Tennessee, East--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The Autobiography, or Memoirs of Dr. A. Jobe consists of an original bound volume; a poem and a letter found inside the volume; photocopies of two documents about Dr. Abraham Jobe and his autobiography; and a photocopy of a typed transcript of the autobiography. Dr. Jobe wrote his memoirs between 1849 and 1904 to document his youth in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama; his medical and surgical practice in northwestern North Carolina and northeast Tennessee; and his Civil War...
Collection — Other Folder 1 in Box C
Identifier: 500-AppMs 139
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a photocopy of the typewritten Biography of Dr. and Mrs. A. S. N. Dobson of Limestone R.F.D. Tenn. According to the title page, Dobson wrote the biography between 1910 and 1914, and his son, Roy Calvin, edited the document in 1915. The Dobson autobiography covers aspects of Dobson's life from his conscription into the Confederate army in 1862, through his postwar career as a medical doctor in the Broylesville area. Inserted at the conclusion of the biography are...
Collection — Other Folders 1-3 in Box C
Scope and Contents The Fannie A. Fain Diaries consist of photocopies of two handwritten diaries, plus a typed transcription of the first diary. The first one covers the period of the Civil War and dates from November 26, 1863 through March 19, 1865; and the second one covers the latter part of her life dating from March 6, 1867 to March 6, 1898. The first diary gives a glimpse of daily life in upper East Tennessee during the Civil War. She specifically mentions events at Zollicoffer (now Bluff City,...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection — Other Folder 1 in Box H
Identifier: 500-AppMs 463
Scope and Contents The Hiram Fain Diary is a transcript of Fain's observations between October 21, 1850 and February 28, 1870. In the diary, Hiram Fain relates his day-to-day activities including planting and harvesting at Spring Vale Farm, legal activities such as preparing wills, working at the bank, and caring for livestock. He also describes weather conditions, astronomical events, an earthquake in 1861, the sale of slaves, the illness and death of family and friends, and local events and news. In his daily...
Collection — Other Folders 1-5 in Box G