Letter to Mary Black (Knoxville, Tenn., 1862)

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Creator:Black, Hugh 1835-1915
Title:Letter to Mary Black (Knoxville, Tenn., 1862)
Date:1862 June 24

Letter from Hugh to his wife Mary, describing the city of Knoxville from a visitor's standpoint and the conditions from a soldier's standpoint. He adds that Knoxville is the home of William Gannaway Brownlow (a well-known Union supporter) and speculates the tension that could come from Federal armies who are "threatening an attack every day".

Local identifier: MSS98-3b1802f2i1

Subjects:Tennessee--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Collection:FSU Civil War Collection
Institution:Florida State University Libraries, Special Collections
Contributors:Florida State University Libraries. Special Collections
Online Publisher:Digital Library Center, Florida State University Libraries
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