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Letters from Colonel John Williams [Letter dated Knoxville, Sept. 29, 1815 to Adam Huntsman and one dated Knoxville, Sept. 21, 1815 to Capt. Wm. King] The originals of the above letters are in my possession; and may be seen by any person on appl

Letters from Colonel John Williams [Letter dated Knoxville, Sept. 29, ...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 174, Folder 5.

Proposals for publishing by subscription the life of Major General Andrew Jackson, comprising a full history of the late war in the south, from the commencement of the hostilities with the Creek Indians, to the defeat of the British before New O

Proposals for publishing by subscription the life of Major General And...

On verso: 2-90.244.20. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 174, Folder 4a.

Abstract of provisions, issued from the to the troops of the United States, stationed at by under special contract. [Nashville, Tenn. 1819].

Abstract of provisions, issued from the to the troops of the United St...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 3 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 174, Folder 8. Copy scanned: 2

In honor of the election of our distinguished fellow-citizen General Andrew Jackson, to the presidency of the United States, you are respectfully invited to attend a ball in Nashville ... Nashville, December 10, 1828.

In honor of the election of our distinguished fellow-citizen General A...

Printed on satin.; Jackson, Andrew.; On verso: 09-82-038.351 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection... more

Some account of some of the bloody deeds of General Jackson

Some account of some of the bloody deeds of General Jackson

One of the well-known "coffin hand bills" originated by Republican editor John Binns in his campaign against presidential candidate Andrew Jackson. The six coffins across the top of the broadside represent six... more

... To the public. The following document, in the form of a letter to Mr. James Jackson, has been presented to him, and he has refused to answer [accusing General Jackson and others of fraudulent land deals] Nashville Banner and Nashville Whig.

... To the public. The following document, in the form of a letter to ...

Jackson, Andrew.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 174, Folder 17.

To the public. It will be recollected, that in a publication which I felt it my duty to make on the 9th of April last, in relation to the punishment of John Wood, I spoke of Doctor James L. Armstrong, the reputed author of "A Tennessean," as "an

To the public. It will be recollected, that in a publication which I f...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 174, Folder 14.

The hermitage

The hermitage

Print shows a distant view of the Hermitage, with trees on the left and horses in a fenced pasture in the foreground.

The hermitage drawn by T. Birch, from a description funished by a friend at Washington, D.C. ; engraved by J.W. Steel

The hermitage drawn by T. Birch, from a description funished by a frie...

Print shows a distant view of the Hermitage, with trees on the left and horses in a fenced pasture in the foreground. Title from item. Trimmed to within plate mark.

List of Senators of the General Assembly, of the State of Tennessee, convened at Nashville on the furst Monday in October, 1849 - whose election extends for two years from the second day of August, 1849. Prepared by Ramond B. Sloan, for the memb

List of Senators of the General Assembly, of the State of Tennessee, c...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 175, Folder 9.

Topographical map of Nashville, Tenn. /

Topographical map of Nashville, Tenn. /

Shows physical relief, street rights-of-way, railroads, and outstanding buildings. Does not show vernacular buildings or other cultural features. Relief shown by gradated hachures. Signed in ink handwriting at ... more

Sir John B. Morris / C. C. Giers, 43 & 45 Union St., Nashville, Tenn.

Sir John B. Morris / C. C. Giers, 43 & 45 Union St., Nashville, Tenn.

Photograph shows Morris in Masonic regalia including gauntlets, belt, and sash standing next to table with crucifix, book, and skull on top.

Sir John McClelland / C. C. Giers, 43 & 45 Union St., Nashville, Tenn.

Sir John McClelland / C. C. Giers, 43 & 45 Union St., Nashville, Tenn.

Photograph shows McClelland in Masonic regalia including gauntlets, belt, and sash. Negative no. 14350. Title from item. Originally in album belonging to Joel B. Clough, Civilian Engineer, United States Militar... more

[Unidentified man in Masonic regalia including gauntlets, belt, sash, and Knights Templar hat with sword] / C. C. Giers, Nashville.

[Unidentified man in Masonic regalia including gauntlets, belt, sash, ...

Title devised by Library staff. Originally in album belonging to Joel B. Clough, Civilian Engineer, United States Military Railroad, 1863 and 1864. Gift; Florence C. Abel; 1961.

Sir Jas. McCallum / C. C. Giers, 43 & 45 Union St., Nashville, Tenn.

Sir Jas. McCallum / C. C. Giers, 43 & 45 Union St., Nashville, Tenn.

Photograph shows McCallum in Masonic regalia including belt and sash standing next to table with folded gauntlets on top. Negative no. 14951. Title from item. Originally in album belonging to Joel B. Clough, Ci... more

Sir John Frizzell / C. C. Giers, 43 & 45 Union St., Nashville, Tenn.

Sir John Frizzell / C. C. Giers, 43 & 45 Union St., Nashville, Tenn.

Photograph shows Frizzell in Masonic regalia including gauntlets, belt, and sash standing next to table with hat on top. Negative no. 13965. Title from item. Originally in album belonging to Joel B. Clough, Civ... more

Mr. W. H. Crisp, Lessee and manager of Crisp's gaiety, New Orleans; Savannah and Augusta, Georgia; Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee; Montgomery and Huntsville, Alabama; and manager of the Parodi grand Italian opera company. Mr. & Mrs. W. H. Cris

Mr. W. H. Crisp, Lessee and manager of Crisp's gaiety, New Orleans; Sa...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 175, Folder 17.

Battlefields in front of Nashville where the United States forces commanded by Major General Geo. H. Thomas defeated and routed the Rebel army under General Hood, December 15th & 16th, 1864

Battlefields in front of Nashville where the United States forces comm...

Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 431 Detailed map indicating troop positions, names of commanders, fortifications, roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, and relief by hachures. Map includes a brief ... more

Sir Morton B. Howell / C. C. Giers, 43 & 45 Union St., Nashville, Tenn.

Sir Morton B. Howell / C. C. Giers, 43 & 45 Union St., Nashville, Tenn...

Photograph shows Howell in Masonic regalia including gauntlets, belt, and sash standing next to table with book and hat on top. Negative no. 14212. Title from item. Originally in album belonging to Joel B. Clou... more

[Captain Andreas Winter, Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Regiment, full-length portrait, standing, facing front] / T.M. Schleier's Cartes de Visite Photograph Gallery, Nashville, Tenn.

[Captain Andreas Winter, Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Regiment, f...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Adolph Metzner photograph album ..., no. 43. Color laser copy reference surrogate, showing front and back of photo, filed with finding aids for LOT 8751 in P&P Reading Room.

Hospital ship, Nashville

Hospital ship, Nashville

Title from item.

[2nd Lieutenant Julius Richardt, Union officer in the 24th Illinois Infantry Regiment, full-length portrait, standing, facing front] / T.M. Schleier's Cartes de Visite Photograph Gallery, Nashville, Tenn.

[2nd Lieutenant Julius Richardt, Union officer in the 24th Illinois In...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Adolph Metzner photograph album ..., no. 47. Color laser copy reference surrogate, showing front and back of photo, filed with finding aids for LOT 8751 in P&P Reading Room.

[Lieutenant Robert A. Wolff, Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Regiment, full-length portrait, facing front] / T.M. Schleier's Cartes de Visite Photograph Gallery, Nashville, Tenn.

[Lieutenant Robert A. Wolff, Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Regimen...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Adolph Metzner photograph album ..., no. 38. Color laser copy reference surrogate, showing front and back of photo, filed with finding aids for LOT 8751 in P&P Reading Room.

[Captain Charles Nagel, Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Regiment, full-length portrait, standing, facing front] / T.M. Schleier's Cartes de Visite Photograph Gallery, Nashville, Tenn.

[Captain Charles Nagel, Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Regiment, fu...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Adolph Metzner photograph album ..., no. 31. Color laser copy reference surrogate, showing front and back of photo, filed with finding aids for LOT 8751 in P&P Reading Room.

[Brigade Commisariat Captain Edward Mueller, Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Regiment, bust portrait, facing front] / T.M. Schleier's Cartes de Visite Photograph Gallery, Nashville, Tenn.

[Brigade Commisariat Captain Edward Mueller, Union officer in the 32nd...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Adolph Metzner photograph album ..., no. 24. Color laser copy reference surrogate, showing front and back of photo, filed with finding aids for LOT 8751 in P&P Reading Room.

Maj. Gen. Thomas / A.S. Morse, photographer, Dep't. of the Cumberland, Branch of Hd. Qrs., 25 Cedar Street, Nashville, Tenn.

Maj. Gen. Thomas / A.S. Morse, photographer, Dep't. of the Cumberland,...

Photograph shows portrait of Major General George Henry Thomas, known as the "Rock of Chickamauga." Title from item. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection o... more

[Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad tracks at the foot of Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga, Tenn.]

[Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad tracks at the foot of Lookout Moun...

Photo by R.M. Cressey. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Civil War, 1861-1865 RR; Shelf.

[William Wagner, a surgeon in the 24th Illinois Regiment, full-length portrait, standing, facing front] / T.M. Schleier's Cartes de Visite Photograph Gallery, Nashville, Tenn.

[William Wagner, a surgeon in the 24th Illinois Regiment, full-length ...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Adolph Metzner photograph album ..., no. 42. Inscribed on item: 7 April, 1863. Color laser copy reference surrogate, showing front and back of photo, filed with finding aids ... more

[Captain Frederick "Ned" Trenk (Trenck), Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Regiment, full-length portrait, standing, facing front] / T.M. Schleier's Cartes de Visite Photograph Gallery, Nashville, Tenn.

[Captain Frederick "Ned" Trenk (Trenck), Union officer in the 32nd Ind...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Adolph Metzner photograph album ..., no. 41. Color laser copy reference surrogate, showing front and back of photo, filed with finding aids for LOT 8751 in P&P Reading Room.

[Captain Frederick Ludwig (Lodewig), Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Regiment, full-length portrait, facing front] / T.M. Schleier's Cartes de Visite Photograph Gallery, Nashville, Tenn.

[Captain Frederick Ludwig (Lodewig), Union officer in the 32nd Indiana...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Adolph Metzner photograph album ..., no. 37. Color laser copy reference surrogate, showing front and back of photo, filed with finding aids for LOT 8751 in P&P Reading Room.

General view of the city of Nashville, Tennessee

General view of the city of Nashville, Tennessee

From: Harper's Weekly, 1862 March 8, p. 152.

Topographical sketch of the environs of Nashville, Tennessee /

Topographical sketch of the environs of Nashville, Tennessee /

Shows railroads, turnpikes, and common roads merging on Nashville from the south. Villiages, churches, and the names of some residents are depicted along these routes. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 433.4 Descrip... more

The campaign in Kentucky--The national troops under General Johnston advancing on the Louisville and Nashville Turnpike, overtaken by the equipage and baggage train on the Louisville and Nashville Railroad / from a sketch by our special artist with General Buell's command.  The campaign on the Potomac--Unsuccessful attempt of the Rebels to destroy dam no. 5, on the upper Potomac, near Williamsport, Maryland, December 1861 / from a sketch by Capt. Henry Bacon of the 13th Massachusetts volunteers.

The campaign in Kentucky--The national troops under General Johnston a...

2 illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1862 Jan. 18, p. 129.

[Tenn. - Nashville - "the railroad bridge over the Cumberland..."]

[Tenn. - Nashville - "the railroad bridge over the Cumberland..."]

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1862, p. 153. Reference copy may be in LOT 4388 L. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Bird's eye view of the tidal docks at Southampton, showing the relative positions of the Nashville and the Tuscarora

Bird's eye view of the tidal docks at Southampton, showing the relativ...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1862 Feb. 16. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

129th Reg + ILL Volls. [sic] at camp "Lady Polk," Nashville, Tenn

129th Reg + ILL Volls. [sic] at camp "Lady Polk," Nashville, Tenn

Ink sketch within oval border of Federal encampment with numerous tents, trees and a flagpole with the Union flag.

The Capitol, Nashville, (Tenn.)

The Capitol, Nashville, (Tenn.)

This record contains unverified data from shelflist. Plate from: Photographic views of Sherman's campaign / from negatives taken in the field by Geo. N. Barnard. New York : 1866. Published in: Photographic view... more

Nashville--Tenn. and vicinity 1863 /

Nashville--Tenn. and vicinity 1863 /

Sketch map showing fortifications, picket lines, camps of the 105th and 129th Ill. regiments, roads, city streets, railroads, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/dark blue). Added late... more

Charles A. Fuller / Landy, photographer, 68 & 70 [West Fourth Street, Cincinna]ti.

Charles A. Fuller / Landy, photographer, 68 & 70 [West Fourth Street, ...

Originally in album belonging to Joel B. Clough, Civilian Engineer, United States Military Railroad, 1863 and 1864. Signed on recto: Respectfully, Charles A. Fuller. Signed on verso: J. B. Clough and annotated ... more

U.S. Quartermaster's repair shops on Nashville Turnpike, Nashville, Tenn., March, 1864

U.S. Quartermaster's repair shops on Nashville Turnpike, Nashville, Te...

No. 8501. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Battlefields in front of Nashville where the United States forces commanded by Major General Geo. H. Thomas defeated and routed the Rebel army under General Hood, December 15th & 16th 1864 /

Battlefields in front of Nashville where the United States forces comm...

From "39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A." Legend in the upper left corner contains a brief resume of each day's action while the map shows troop positions, roads, railroads, hachu... more

Army of the Cumberland - Nashville and its fortifications

Army of the Cumberland - Nashville and its fortifications

Tents of Wilson's cavalry on hill, six miles from Nashville. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 8, no. 418 (1864 Dec. 31), p. 844.

U.S. Quartermaster's warehouse, Nashville, Tenn., March, 1864

U.S. Quartermaster's warehouse, Nashville, Tenn., March, 1864

No. 8502. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

U.S. Quartermaster's repair shops on Franklin Turnpike, Nashville, Tenn., March, 1864

U.S. Quartermaster's repair shops on Franklin Turnpike, Nashville, Ten...

No. 8500. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Nashville, Tenn. 1865(?). Sanitary commission, Planters hotel, Sumner Street, known as the soldiers' home

Nashville, Tenn. 1865(?). Sanitary commission, Planters hotel, Sumner ...

US Army Signal Corps "Brady photographs" catalogue, 1921, no. B-929. No. QM-929. Title from item. Caption continues: "FSA copy negative no. 40486-ZA, after a photographer working under the direction of Matthew ... more

H. W. Erskine / T. M. Schleier, photographer, Nashville & Knoxville, Tenn.

H. W. Erskine / T. M. Schleier, photographer, Nashville & Knoxville, T...

Photograph shows portrait of Liberian man in suit and bowtie. Title from item. The American Colonization Society was organized in 1817 to resettle African Americans in Liberia. Forms part of: Ambrotype/Tintype ... more

Map of Davidson County Tennessee, from actual surveys made by order of the county court of Davidson County, 1871 /

Map of Davidson County Tennessee, from actual surveys made by order of...

Includes view of Nashville from the west. LC Land ownership maps, 870 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Jubilee singers, Fisk University, Nashville, Tenn. / negative by Black.

Jubilee singers, Fisk University, Nashville, Tenn. / negative by Black...

Photo shows a studio group portrait of the Fisk University Jubilee Singers, with (from l. to r.) Minnie Tate, Greene Evans, Isaac Dickerson, Jennie Jackson, Maggie Porter, Ella Sheppard, Thomas Rutling, Benjami... more

Map of the battle of Nashville, dec. 15th & 16th 1864

Map of the battle of Nashville, dec. 15th & 16th 1864

Scale ca. 1:110,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 430 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 34, Aug. 1887. p. 611. Indicates troop and cavalry positions, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, and reli... more

Map of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Ry.; and connections.

Map of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Ry.; and connections.

Map of United States showing major relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, railroad stations, the railroad network, with emphasis on Tennessee. Names of railroads along the lines are indicated. This lin... more

Extempo club of Fisk University, Nashville, Tenn.

Extempo club of Fisk University, Nashville, Tenn.

Nine young black men posed, seated around two small tables.