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John Chauncey papers, correspondence, and memorabilia

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-010
The John Chauncey papers, correspondence, and memorabilia collection contains correspondence, photographs, military records, and memorabilia collected during Captain Chauncey's service as a Union officer in the United States Civil War. The scope of the collection ranges from 1830 to 1950.The collection includes material related to the Civil War career of Captain John D.P.A.M. Chauncey, of Madison, Indiana. Captain Chauncey was with the 13th Indiana Volunteers. There is also correspondence relating to Captain Chauncey and his descendents, some of whom lived in Chattanooga. Included in the collection are items of clothing from officers and soldiers, Civil War documents, books, medals, and company books.

Dates

  • 1830-1950

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The John Chauncey papers, correspondence, and memorabilia collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The John Chauncey papers, correspondence, and memorabilia collection is in the public domain and may used without copyright restriction.

Extent

5.46 Linear Feet (5 Boxes)

Biographical / Historical

John Chauncey was born in Madison Indiana on August 15, 1820. Chauncey served as Captain of Company D during the Civil War with the United States Army's 13th Indiana Cavalry Regiment. After the war, Chauncey returned to Madison, where he died on July 3, 1877 in a coal oil explosion.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Maltier Hagan and Franklin Goode donated the John Chauncey papers, correspondence, and memorabilia to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on 1983 August 19.
Title
John Chauncey papers, correspondence, and memorabilia
Status
under_revision
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Special Collections repository

Contact:
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga Tennessee 37403 USA