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Books Of Interest

The Blue and Gray From Hawkins County, Tennessee 1861-1865 (The Federals (hardbound) - The Confederates (hardbound) - The Battles (softbound) by Sheila W. Jobnston, 1995, published by the Hawkins County Genealogical & Historical Society, P. O. Box 429, Rogersville, TN 37857.

Tennesseans In The Civil War Part I: A Military History of Confederate and Union Units; Part II: Roster. Published 1964/1965 by the Civil War Centennial Commission, Nashville, TN.

The Battle of Big Creek November 6, 1863, Hawkins County, TN, by Patrick H. Reynolds III, 216 Carolyn Avenue, Church Hill, Tennessee 37642 (softbound with story of battle, photos of battle area and artifacts from that area). Published 1994 by the Old Stage Printing Company, Rogersville, TN.

A Small Boy's Recollection of the CIVIL WAR by George F. Robertson, 1932, Clover, S.C. (small hardbound) republished by Greene County Heritage Trust, Greeneville, TN.

Miss Nan Beloved Rebel by Margaret Lyons Smith, 1986, The Overmountain Prss, P. O. Box 1261, Johnson City, TN. The true story of a young girl during the period of our country's history 1855-1867. Nan Kindead was a fun-loving girl in her upper teens, one of a large family on a farm six miles from Rogersville, Tennessee. During the war years she became a true-blue Rebel and used her influence to encourage the young men of the community to join the army of the Confederate State of America. She loved to write and to receive letters. The letters and memorabilia in this book are authentic copies of excerpts from her diary during this era.

History of the Thirteenth Regiment Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry U.S.A. by Samuel W. Scott and Samuel P. Angel, 1903; reprinted 1987 by the Overmountain Press, P. O. Box 1261, Johnson City, TN.

Carter's Raid An episode of the Civil War in East Tennessee by William Garret Piston, 1989 by The Overmountain Press, Johnson City, TN. (softbound book which is revised, expanded, and illustrated version of a two-part article, "Carter's Raid," which was published in the 1977 and 1978 annual issues of the East Tennessee Historical Society's Publications.

The Sultana Tragedy America's Greatest Maritime Disaster by Jerry D. Potter, 1992 (hardbound). Published by Pelican Publishing Co., Inc., 1101 Monroe Street, Gretna, LA 70053.

Tennessee Confederate Widows And Their Families Abstracts of 11,190 Confederate Widows Pension Applications. Abstracted by Edna Wiefering. Publication of the Cleveland Public Library Staff & Volunteers, Cleveland, TN, 1992.

Bailey-Britton Family History Book For researchers on the Bailey/Britton families of Hawkins County. Thanks to Lois Baker of GA, for the information that now researchers can order this book. It can be found online at Go to "Out of Print Family Histories". Click on "B". Scroll to Bailey (B221) Book (480) by T. H. Bailey 1962. The book is $52.00 or CD Rom is $24.00..or write to them at: Quintin Publications, P.O. Box 65546, Orange Park FL 32065-7605. Phone: 904-375-1113/Fax: 904-375-1115.

(Thank you Lois for sharing this information with us on the Bailey book!!)

A Unionist In East Tennessee - Captain William K. Byrd and the Mysterious Raid of 1861 by Marvin Byrd, Author, 2011, Book Orders and Info. Phone 832-867-9324, E-mail - ETBYRDS @HOTMAIL.COM

Melungeons - by Jack Goins of Rogersville, TN. Book is 385 pages including index. Listed on Amazon for $25.00 - in home price $20.00. Email

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