Papers of John T. Wilder

Steven Cox, Head of Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, talked about the Civil War… read more

Steven Cox, Head of Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, talked about the Civil War Papers of John T. Wilder, including the impact of the war as expressed in Wilder’s letters to his wife. General John T. Wilder was one of Chattanooga’s most distinguished citizens in the last half of the 19th century. He was not a native, but a northerner, who relocated to the city after attacking it as a Union officer during the Civil War. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, from December 15-19 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.  The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Jan 18, 2014
Last Aired:
Jan 19, 2014

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  • Jan 18, 2014 | 12:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2014 | 6:55am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2014 | 10:56am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2014 | 1:55pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2014 | 11:52pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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