Friday, November 6, 2015

Doing the inventory

Following Wednesday's post on putting the story of "The Notorious Captain Thornhill" into written form, here is an inventory of previous blog posts that have touched on this story or related participants. I am also including a list of reference material which will be used in framing the story.

- Young John at the Convention (6 Aug 2015)
- Neighbors and Family (29 Jul 2015)
- Another connection in the Civil War pension file of Thomas Thornhill (5 Jul 2015)
- Another in the web of family (1 Jul 2015)
- In support of his kin (29 Jun 2015)
- Another look at the Thornhill and Gass family (27 May 2015)
- Tennessee Supreme Court decision in Rankin v State (31 Dec 2013)
- Supreme Court Case File of Rankin v State (30 Dec 2013)
- Timeline in the case of Captain John Thornhill (3 Nov 2013)
- Testimony on behalf of John Thornhill (31 Oct 2013)
- More on the case against Colonel Parsons (19 Oct 2013)
- Indictment of Colonel Parsons (16 Oct 2013)
- Those Places Thursday - A Corner of Hamblen County (27 Dec 2012)
- A Mother's Pension Application (19 Dec 2012)
- From the Desk of the President, 1866 (21 Nov 2012)
- Pension File of Joseph Jones, Pt 3 (18 Nov 2012)
- Civil War Pension File of Joseph Jones, Pt 2 (16 Nov 2012)
- Military Monday - Civil War Pension of Joseph Jones, Pt 1 (12 Nov 2012)
- Military Monday - The Confederate Pension of Martin V Jones (18 Jun 2012)
- Jones Family in the Civil War, Part 2 (27 Mar 2012)
- Jones Family in the Civil War, Part 1 (8 Mar 2012)
- Sympathy Saturday - A Mother's Pension Denied (25 Feb 2012)
- Military Monday - Captain John Thornhill (20 Feb 2012)
- Tombstone Tuesday - Cpl Francis Marion Jones (31 Jan 2012)

Reference Material:

Oliver Perry Temple's East Tennessee and the Civil War (1899)
Diary of Kate Livingston 1859-1868
News articles via Library of Congress Chronicling America
News articles via Newspapers.com
Rankin v State of Tennessee, 78 US 380 (1870)
Tennessee Supreme Court case in Rankin v State
Civil case file in Jefferson County
Court martial of Joseph Parsons & all (military cases)
US Army Adjunct General files on the Thornhill case (1863-1871)
East Tennessee Convention (1861)
Civil War service records via Fold3.com

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