Confederate States of America (CSA) bond with interest coupons to be clipped every six months. The item was signed by N. Palmer, the Register of the Treasury. The $100 bond would mature July 1, 1878, at 8% interest.
$500 Confederate bond: "Two years after the Ratification of a Treaty between the Confederate States & United States the C.S.A. will pay to the bearer on demand $500." Handed down in the family from Sherman Blair.
Written on the back of John Hare Bond's checks, this story recounts Fielding Hurst's harassment of West Tennessee planter Uncle Lewis "Luke" Bond. Hurst, a rare Unionist in the region, raised units of scouts and cavalry. They patrolled Federal...
Letter from Thomas Crutchfield Jr. to James R. Hood. Crutchfield makes an effort to prove his loyalty to the Union by recounting his opposition to secession, his informing the Federals of troop movements, his supplying of the Union army with...
Letter from Robert A. Rutledge to Mary Minerva Rutledge concerning the climate and his living conditions, provisions, and financial situation. He attempts to dissuade his father from visiting him at the camp but expresses his weariness of the war...
Draft; Recruiting & enlistment; Soldiers; Government officials
Sergeant Alvin C. York is talking with Major Hilton Butler at the Fentress County draft office at Jamestown. Both men are in business suits and are shown with paperwork, a stamp by a filing cabinet, and a 1940 calendar behind them.
Men; Soldiers; Heroes; Government officials; Government facilities; Stairways; Doors & doorways
York as Chairman of the Fentress County Selective Service Board leaves his office at the end of the day. A hand-lettered plywood sign on the outside of the building designates the office and the chairman of the board.
Sergeant Alvin C. York is shown laughing at some remark made by J. R. Hull (uncle of Cordell Hull) at the Fentress County draft office in Jamestown. York is in a business suit and Mr. Hull is shown in a denim jacket and wearing a leather mitten.