Brass and steel shoulder scale found in Hardeman County, Tenn. These were issued to US cavalrymen and artillerymen to wear on the shoulder of the mounted service jacket. They were also issued to infantry and heavy artillerymen to wear on the...
Correspondence; Fathers; Mothers; Campaigns & battles; Civil Wars; War
Letter from Mary Guthrie Latta to her husband, Samuel R. Latta, dated August 19, 1861. Although she has hoped that Samuel Latta's unit would be ordered into retreat in Tennessee, they have instead been ordered to New Madrid, Missouri.
Letter from G. G. Rutledge to his father G. R. Rutledge concerning a sermon by Dr. Pitts; joining a company in Greene County as a Lieutenant; the quality of volunteers for the army; purchasing new clothing; and buying flour.
Military personnel; Soldiers; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Hats; Arms & armament
Eleven soldiers in a squad about to go on a patrol around the signal base on Vung Chua Mountain. A soldier in front of the group poses with an M-60 machine gun. He has belts of ammunition for the weapon over both shoulders. The soldiers in the...
Military personnel; Soldiers; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Helmets; Trucks
A soldier sitting in the back of a truck about to leave Vung Chua Mountain, probably headed to Qui Nhon or to a patrol on the other side of the mountain. He wears sunglasses and a wristwatch and displays the signal brigade patch on his sleeve.
Mountains; Military facilities; Trucks; Cities & towns
Eight soldiers posing in and around a truck in Qui Nhon. Chris Ammons is standing in the center wearing glasses, helmet, and flak jacket. Other soldiers wear hats, helmets, or no headgear at all. Only one carries an M16.
The last fifteen Confederate veterans living in Pulaski, Giles County, Tennessee, posing in a line. Alll men wear dark suits except the one on the far right wearing grey. Several of the men have canes.
Reprint of a daguerreotype of two enlisted soldiers and officer, Nicholas Blackwell. All wear tri-corner hats w/ 5-pointed stars, distinctive to Mississippi troops. James Blackwell was an ensign and flag bearer for Co. K, 21st Miss. Inf. Regt....
Tintype of three unidentified Union soldiers taken in the field. Two of the men are seated, the third is standing in front of a tent. All three men wear standard U. S. enlisted frock coats and forage caps.