Heraldic history of the service of William H. Oliver, U.S. Vols., 12th New York, Militia Infantry. Large framed heraldic design in color. The history is available in New York in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 (1912), 3rd edition, page 1816.
Photocopied photograph of William Raleigh Watkins, 5th Tennessee Mounted Infantry, who fought at the Battle of Missionary Ridge, November 24, 1863. He was born on July 1, 1832, and died on February 22, 1891.
British-made Enfield rifle musket with attached bayonet. Lockplate was manufactured at the Tower, London, England. The bayonet was manufactured the United States. The rifle belonged to Amos Griffith. The initials "JA" are carved in the stock.
Various size mortar rounds. Eight stone ordnance mortar rounds excavated about 30 or 40 feet from Morter and French's Battery. These were never used as there were no mortars at Fort Donelson. They were used at West Point as practice rounds.
Two young brothers from Pulaski, Tennessee. Dressed in black uniforms and holding hands with their arms around their shoulders. Leonidas is on the left and Buckner is on the right. Buckner was killed in the Battle of Perryville, Kentucky. Leonidas...
Letter from M. B. Carter to Tod Carter. The letter was written to Tod while Tod was a prisoner of war at Johnson's Island. The letter is part of a larger collection available on microfilm as TSLA Mf. 1971.
Pete and Hannah Shelton with their five children: Artie Malissa, Vicey J., Elizabeth Ibby, Bettie, and James or Brownlow. Pete Shelton's father, the donor's great grandfather, was killed in the Shelton Laurel Massacre. The Shelton Laurel Massacre...