Scrap of a military record denoting the first names of negro enlistments in Colored Infantry Regiments. Also mentioned are some officers with the units. The notation of Gallatin and the date of 1863 most probably is associated with the formation...
Sheet music covers; Caricatures; African Americans; Soldiers; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Cover depicts caricatures of five African-American soldiers, three with bayonets, one playing a drum, and one holding a sign reading "Raw Recruits, Capt. Dan Bryant." They appear hapless and comically inept. They are lined up in front of tents in...
Cross dressing; Escapes; Firearms; Tents; Horses; Soldiers; Women; Sheet music covers; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Confederate President Jeff Davis is pictured fleeing (in a crinoline dress) from an army camp, holding a dagger as a bonnet flies off his head. A soldier aims at gun at him and a woman in a dress appears to be in distress. Words by George Cooper....
Sheet music covers; Children; Families; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Lithograph from a photograph of three young children serves as the centerpiece of the cover of a Civil War-era song, dedicated by the author, James G. Clark, to J. Francis Bourns M.D. of Philadelphia, Pa.
Education - Tennessee; Education - History - Tennessee; School buildings - Tennessee; Alvin C. York Agricultural Institute
Front view of York Institute in Fentress County. It is a large brick or stone building set amid pines, and has multiple windows and a low sloped roof. The words "York Institute" are laid out on the grass in the foreground.
Militias; Military officers; Military maneuvers; Military headquarters; Military facilities; Military intelligence
The men of the Headquarters of the Second Brigade, Tennessee State Guard, are shown performing various duties which would be expected of them. They are pictured seated behind desks, on the telephone, examining maps, and monitoring radio equipment.