Sword belonging to Edwin L. Higgins (24 January 1873 to 1 July 1875). Born in Missouri. Served w/Co. I, 7th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, USA. (90 days). Served with Co. K, 33rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry and was wounded at Vicksburg. He was...
Knights of Pythias lapel pin; Confederate Veterans 11th Reunion, Co. H, 16th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, 1901, Memphis lapel ribbon pin; Tracy City lapel pin. Their provenance is a log cabin in Tracy City, Tennessee, during a dig from 1964-1966.
Letter from Benjamin Yarbrough to his wife Mary Jane. He states that he left his camp to visit home but returned without trouble and "they never said a thing" about it. He also comments on the amount of money he will send home. Flag stationary.
Tintype of Henry Jenks and an unidentified individual. Jenks and a friend escaped (dug out) from Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia, and made it safely back to Union territory to rejoin their regiments.