Model 1850 foot officer's sword. Evidence of acid-etched engraving. No maker's mark. This item belonged to the family of Warner Bass. Mr. Blackman Dunn of Grassmere was killed at the Battle of Chickamauga. This sword and watch were sent home.
William Hodge captured this Confederate canteen. Wooden barrel stave canteen hand-painted by the owner, William Henry Olds Hodge, Company I, 5th Kansas Cavalry from Coffey County, Kansas. Inscription: "This canteen was taken on the 4th of July 1863...
Letter from Margaret McClarty Maxwell to her husband, Edwin W. R. Maxwell (May 16, 1805 - August 15, 1873), defending the scarcity and brevity of her previous letters and relaying family news. They had nine children.
Letter from Edwin W. R. Maxwell (May 16, 1805 - August 15, 1873) to his daughter, Cornelia, on June 7, 1863, regarding her previous letter and being wounded by a shell on his right leg on May 14, 1863.
Saber of William Bowen Campbell. U. S. Model 1840 light artillery saber made by Cabbotville Manufacturer in Massachusetts. Saber features standard U. S. stamp and inspector's mark and was used during Mexican War and Civil War.
Letter from James Thomas to Mr. John E. Morris of Hartford, Connecticut, regarding business and his service as First Lieutenant of Company F, 47th Regiment North Carolina Infantry during the Civil War.