Union bass drum with two drum sticks, one spur, a Civil War medal, and drum strap. It was used in Masonic parades after the war in Indiana. Written around the drum head are the names of the battles Shiloh, Chickamauga, and Stones River.
Pass granting permission to W. M. Cox to visit "East Tennessee at Pleasure" provided he does not "communicate in writing, or verbally, for publication any fact ascertained, which, if known to the enemy might be injurious to the Confederate States...
Envelope printed by Mumford and Company from the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the U. S. for the Southern District of Ohio. Features an image of the Devil under which the text "the First Secessionist" is printed.
Horse blanket made from woven fibers of Spanish moss. The blanket was dug from the Trinity Lane, Bicentennial Mall area (Nashville, Tennessee) in 1996-1997. The site was part of the city dump during the Civil War.
Tintype of Russell Lasetor Brown of Co. H, 16th Inf., CSA. He is holding his musket and Colt revolver. Brown was born in Warren County, Tennessee, on October 24, 1842. He enlisted in the Confederate Army on May 18, 1861.
Carte-de-visite of Monroe Pointer, who joined Co. L, 154th Tenn. Inf., in Memphis, March 1862. He was wounded in the neck at Shiloh and ended the war as a conscript at the Grenada, Miss., supply depot, May 1865.
Carte-de-visite of Martha Tennessee Pointer. She married Monroe Pointer in 1858. Their children died in 1862 and 1863. Mrs. Pointer died in January 1866. The child pictured is believed to be the one who died in 1863 as they appear to be in...
Carte-de-visite of Kinloch Falconer of Holly Springs, Mississippi. He was the Assistant Adjutant of the Army of Tennessee, CSA, rank of major. Falconer died of yellow fever in September 1878 in Holly Springs, Mississippi.