"The Capture of Clarksville, Tennessee" shows a map and is numbered 9297. Other articles include "The Rebel Fort Donelson" and "Additional Details of the Battle." Both are dated Monday, February 17, 1862.
Letter to Miss Mary (Mollie) Pearre from unknown writer, who was a prisoner at Elmira in New York, Ward Number 38. The letter discusses slavery and inquires after the health of the family. The two were cousins. See Mary L. Pearre Diary &...
Letter from J. W. Hewlins to his cousin, Mary Pearre. Hewlins was a prisoner of war in Elmira, New York, Ward 16. The letter discusses Hewlins oath of allegiance to the Union. See Mary L. Pearre Diary & Photographs, TSLA Microfilm # 1957.
A letter from J. W. Huline (?) to his cousin, Mary (Mollie) Pearre. Huline was a prisoner of war in Elmira, New York., Ward 38, Barricks No. 3. See Mary L. Pearre Diary & Photographs, TSLA Microfilm # 1957.
New York Herald featuring the account of the Lincoln assassination. The bylines include, "Important Assassination of President Lincoln. The President Shot at the Theatre Last Evening. Secretary Seward daggered in his bed but not mortally wounded."
Washington County, New York General Affidavit in the matter of a pension claim of Amos P. Ingrohaus stating that his son, John H. Ingrohaus, was not killed in the Battle of Fair Oaks. John Ingrohaus was a member of Company l, 96th Regiment N. Y....
Remington Model 1858 .36 caliber Navy revolver. This type of gun was mostly used by Federal soldiers. It was made by E. Remington & Sons in Ilion, New York. It has a patent date of September 14, 1858, inscribed on the underside of the barrel.
Carte de visite of Gen. Joseph Horace Lewis. Lewis was commander of Gen. John C. Breckenridge's Orphan Brigade, comprised of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th, and 9th Ky. Inf. Regts. along with two batteries of artillery. After the war, Lewis was elected to...
Authorized by President Lincoln in 1863, two examples of the first "greenback" paper currency backed by the authority of the federal government as legal tender. First U.S. paper money in the form of modern dollar bills.
One of the original legal tender U. S. government "greenback" notes, this fifty-cent fractional currency note with image of President Abraham Lincoln is dated with the March 1863 Act that created the first Federal dollar bills.