A deck dolly (two wheel cart for hauling ordnance, supplies, etc. on board the boat) from the U.S.S. W.W. Cheeseman which sank during the attack on Johnsonville in November 1864. This was recovered from the Tennessee River by local divers.
A group of five African-American girls are gathered together near a wooden fence and wooden house. Several of the girls are smiling. A white woman in a long dress can be seen in the background walking the other way.
Steamboats; Ox teams; Laborers; Rivers; Farming; Bodies of water
A man with a hat stands next to a team of oxen. A river and a steamboat can be seen in the background. The man is standing near some wooden structures, one of which may be a barn. The name of the steamboat is the "City of Memphis."
A man with a long stick (4 or more feet) in his hands sits on the stoop of a rough wooden cabin. He wears frayed and patched overalls with a shirt, suit jacket, and hat. His left shoe appears to be untied.
A pictorial representation in lithographic form of Nashivlle during the Civil War, with the camp of the Illinois 16th Volunteer Regiment at Edgefield in the foreground. The Cumberland River is seen in the background with gunboats and riverboats...
A posed picture showing six individuals in hats (three men and three women) on and beside a wagon pulled by two mules. Two of the men are wearing riverboat captain's hats. In the background there appears to be bailed cotton with at least two...
Logs; Lumber industry; Lumber; Ox teams; Cattle; Carts & wagons; Cutover lands; Clearing of land; Bodies of water
A team of oxen yoked together stand beside wagons loaded with hand hewn crossties. The crossties were hewn by seasonal workers using a broadaxe and delivered to river landing tieyards for shipping by steamboat.
A waterfront view showing three African American men. One man sits at the edge of the river near a mule-powered ferry. The second man is on the ferry with two mules. The third man sits above the bank on a cliff. Rocks, driftwood and a large iron...