Heraldic history of the service of William H. Oliver, U.S. Vols., 12th New York, Militia Infantry. Large framed heraldic design in color. The history is available in New York in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 (1912), 3rd edition, page 1816.
Sampler made by Jane E. Penn. The sampler includes Penn's date of birth, October 14, 1816, and an image of the school she attended. Also stitched on the sampler is the verse: "Religion should our thoughts engage, amidst our youthful bloom, it...
.69 caliber converted smoothbore converted flintlock, Model 1842, even though dated "1852" on lockplate. Provenance uncertain, could have been used by either side. Found in Crisp home in Raleigh, Shelby County, Tenn.
Henry served in Co. G, "Jackson Grays," 6th Tenn. Inf. Regt., CSA. Taken at Union City in summer of 1862 when Henry was 20 years old. Photographed with 1816 Springfield rifle and kepi cap. Tintype has a "halo" effect common in such photographs.