Leather saddle bags used by Dr. John H. Buford who served in Confederate cavalry and was involved in battles at Forts Henry and Donelson. He was later a doctor in the Lesbia community in Stewart County.
Brass bugle with castellated suture in bell section that confirms it as original to the 1860s. Dovetailed (zippered) seams are found on all Civil War-era bugles. (See North South Trader's Civil War, Vol. 29, no. 4, 2003, pg. 46, Fig. 14.) All...
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.
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.