Excerpts from the diary of William Luther Bigelow Lawrence. He details joining the Nashville Guards, the scarcity of provisions, and the surrender of Nashville. He proclaims the trampling of private rights by Federal soldiers, the fleeing of his...
Special Field Order No. 69 from Headquarters, Department of the Cumberland, calling for creation of a commission to investigate damages sustained by Nashville citizens and their property during Federal occupation.
The illistration on page 69 is identified as Figure 36. It is a line drawing representing an entire unit caught in a Viet-Cong (VC) ambush. The schematic is followed by textual directions on the proper military response to this situation.
Shadowbox containing Spencer bullets, .69 and .58 caliber bullets, pocket knives, and button pieces. All of the materials in the shadowbox were dug at Parkers Crossroads Battlefield in Henderson County, Tennessee.
.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.