Coin purse (from the First National Bank of Camden, Tennessee) that belonged to Willis Crawford Rushing (1826-1916). Rushing was a Civil War veteran living in Benton County in 1897. He used the coin purse to carry bullets.
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Confederate soldier outfitted in full uniform and holding his rifle stands atop shaft of granite in a corner of the Dyersburg Courthouse Square. Background consists of Courthouse yard, cars, and downtown storefronts, with people on the sidewalk.
Confederate soldier with poised rifle is positioned atop the Confederate Monument at Murfreesboro. The background of the image is occupied by the Rutherford County Courthouse, fronted by 1950s-1960s era automobiles and parking meters.
Photograph of married couple, Confederate veteran, joined Brown's 55th Cavalry from Benton County. His regiment was absorbed by Co. A, 24th Infantry. He was wounded in the Battle of Shiloh, although not severely. May have been captured and then...