Refracting telescope captured by Federal troops during the Civil War. The Federal troops thought the telescope was the barrel of a brass cannon. It was originally purchased by C. J. Bradley in 1852 for Bethel College. The telescope cost almost...
Alabama monument at Shiloh National Military Park. Monument consists of a stone pedestal carved with crossed rifle and flag and the letters "C.S.A." The monument is topped by a stone carving of stacked cannon balls.
"Tales as told by one of the few remaining Ex Slaves in the South" from Liberty, Tennessee, in Cannon County. W. M. Organ Jr. worked with the Ford Motor Co., and Turner told Organ his story. 13 pages total. The old paper used was from an...
Civil wars; Military officers; Generals; Peace; Surrenders; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Cover depicts Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Gen. Robert E. Lee, in uniform, shaking hands, with the slogan "Let us have peace" printed above them. The remains of the battlefield are shown on the ground around them, including cannon, flags, and a drum.
Soldiers; Military uniforms; Campaigns & battles; Howitzers; Cannons; Artillery (Weaponry); World War, 1914-1918
Group of American soldiers in the process of loading a howitzer. There is a sign on a tree that reads: "7th Bty Howitzer Regt CAC" indicating this group to be a part of the Seventh Battery Howitzer Regiment of the Coastal Artillery Corps.
Street scene on the main square in Ripley, Tennessee, during a celebration involving Confederate veterans and members of the Daughters of the Confederacy. Ten individuals pose in front of a large siege cannon.