This engraving entitled "Decisive Charge Upon Byrne's Confederate Battery, By The Seventy-Eight Pennsylvania and Twenty-First Ohio Volunteers, at the Battle of Murfreesboro, January 2d 1863" was published in an 1892 edition of Harper's Weekly.
Copy engraving depicts "Forrest's Raiders Attacking Irvin[g] Prison" on August 22, 1864. Taken from a September 10, 1864, Harper's Weekly, sketched by George H. Ellsbury. Gen. Nathan B. Forrest's cavalry carried out a daring daytime raid on...
East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad Company bonds, issued in Jonesborough, Tenn. Before the war, the ET & VA Railroad was the chief line going through upper East Tennessee. The document contains a very nice engraving of an antebellum steam...
Wooden and metal engraving plate for ten dollar Confederate States of America currency bill from the Montgomery, Alabama mint. Backing is made of wood. Imprint is from the back of the bill. Motto beneath figure of cavalier reads "Deo Vindice."
Model 1850 foot officer's sword. Evidence of acid-etched engraving. No maker's mark. This item belonged to the family of Warner Bass. Mr. Blackman Dunn of Grassmere was killed at the Battle of Chickamauga. This sword and watch were sent home.
Brass match safe with engraved figuure of a man on the front. Donor reports that ancestor carried it during "the war". "WA" is inscribed on the back, donor reports that Private William Ary, Co. A, 19th Tenn. Cav., CSA is an ancestor. Although the...
Advertisement for a lecture by three-term governor Bob Taylor to be held at the Opera House. A publicity photo of Taylor occupies most of the space, with the notation that the event is produced under the exclusive direction of the Rice Bureau.
Steel engraving consisting of images of President Andrew Johnson and members of his immediate Cabinet (Stanton, Seward, Chase, and Welles), with a heraldic eagle at the top and a depiction of the United States Capitol at the bottom.
Centennial celebrations; Advertisements; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Events; Festivals; Fairs; Eagles; Horses; Presidents; Government officials; Heads of state; Capitols; Seals (Insignia)
Printed advertisement for the Tennessee Centennial Exposition in Nashville, May 1 to October 31, 1897. Includes inset views of Pres. William J. McKinley, Vice President Garret A. Hobart, the White House and the U.S. Capitol building.
Engraving shows the approach of U. S. Gunboats to Fort Henry. Two Confederate ironclads can be seen at the right of the image. An engraving of R. E. A. Kimball and Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant are featured below the image.
General view of a Memphis street along the river front reflects the hustle and bustle of commerce and the cotton industry as displayed in downtown along Front Street. Freedmen and their families are seen laboring and occupying the area.
Composite of five Reconstruction Governors: George S. Houston (Alabama), A.H. Garland (Arkansas), W.L. Sharkey (Mississippi), W.G. "Parson" Brownlow (Tennessee), and William W. Holden (North Carolina). The engraving is autographed by the Governors.
Mezzotint-process portrait of Andrew Johnson, published by William Smith, Philadelphia, "entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865 by William Sartain in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penn"...