Broadside calls Tennesseans to arms against the "hired and ruffian soldiers" of the North. "The Yankee War is now being waged for beauty and booty." Signed by J. B. Murray and H. C. Witt. Most likely a reproduction.
Certificate of service for Pvt. William Jackson, Co. B, 1st Tenn. Cav. Regt., USA. Jackson enlisted on April 9, 1862. He was discharged from service on April 10, 1865, in Nashville, Tenn. He died in 1910 and is buried at Dry Valley Cemetery in...
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); New Deal, 1933-1939; Chickens -- Hatcheries; Poultry Industry
Dozens of chicken pens outside the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp at the Buffalo Springs Game Farm near Rutledge, Tennessee. An individual can be seen checking one of the pens. Several of the camp's cottages can be seen in the background.
Two Gardner bullets which were only made by the Confederacy. Unique bullet and specific to the Confederacy. Fairly rare. Used by Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. An attempt was made to stamp "CS" onto the belt plate which is most likely made of tin.
Letter from Deputy Quartermaster General, to the Honorable A. H. Pettibone, House of Representatives, concerning a constituent's request for repayment. Norman Hayes, of Thornbill, Tenn., requests reimbursement for corn and horses in the amount of...
Discharge papers for Pvt. Andrew Miller, Co. H, 1st Tenn. Cav. Regt., USA. He was discharged on April 7, 1865, at Nashville, Tenn., for "expiration of term of service." Miller was born in Grainger County, Tenn.
Discharge papers for Pvt. Henry Beeler, Company A, 12th Tenn. Cav. Regt., USA. Beeler was discharged at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan. He was from Grainger County and was only 18 years old when he was discharged.