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    • Alvin C. York statue

    • The Alvin C. York Memorial on the southeast corner of the State Capitol grounds, Nashville, Tennessee. York, wearing a World War I uniform, is aiming a rifle; the Tennessee State Capitol is visible in the background.
    • February 1969
    • Alvin C. York story -- shoot is over

    • Ten men face the camera in a clearing, all but the youngest wearing hats, one quite large. The largest two men stand in front of the others. Only two guns can be seen. The largest man wears bib overalls with extra material added at the cuffs.
    • 1939
    • Ashport to Memphis Confederate map

    • This map showing Confederate military installations along the Tennessee portion of the Mississippi River was hand-drawn on linen by Albert Martin around 1861. It stretches from Ashport in the north to Memphis in the south and shows Confederate...
    • approximately 1861
    • Bullet mold

    • Civil War era bullet mold. Bullet molds were carried by some Civil War soldiers to melt spent lead rounds to make their own ammunition. Bullet molds were used to shape Minie balls. They also provided the conical base and rings around the center of...
    • undated
    • C'est le Guerre

    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows the prisoners and guards seeking cover in a trench; several German guards are pictured shooting guns. Mitchener writes, "Near Priebus, second nite out ---C'est le guerre [It's war] - Down the road, rattled a...
    • 1944-1945
    • Capture of the H.M. ships Cyane and Levant

    • A colored print P.S. Dural Litha. Philadelphia. Original Painting by Birch. Shows three ships on dark waters and under cloudy sky. There is light and smoke around the ships from gunfire. Additional information on back of print. "Capture of...
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    • L.V.F. writes about Yankees roughly foraging for food and the wholesale destruction that accompanied this until the Col. [her husband] went to the home where a Major was quartered which helped for a while. She further writes of "masterly...
    • 1862 August 31
    • continued

    • he & "Darlin' [husband] planned to ride horses [Black & Gray Tilly] into town to see Mrs. Rowan. However they found out that would not be posssible. Sam Pennebaker grew excitied as he spoke of the way in which things had been carried on at his...
    • 1862 September 5
    • continued

    • L.V.F. writes the week has been a quiet, yet a busy one for her. The weather has been fine, & she has been busy all the week in putting up peaches -- What the Yankees left. The war news this week has been a confirmation of rumors. Last...
    • 1862 September 21
    • continued

    • The Battle of Stones River was to decide whether or not the French family were still to have a home, or be sent forth as refugees to find a sojourning place in a land of strangers. Cannonading was heard in the direction of Murfreesboro. Everything...
    • 1862 December 31
    • continued

    • The Battle of Stones River was to decide whether or not the French family were still to have a home, or be sent forth as refugees to find a sojourning place in a land of strangers. Cannonading was heard in the direction of Murfreesboro. Everything...
    • 1862 December 31
    • continued

    • In the entry Darlin comes back from a visit to town and announces that the Yankees are coming again. The Yankees burned the stables; however, Darlin was able to save about half of one poultry house, by ripping off roofing and planking to stop the...
    • 1863 April 26

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