Advertisement for F. Lee Bailey "The Defense Never Rests" speech at Vanderbilt University. The event was organized by the Student Government Association at Vanderbilt and is free with a Vandy I.D. or $3.00 for the General Public.
Front and side view of the Minerals & Forestry Building, Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition. The Roman-Doric architectural style is clearly shown. In the foreground can be seen Lake Watauga with a small boat on the water.
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.
Excerpts from a diary, 1834-1865, and memoir of early life, written by Jesse Cox (1793-1879), a Primitive Baptist minister and resident of Williamson County, Tennessee. He describes the hardships of life as an itinerant preacher, some religious...
Excerpts from the diary of William Luther Bigelow Lawrence. He details joining the Nashville Guards, the scarcity of provisions, and the surrender of Nashville. He proclaims the trampling of private rights by Federal soldiers, the fleeing of his...
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Battlefields; Campaigns & battles; Historic sites; Surrenders; Victories; Military leadership; Military officers; Generals; Sheet music covers
A portrait of Union Army General Ulysses S. Grant appears at the center of the engraved cover, surrounded by Civil War-related line drawings entitled "Donelson," "Vicksburg," "Lee's Surrender," and "White House Wash'n."
Cover depicts Lady Liberty standing boldly in a harbor with her left foot on wrapped coils of gunpowder encased around an axe. The American Eagle is shown to her right rear and tall ships can be seen in the harbor. Color.
Patent medicines; Pamphlets; Leaflets; Government officials; Advertising; Promotional materials
Brochure advertising a patent medicine named "Taylor's Cherokee Remedy." Included in the booklet are line drawings of major Confederate figures, including Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall Jackson. Also included are several poems and...
This engraving features African Americans being guided onto a troop train headed for Murfreesboro where their wish to join the Federal Army will be granted. This illustration appeared in Frank Leslie's post-war volume "The Soldier in Our Civil War"...
Four-page program for a memoral recital to honor Gen. Robert E. Lee. The recital is to be held at Christ Church on January 18, 1914. The program lists Lee's birth and death dates along with hymns, sacred readings and a detailed order of events.
Sheet music covers; Children; Families; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Lithograph from a photograph of three young children serves as the centerpiece of the cover of a Civil War-era song, dedicated by the author, James G. Clark, to J. Francis Bourns M.D. of Philadelphia, Pa.
Sheet music covers; Flags; Horses; Patriotism; Eagles; Capitols
Features a color engraving of the U.S. Capitol; two men on horseback look at the building from afar. An oval gold chain, in which each state is represented by a link, is superimposed on an arch with gray Doric columns. Above capitol: "In Union's...
Three dead Confederate soldiers of Brigadier General William E. Starke's 2nd Louisiana Brigade. They fell near the fence along Hagerstown Turnpike in Maryland north of the Dunker Church during the Battle of Antietam.