Owned by Capt. Eben E. Richards of the Missouri State Militia, this wool bunting flag was flown in actions very early in the war around Camp Jackson in St. Louis and the attempted capture of the arsenal there by Confederate troops. These 1861...
Portrait photographs; Military officers; Military uniforms; Militias; Insignia
Jacob McGavock Dickinson, commander of the Second Brigade (Middle Tennessee) of the Tennesseee State Guard. The Brigadier General is wearing his military uniform with the Tennessee State Guard insignia shoulder patch prominently displayed. The...
Letter dated Feb. 19, 1943, from the captain of the Sixth Regiment of the Tenn. State Guard to Gov. Prentice Cooper bringing to his attention the expert marksmanship of Sergeant Cecil H. Kelley. Enclosed with this letter are two rifle targets...
Two typed sheets of paper. The first is a physical examination form for qualification in the Tennessee State Guard. The second is an application for state commission as an officer in the Tennessee State Guard.
Militias; Military officers; Military maneuvers; Military headquarters; Military facilities; Military intelligence
The men of the Headquarters of the Second Brigade, Tennessee State Guard, are shown performing various duties which would be expected of them. They are pictured seated behind desks, on the telephone, examining maps, and monitoring radio equipment.
Military officers; Military uniforms; Militias; Military life; Military facilities; Military exchanges; Universities & colleges
Brig. General Jacob M. Dickinson visiting with a clerk at the Officers' Post Exchange at Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee. In the background are well-stocked shelves showing items available to officers.
Officer from the Tennessee State Guard standing at the front of the room. He has a rifle balanced on the lecturn and a target propped behind him that reads "Today - The Bull's Eye; Tomorrow - The Enemy."