Born November 23, 1839, and died March 2, 1902, James Castor Fuqua lived his entire life in Macon County, Tennessee. He was in the 24th Tennessee Infantry Regiment and fought at the Battle of Perryville, Kentucky. He was wounded twice at the Battle...
Benjamin Eaves, 43rd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry, (5th East Tennessee Volunteers). Fought in Battle of Murfreesboro, Big Black River, Mississippi, and Vicksburg, Mississippi. He died in 1913 and his wife, Mahala, died in 1892.
Benjamin Ledbetter in a uniform holding a gun. Ledbetter was in Co. H, 25th Tennessee Infantry, from Overton County. He was wounded at the Battle of Murfreesboro on December 31, 1862. He died on January 1, 1863. Burial place is unknown.
Civil War soldier (possibly Phillip Bauman of the 139th Ill. Vol. Inf. Reg., USA). The 139th Ill. Vol. Inf. Reg. served the Federal Army during the Civil War. It was one of many regiments raised in the summer of 1864.
CSA envelope depicting Jefferson Davis. The envelope also contains the following verse: "March to the battle field, The foe is on before us, Each heart is Freedom's shield, And Heaven's smile is o'er us."