Certificate issued by Judge Advocate Gray certifying that Lieutenant Colonel John E. McGowan was in attendance of the General Courts-martial from June 14 to July 26, 1865, in accordance with Special Order No. 127.
Jones wrote this letter at Vicksburg, Mississippi, to his brother Charles Patton Jones and Charles's wife, Polly. He noted Union and Confederate troop numbers and movement, and listed the prices of items like flour, sugar, meat, and boots. George...
Militia commission of Halbert S. Rogers of Hawkins County, Tenn., as Captain, Company L, Eighth Regiment of Tennessee Cavalry. The commission is signed by Governor Andrew Johnson, March 1, 1865, and also carries the signature of Edward H. East,...
Painting of Jefferson Davis giving Joseph Patton a silver dollar on retreat from Richmond. The scene is fictional. Mr. Patton was a resident of Hamsphire, Tennessee, and is buried at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Artist was Mildred Hartsfield.
Pocket watch with chain and shell. "M.T. Tobia Liverpool Patton Levne full Jeweled" engraved on the inside. Manufacture number 406189. Image of soldiers engraved on the back. Owner's name was Minos Seborn Vise.
Mr. and Mrs. Patton, proprietors, pictured in front of the Sampson Sanitarium. Sign indicates services of the sanitarium include mineral baths, swedish massage, diet, and general physiotherapy. Black and white image. Card no. 7170.
Special Order No. 127 was issued by Major General Stoneman convening a court-martial for the trial of Colonel S. R. K. Patton of the 8th Tennessee Cavalry. The order also commands Lieutenant Colonel John E. McGowan to "depart for the court."