Framed pictures and supporting documents of Julius Franklin Howell, who was a general in the United Confederate Veterans organization. During the war he was a corporal in Company K, 24th Virginia Cavalry. Two of the documents are dated September 9,...
Letter to Miss Mary (Mollie) Pearre from unknown writer, who was a prisoner at Elmira in New York, Ward Number 38. The letter discusses slavery and inquires after the health of the family. The two were cousins. See Mary L. Pearre Diary &...
Letter from J. W. Hewlins to his cousin, Mary Pearre. Hewlins was a prisoner of war in Elmira, New York, Ward 16. The letter discusses Hewlins oath of allegiance to the Union. See Mary L. Pearre Diary & Photographs, TSLA Microfilm # 1957.
Letter between unknown individuals discussing the Civil War. The letter also talks about the homefront, the coming end of the war, and women marrying in house. See Mary L. Pearre Diary & Photographs, TSLA Microfilm # 1957.
A letter from J. W. Huline (?) to his cousin, Mary (Mollie) Pearre. Huline was a prisoner of war in Elmira, New York., Ward 38, Barricks No. 3. See Mary L. Pearre Diary & Photographs, TSLA Microfilm # 1957.
Letter from Oliver Rodgers to his sister, dated April 11, 1865, Blew Springs, Tenn. Oliver writes of Gen. Lee surrendering his army to Gen. Grant. "Col. Russell was at Midway [probably Greene Co.] and heard the firing in the camp and thought that...
Large, leather-bound Bible belonging to Capt. Thomas H. Reeves, USA. The Bible was printed in Philadelphia, Pa. and includes a record of the Reeves family. The couple's marriage record includes their photographs.
Henry served in Co. G, "Jackson Grays," 6th Tenn. Inf. Regt., CSA. Taken at Union City in summer of 1862 when Henry was 20 years old. Photographed with 1816 Springfield rifle and kepi cap. Tintype has a "halo" effect common in such photographs.
African Americans; School children; Students; Teenagers; Vaccinations; Preventive medicine
Seven African-American boys and girls of varying ages display their vaccinations as they stand outdoors against a building. It is assumed that the building is the Fosterville Colored School. Sepia tone.