African American Confederate veteran Rueben Patterson is photographed with Mary Gardner Patterson, the granddaughter of Josiah Patterson. Reuben accompanied his master's son, Col. Josiah Patterson, 5th Ala. Cav. Regt., CSA, throughout the Civil...
Originally owned by Speaker of the Tennessee General Assembly William L. Barry, this medal with Gen. Nathan B. Forrest's celluloid portrait and US flag ribbon belonged to Mr. Barry's ancestor who rode with Forrest.
Knights of Pythias lapel pin; Confederate Veterans 11th Reunion, Co. H, 16th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, 1901, Memphis lapel ribbon pin; Tracy City lapel pin. Their provenance is a log cabin in Tracy City, Tennessee, during a dig from 1964-1966.
Shadow box containing a UCV (North Carolina Division) pin along with various Confederate uniform buttons. One button includes the North Carolina state seal. The buttons belonged Josiah James Hughes, Co. E, 61st N. C. Inf. Regt., CSA.
UCV reunion ribbon and pin from W. B. Tate Camp, No. 725. The ribbon belonged to Capt. Daniel Hoge Bruce, Co. A, 51st Va. Inf. Regt., CSA. The badge was manufactured by The Whitehead & Hoag Co. of Newark, N. J. See tsla108 for Bruce's diary.
Shadowbox containing a carte-de-visite of William Churchill Kirkland (January 10, 1839 - January 6, 1926). It also contains a 1914 reunion ribbon for a joint Confederate and Federal reunion. Kirkland enlisted at Corinth, Mississippi, on June 2,...
5th Tenn. Regt. Confederate Veterans Reunion in Paris, Tennessee. The photo was taken on the Paris court square, in front of the Confederate memorial. Please note: This image is from the Paris-Henry County Heritage Center.
Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) spoon commemorating a reunion. The handle of the spoon is in the shape of a soldier with a rifle. An eagle, holding a sword over two crossed cannons sits in the base of the spoon.