General order No. 73 from Major General Rousseau sentencing Alfred Fowler of Sumner County to three years hard labor in the penitentiary in Nashville for the crime of "being a bushwhacker" with the Lay & Harper Gang, shooting at Federal Soldiers,...
Armories; Military facilities; Military maneuvers; Rifles; Firearms; Military training; Militias
Members of the 2nd Battalion/ 2nd Infantry of the Tennessee State Guard perform maneuvers at the Armory in Clarksville. The men are lying on their stomachs, shooting rifles. A wooden frame house is seen in the background.
Machine guns; Firearms; Ammunition; Shooting; Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Arms & armament
Nine soldiers appear in this image of the M-60 machine gun being test-fired at a firing range. The soldiers work in pairs; one man lies on the ground firing, while his partner is positioned to the left of the gun, feeding ammunition.
Barbed wire; Prisoners; Military personnel; War; Fighting; Firearms
This page in Mitchener's diary shows the prisoners and guards seeking cover in a trench; several German guards are pictured shooting guns. Mitchener writes, "Near Priebus, second nite out ---C'est le guerre [It's war] - Down the road, rattled a...