Eyeglasses and case belonging to William H. Vaughn, born in Lafayette, Macon County, Tennessee. Style of glasses became popular in the late 1850s. Vaughn was a member of Company A, 8th Tennessee Mounted Infantry.
Charles T. Swindler was captured at the Battle of the Wilderness and taken to Andersonville Prison. He enlisted on September 18, 1861, and mustered out February 21, 1865. He was a member of the 7th Indiana Infantry and fought at Gettysburg.
Ambrotype of John H. Roney, who was a drummer boy from Cherry Mount, Robertson County, Tennessee. He is pictured with his drum and stick in hand. Roney was born in 1845, and later joined Company K, 30th Tennessee Infantry.
Broadside lists tuition costs for primary, common English, higher English or classical educations. Identified are J. S. Henry, President, and Richard Pepper, Assistant. Board of Trustees are listed at the bottom.
Pencil sketch of William E. Maury. Maury was a member of Company C, 49th Tennessee Infantry, and was killed at the Battle of Franklin. His diary is in the Carter House Museum. Originally from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Maury had brothers who fought...
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...
"The Capture of Clarksville, Tennessee" shows a map and is numbered 9297. Other articles include "The Rebel Fort Donelson" and "Additional Details of the Battle." Both are dated Monday, February 17, 1862.