William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the north entrance of Crosby Hall in London. The sketch provides details of the doorway and the arch overhead. Included are Strickland's description of the doorway and the hall.
William Strickland's sketch of the wheel and flange of the Great Western Railway. The sketch shows details of the metalwork used in securing the rails. Dimensions of the various bolts and nuts are shown.
Various size mortar rounds. Eight stone ordnance mortar rounds excavated about 30 or 40 feet from Morter and French's Battery. These were never used as there were no mortars at Fort Donelson. They were used at West Point as practice rounds.
Union bass drum with two drum sticks, one spur, a Civil War medal, and drum strap. It was used in Masonic parades after the war in Indiana. Written around the drum head are the names of the battles Shiloh, Chickamauga, and Stones River.
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Uniformed Tennessee State Guard member with rifle in hand with a backdrop of a manufacturing plant and railroad. There is listed the criteria for enlistment and the individuals to contact, along with businesses and individuals who paid for the...
Unfinished forage house in Nashville, Tennessee, with a group of officers of the Quartermaster Department. An inscription beneath the photograph reads, "Forage House on N. and NW. RR. Nashville, Tenn. - DIMENSIONS. 1st Sec 904 by 156 ft wide; 2d...
U. S. brass powder flask, part of the accoutrements of the rifle regiment, 1842-1855. The name of the manufacturer, Beatty, is imprinted on the back. By 1855, these types of flasks were eliminated from the armory, but were often used in the early...
Two-shot found in downtown Memphis by donor's father in vicinity of east Beale Street & Hunt-Phelan House during 1960s-era urban renewal. The Hunt-Phelan House was used by large numbers of occupying Union soldiers during the war.
Two-barrelled revolver (pistol & short-barrel shotgun) used by Confederates and made in Paris, France. Ramrod intact. "1781 LM" incised in plate. "Col LeMat Bte S.G.D.G [French abbreviation for Brevet rank] Paris" incised on top of octagonal barrel.