Belonging to Captain John J. Fly, Co. E, 41st Infantry. He captured the sword from a U. S. cavalryman. It was manufactured by N. P. Ames in 1848, called the "Wristbreaker." Capt. Fly was from the Fly community.
Small pewter cup with flowers engraved on the body and handle. The owner of the cup, Josiah H. Harper, fought with Confederate cavalry commander Gen. Joseph Wheeler. Harper was born in the Rock City community in Smith County, Tenn. He married Mary...
Quilting party in the front yard of the Shell house, Cherokee Community. Edna Richardson is seated in the front and Marie Taylor Harvey is standing in the extreme back. Various unidentified women and children are also shown.
Davis served in Co. G, 61st Tenn. Infantry Regt., men from Morristown area. According to family info, he lost sight in one eye as a result of a Civil War wound. Davis lived and is buried in the Macedonia community.
Davis served in Co. G, 61st Tenn. Infantry Regt., men from Morristown area. According to family info, he lost sight in one eye as a result of a Civil War wound. Davis lived and is buried in the Macedonia community of Hamblen County.
Photographic reprint of members of the Jett family taken in the Beth Burie community north of Lewisburg, Tenn. Pvt. Thomas Bedford Jett (1841�1921), 5th from the left, served in Co. K, 24th Tenn. Inf. Regt., CSA, and was wounded at the Battle of...
Two-story brick home of Abraham and Magdalene Sherfy. The home, located in the Barnes Community, Washington County, Tenn., still stands today. Magdalene Sherfy and her two daughters operated the home as a hospital during the Civil War.
Leather saddle bags used by Dr. John H. Buford who served in Confederate cavalry and was involved in battles at Forts Henry and Donelson. He was later a doctor in the Lesbia community in Stewart County.