These Confederate bonds belonged to Amelia Hord, the wife of Tom E. Hord, of Elmwood in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The sum of $1,000 was to have been payed on July 1, 1876, with 8% interest payable semi-annually.
Currency bill, illustrated with the new Tennessee State Capitol, promises to pay bearer "Two Years After the Ratification of a Treaty of Peace between the Confederate States and the United States of America."
Two $5 Confederate notes with image of Jefferson Davis in lower left corner. Promises to pay bearer five dollars "two years after ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States."
$500 Confederate bond: "Two years after the Ratification of a Treaty between the Confederate States & United States the C.S.A. will pay to the bearer on demand $500." Handed down in the family from Sherman Blair.
These Confederate bonds belonged to Amelia Hord, the wife of Tom E. Hord, of Elmwood in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The sum of $500 was to have been payed on July 1, 1875, with 8% interest payable semi-annually.
Muzzle loading, back action percussion lock, .36 caliber rifle. The rifle is approximately 40" long with an octagon barrel, full stock with brass covered joint just behind the lower ramrod pipe. The wood has an unusual finish (probably refinished)....
.58 caliber, cap-and-ball muzzle loader made by gunsmith around 1849 in Townsend, Tennessee. Used by Adam Wilson (1841-1919). He carried it throughout the Civil War. The brass trigger guard possibly made out of brass candle stick. Wilson was a...
This Spanish coin was found north of Nashville, Tennessee. Such Spanish silver coins were legal tender until the 1830s and circulated widely in early middle Tennesse. It has the image of Charles IV and says "Carolus IIII - Dei Gratia - 1792" on...
.69 caliber converted smoothbore converted flintlock, Model 1842, even though dated "1852" on lockplate. Provenance uncertain, could have been used by either side. Found in Crisp home in Raleigh, Shelby County, Tenn.
John Thomas, a Confederate guerrilla from Washington County, Tenn. carried this .44 caliber 1860 model Colt army revolver. It is Union issue, number 116925. According to family history, Thomas "took it off a dead Yankee."