Front view of the Auditorium at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition, which had Colonial style architecture. It had a one-hundred and forty foot high square tower and four porticoes on the corners of the building.
Bedroom in the home of Susie Gentry in Franklin, Tennessee. A canopy bed can be seen. A Swamp Lily patterned quilt is on the bed. There is a chair visible at the foot of the bed and a small night table at its head.
This nine-page letter written from Arthur H. Harris in Monroe, Louisiana, to his brother George Carroll Harris in Nashville is a conscious political treatise. The author is advocating and justifiying the secession of Louisiana at the upcoming...
Correspondence; Fathers; Children; Families; Mothers; Civil Wars; War
Correspondence from Mary Guthrie Latta to her husband, Samiel R. Latta. In this four-page letter, she expresses concern for the safety of her husband. She states that she is "beginning to feel the terrible realities of war in earnest now."
Reproduction Confederate McAvoy sword. Manufactured in Macon, Georgia. May have some original parts combined with reproduction parts. A good example of how facsimile parts are combined with genuine parts, making it harder to authenticate.
Model 1850 foot officer's sword. Evidence of acid-etched engraving. No maker's mark. This item belonged to the family of Warner Bass. Mr. Blackman Dunn of Grassmere was killed at the Battle of Chickamauga. This sword and watch were sent home.
Cover depicts Lady Liberty standing boldly in a harbor with her left foot on wrapped coils of gunpowder encased around an axe. The American Eagle is shown to her right rear and tall ships can be seen in the harbor. Color.
This bovine horn snuff box has the initials C. K. or G. K. carved into it. A note inside the box said that it was "traided to a Yank for coffee while we ware on Picket at the foot of lookout mountain in the year 1863 or four." [Note is item tsla005]
Memphis Novelty Works sword made by Leech and Rigdon. It is a field officer's foot sword. The sword belonged to Capt. Beverly Allen Fitzgerald from the 22nd Tenn. Inf. Bn., CSA. It is engraved with his name and where he is from. At the time of...
Model 1860 foot officer's sword presented to Capt. James E. White, 12th Ind. Lt. Arty., USA. The following is inscribed on the blade: "Presented to Capt. James E. White Comdg, Ft Negly By the officers of his command July 22nd 1864."