A very tall, smiling, middle-aged man from one side. He is wearing a shirt and bib overalls and carries a long rifle over his left shoulder and a canvas satchel and powder horn under his right arm. Seven other men are visible as well.
Powder horn belonging to James Turnbow. The horn has Turnbow's name, "LA," and date "1863" etched onto it. Turnbow served in Voorhee's 48th Tennessee Infantry. Turnbow was born and died in Lewis County, Tennessee.
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]
Letter to "Dear Sister" tells of Shipp's location about 200 miles from Camp Cheatham in East Tennessee. He is feeling "well and harty," and the regiment is on its way to Virginia. He advises her to direct letters to Camp Bradford and "say James...
This note was found inside a bovine horn snuff box. It says that the box was "traided to a Yank for coffee while we ware on Picket at the foot of lookout mountain in the year 1863 or four." [goes with item tsla004]
A man standing under a tree with a muzzle-loading long rifle, powder horn, and other hunting gear. The man wears a hat and has a satchel over his shoulder and across his chest. An open crate sits to the right.
Small, leather-bound volume with handwritten will and codicils of Philip Van Horn Weems of Bon Aqua, Tenn. Weems recounts having been wounded at Missionary Ridge and has been mortally wounded on July 22, 1864, outside of Atlanta. He asks in writing...