Stone monument of a riderless horse at Chickamauga Battlefield Park near Chattanooga, Tennessee. Carving on monument reads, "First Wisconsin Cavalry, 2nd Brig. 1st Div. Cavalry Corps."; Descriptive text on the reverse side of postcard.
llustration depicting the failed impeachment proceedings against President Andrew Johnson, in which Radical Republicans are represented by a dead horse. Several individuals involved in the proceedings hold their noses against the "smell," including...
Cartoon from the Camp Wiley Post Wilderness Messenger, Volume 1, Number 3, featuring a GI explaining to a woman that he will be in a camp play called "Tom Mix and His Horse," to which she responds, "That's Great! Who's going to be Tom Mix?"
An unidentified farmer is standing on a device that appears to be a skid elevated by 3 or more long wooden dowels. A mule is harnessed to it by two chains and a rope is attached to the left side of the mule's mouth area known as a side pull. The...
This large promotional archway is shaped like a horseshoe and promotes an upcoming performance by Beautiful Jim Key. A crowd of onlookers appears to be waiting for the show to start. The promotional signs read,
This photograph shows Beautiful Jim Key's performance tent. The sign reads, "Most wonderful horse in the world, Beautiful Jim Key"" Another sign is also visible, which reads, " ticket office - Beautiful Jim Key - The Educated Horse.""
Beautiful Jim Key (Horse); Key, William, -- 1883-1909
Dr. William Key stands next to Beautiful Jim Key in front of a large white house, presumably at home in Shelbyville, TN. Monk can be seen sitting in a nearby chair, and another person is sitting in a chair near a door.
This small print of a man on a horse (with the words, "Bernhardt Wall, Etcher," underneath it) serves as the signature page or insignia of Bernhardt Wall, the artist who created this book of Andrew Jackson prints.
This broadside reads, "The Horse You Read About! Beautiful Jim Key - valued at $100,000 - The Celebrated Arabian-Hambletonian Educated Horse - First Appearance in Rochester - See His Marvelous Performance at Fitzhugh Hall."
Animals in human situations -- 1890-1900; Animals in human situations -- 1900-1910
A program for a performance by Beautiful Jim Key entitled, "Beautiful Jim Key In his Remarkable Two Act Play The Scholar and a Model Office Boy." The performance was held at the Opera House in Shelbyville.
Caltrop or calthrop. Large numbers of them would be scattered on a road or trail to slow down pursuit by cavalry. When a horse stepped on one, it would bruise or puncture the sole of the hoof and make the horse go instantly lame.
Hand-colored carte de visite of African American Sgt. Dick Johnson, 3rd US Colored Cavalry (USCC), detailed to David Preston Sherfy. On February 18, 1865, at Hamburg, Ark., Sherfy fell from his horse and severely injured his leg. Sgt. Johnson cared...
"Address Samuel Colt New York City" inscribed on top of the revolver's barrel. The item has a silver-plated backstrap, and is a heavier piece than the Army or Navy model Colts. It was probably custom-ordered and designed for a horse holster.
Letter from G. R. Rutledge to Robert Rutledge commenting on the prices of provisions in the region, the lack of certain goods, and his need to purchase a horse. He expresses concern for Robert's health and provisions and is worried about Gam...
Letter from Gamble Rutledge to his father, G. R. Rutledge, concerning his brother Robert's regiment, his parents' desire to move to Georgia, his brigade's activities, his desire to change his position in the regiment, and the status of his wounded...
Letter from Jane Smith Washington of Springfield, Tennessee, to her son, William L. Washington in Toronto, Canada, describing a confrontation with Federal troops. Mrs. Washington describes an extremely violent confrontation with Federal troops. In...
Correspondence; Fathers; Mothers; Campaigns & battles; Civil Wars; War
Letter from Mary Guthrie Latta to her husband, Samuel R. Latta, dated August 19, 1861. Although she has hoped that Samuel Latta's unit would be ordered into retreat in Tennessee, they have instead been ordered to New Madrid, Missouri.