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...
Excerpts from a diary, 1834-1865, and memoir of early life, written by Jesse Cox (1793-1879), a Primitive Baptist minister and resident of Williamson County, Tennessee. He describes the hardships of life as an itinerant preacher, some religious...
Posters; Health education; Health care; Vaccinations; School children; Hygiene; Preventive medicine; Children
Poster entitled "Has Your Child Won a Decoration in the Army of Health?" used in a health center advocating vaccinations and general good health of children aged 2 to 6 years. A boy and girl standing in profile are pictured.
Prisons; Prisoners of war; Prison hospitals; Prison guards; Sutlers; Military medicine
Hand-drawn color map of the military prison at Johnson's Island in the bay of Sandusky, Ohio, where captured Confederate officers were held. Prison buildings and grounds are labeled. Drawn by Capt. J. T. Hogane, Topographical Engineer, C.S.A.,...
Double-sided, handwritten, one-page document lists those prisoners being held by Federal authorities. Those incarcerated include citizens, soldiers who have committed disciplinary infractions, and soldiers being held for possible court-martial.
Civil Wars; War; Slaves; Agriculture; Political issues; Cities & towns
Excerpts from the Robert H. Cartmell Diaries. They contain full commentaries on the nature of his farm operation, the weather, and the fluctuations of the cotton market. They contain thoughtful comments on politics and candidates for office and...
Pages 419 and 420 of a large bound volume containing issues of "The Rural Sun: Devoted to the Farming and Industrial Interest of the Country." This volume was presented to Balie Peyton from J. B. Killebrew.
Patent medicines; Pamphlets; Leaflets; Government officials; Advertising; Promotional materials
Brochure advertising a patent medicine named "Taylor's Cherokee Remedy." Included in the booklet are line drawings of major Confederate figures, including Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall Jackson. Also included are several poems and...
African Americans; School children; Students; Teenagers; Vaccinations; Preventive medicine
Seven African-American boys and girls of varying ages display their vaccinations as they stand outdoors against a building. It is assumed that the building is the Fosterville Colored School. Sepia tone.
Soldiers; Military personnel; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Helmets; Military medicine; Medical equipment & supplies; Litters; War casualties; Canteens (Beverage containers); Gas masks; Campaigns & battles; War; World War, 1914-1918; Barbed wire
Unidentified members of the American Expeditionary Force transporting a wounded comrade on the field.
Soldiers; Military personnel; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Helmets; Military medicine; Military hospitals; Medical equipment & supplies; Litters; Gas masks; Horses; Campaigns & battles; World War, 1914-1918; War casualties; Carts and Wagons; Mules
Members of the 137th Ambulance Co. transport wounded soldiers to the hospital at Camp de Galbert. One mule pulls three carts that are attached to one another in single file.