This pro-Confederate paper, like many such papers on the run from Federal advance during the war, was published in at least five Southern cities during the Civil War. This issue comes from Atlanta, Ga.
General view of a Memphis street along the river front reflects the hustle and bustle of commerce and the cotton industry as displayed in downtown along Front Street. Freedmen and their families are seen laboring and occupying the area.
Race relations riot that occurred in Memphis in May of 1866. The black population of Memphis had swelled from 4,000 to over 15,000 by 1865. The volatile mix of former slaves or contraband, long-time freedmen of the Beale Street area, four regiments...
Military officers; Governors; Military maneuvers; Forests; Mud
Major General Allan W. Jones of the 106th Infantry Division explains tactical situation of problem to Governor Cooper and officers of the Tennessee State Guard, including Brigadier General Jacob McGavock Dickinson.
Military officers; Governors; Military maneuvers; Forests; Snow; Jeep automobiles; Military vehicles
Governor Prentice Cooper, Lt. General Lloyd Fredendall, Brigadier General J. M. Dickinson and Pvt. Floyd Laud of the Tennessee State Guard in a jeep on way to 106th Infantry Division command post on tour of maneuver area.
Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons; Propaganda; Publicity; Public opinion; Slogans; Press
This patriotic newspaper cartoon/promotion for the Guard appearing in the Williamson County News features in the upper right-hand corner an image of a shadowy,helmeted soldier with his weapon raised. The accompanying text emphasizes the wide range...
Militias; Military training; Military maneuvers; Boys; Teenagers; Young adults
Newspaper clipping featureing Seventh Regiment personnel who participated in the first large-scale maneuvers for the Tennessee State Guard that were held in Cookeville August 13-15, 1943. The two photographs contrast the types and ages of men who...