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.
Military-issued brass powder flask with stopper. Probably 1830s-1840s, possibly Mexican War era. Continued to be made up to the 1850s. They started using these flasks when Mississippi Rifles came into use around time of the War of 1812. Flask was...
Wooden stick, possibly for measuring powder charges, inscribed with "George Norman Caswell Artillery", a Nashville, Tennessee, unit that served with Gen. Felix Zollicoffer at Mill Springs, Kentucky, and "January 12, 1862"
U. S. brass powder flask, part of the accoutrements of the rifle regiment, 1842-1855. The name of the manufacturer, Beatty, is imprinted on the back. By 1855, these types of flasks were eliminated from the armory, but were often used in the early...
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.
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.
Replica of model 1861 Civil War cartridge used for demonstrative purposes. The display includes the outer, paper cartridge wrapper, rufle musket bullet with powder cylinder, complete .58 caliber rifle musket cartridge, and percussion caps.