Charles T. Swindler was captured at the Battle of the Wilderness and taken to Andersonville Prison. He enlisted on September 18, 1861, and mustered out February 21, 1865. He was a member of the 7th Indiana Infantry and fought at Gettysburg.
Ambrotype of John H. Roney, who was a drummer boy from Cherry Mount, Robertson County, Tennessee. He is pictured with his drum and stick in hand. Roney was born in 1845, and later joined Company K, 30th Tennessee Infantry.
Broadside lists tuition costs for primary, common English, higher English or classical educations. Identified are J. S. Henry, President, and Richard Pepper, Assistant. Board of Trustees are listed at the bottom.
Pencil sketch of William E. Maury. Maury was a member of Company C, 49th Tennessee Infantry, and was killed at the Battle of Franklin. His diary is in the Carter House Museum. Originally from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Maury had brothers who fought...
Photocopied photograph of William Raleigh Watkins, 5th Tennessee Mounted Infantry, who fought at the Battle of Missionary Ridge, November 24, 1863. He was born on July 1, 1832, and died on February 22, 1891.
Born 1837 in McMinn County, Tennessee, died 1867 in McMinn County. He was in the 43rd Infantry, East Tennessee Volunteers, Gillespie's Regiment. It was organized December 14, 1861, and mustered out May 9, 1865.
Black and white photo of Peter Culberson (1833-1900). He served in the Union army, 3rd Regiment, Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry. Was a prisoner of war in Cahawba, Alabama. He served tfrom April 1863 to June 1865. Culberson was from McMinn County,...
Benjamin Ledbetter in a uniform holding a gun. Ledbetter was in Co. H, 25th Tennessee Infantry, from Overton County. He was wounded at the Battle of Murfreesboro on December 31, 1862. He died on January 1, 1863. Burial place is unknown.
Handwritten diary (selected pages) of William Fisher, Co. C, 11th (Holman's) Tennessee Cavalry. Gives Mr. Fisher's 1864 account as a soldier in Army of Tennessee at Battles of Tunnel Hill, Resaca, Nashville and subsequent retreat. Includes his...
Thomas Whitwell and his wife, Mary Melvina Cooper. He was 3rd Lt., Co. B, 10th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment. She was Mary Melvina Cooper Whitwell and the daughter of 2nd Lt. William Adams Cooper of Co. A, 48th (Nixon's) Tennessee Infantry.