Consists of correspondence, diaries, military records, school records, a slave record, and several miscellaneous items belonging to the families of Dr. Samuel Pride and Rev. Fielding Pope of Blount and Williamson Counties, Tennessee
Heraldic history of the service of William H. Oliver, U.S. Vols., 12th New York, Militia Infantry. Large framed heraldic design in color. The history is available in New York in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 (1912), 3rd edition, page 1816
Receipt for $400 to purchase cattle for the U. S. Government. The receipt was made in Sale Creek, Tennessee. Sale Creek is a small town in Hamilton County. The 6th Tenn. Inf. Regt., USA, occupied the Sale Creek area from September to December of 1863. In the receipt, John Parham agrees to deliver the cattle "by the 12th of this month [November 1863], or earlier, if possible, at this point or any reasonable distance the changes of war may find us.".
This is the top protion of a Tennessee State Seal button. Very few buttons bearing the state seal of Tennessee were made before the Civil War. However, many buttons of this type were made after the war and worn by Confederate veterans on their reunion uniforms
Pvt. Wilson T. McCoglan served with Co. E, 8th Tenn. Inf. Regt., CSA., a regiment organized at Camp Trousdale of upper Cumberland Plateau men. Having served initially with Gen. Lee in Virginia, the unit in 1862 was sent west to join the Army of Tennessee where it campaigned for the remainder of the war. McClogan received a medical discharge from the regiment in December 1861. He suffered from "Brights Disease of the kidney." This is a post Civil War image of the former soldier
Negative photocopy of map in Draper Manuscript Collection. It shows northwest North Carolina, northeast Tennessee, and southwest Virginia. Cities, towns, rivers, creeks, mountains, and known and uncertain Boone Camps, which are denoted with a B and f respectively. Sen. Campbell's, Gilman's store, and a number of latitudinal markings are present