On 13 August 1861, Nathan W. Wilcox joined the Engineering Regiment of the West, out of Missouri. He lived in New London, Iowa. He recruited over 20 of his
The Army of Tennessee pattern battle flag adorns this rare belt plate worn by John Bell Hood. His French manufactured cavalry officer’s saber is an interesting choice for
Two Sixth Plate Tintypes & Journal of Sgt. W. H. Thompson, 17th Indiana. Cowan’s item description (2005): “The inside front page is signed Wm. H.
Men of the Quartermaster’s Department building transport steamers on the Tennessee River at Chattanooga, 1864. 165-C-1068. National Archives Identifier: 533135
“During the Civil War the typical infantry weapon on both sides was a 9 1/ 4-1b., muzzle-loaded, rifled-musket. Loading procedure required the soldier to withdraw
[Original Civil war letter from occupied Confederate Nashville, Tennessee, under the military governor, Andrew Johnson] 4 page letter with original envelope from William Henry Ruse of the 97th