• Memphis

    Simplot, A. (Alexander), 1837-1914

    Three sketches of events in Memphis, Tennessee, from Harper's Weekly depicting scenes and conflicts during the civil war. Pictures include hoisting an American flag over the post office, the defaced m…

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  • Forrest's Raid

    Ellsbury, George H

    Three sketches from Harper's Weekly of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest's raid of Memphis, TN. Two separate incidents of gunfire are shown at a house and a prison.

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  • Memphis Before The War

    Crayton, Porte

    Three color sketches from Harper's Weekly. Old Battery at the Navy Yard, Steamboat Landing, and The Cotton Levee. MC 42, Folder 1, Item 1f

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  • General order No. 5 from Executive Headquarters, Memphis, Tennessee

    Tennessee -- Adjutant-General's Office

    General order No. 5 issued by Governor and Commander-in-Chief Isham G. Harris and Adjutant General W. C. Whitthorne to organize the state's Reserve Military Corps as required by an act of the General…

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  • Self Portrait in Confederate Uniform Gutherz, Fred, Self Portrait

    Gutherz, Frederick G

    Profile portrait of the head and shoulders of a young man wearing Confederate uniform drawn in a round framing device.

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  • Naval Battle at Memphis

    Simplot, A. (Alexander), 1837-1914

    Two sketches from Harper's Weekly of naval actions at Memphis, TN. One displays the wreckage of the closing scence, and the other shows Ellets Ram approaching the city of Memphis to demand its surrend…

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  • Levee at Memphis, Tennessee

    Simplot, A. (Alexander), 1837-1914

    Two sketches from the magazine Harper's Weekly. The first is titled "The Levee at Memphis, Tenn.--Hauling Sugar and Cotton from their Hiding-Places for Shipment North." The second, "General View of Cu…

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  • Grant's Army

    Achell, F. B

    A sketch from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. The full caption reads "Re-enforcements for Grant's army leaving Memphis, Tenn." It features a steamer leaving a port in Memphis.

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