• United States Army Recruiting Station

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An United States Army recruiting station at the 1917 Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. There is one man in uniform handing out materials to a group of interested men. In the background there are c…

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  • 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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  • Refugee camp barracks

    The National Guard assisting in the building of barracks at the fairgrounds in Memphis. The fairgrounds were used as a refugee camp during the 1937 flood.

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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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  • 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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  • Union Soldiers

    Balch, H. A

    A 1866 composite print of Union Soldiers from Fort Pickering in Memphis, TN. The print is stamped on front with the following information. "H.A. Balch, 249 Main St., Memphis, April 30, 1866." The prin…

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