Noxubee County, MS native Robert Manning Rodgers, 26th Arkansas Infantry, Co. B, was wounded and had left arm amputated after remaining on the battlefield for 3 days, then taken to Tulip. Wore blood-stained clothes for 9 or 10 days. Survived to eventually settle in Grant County.
This ambrotype photograph is of an unknown private in the Pulaski Light Artillery Battery. Organized in December 1860 in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, the Pulaski Light Artillery Battery was originally known as the Totten Light Artillery Battery. It was named after William Totten, a prominent physician in Little Rock, and his son, Captain James Totten, the commander of the U. S. Arsenal there.
Confederate soldier from Arkansas saved by a fellow Mason who was a Union…
Capt. William F. Gibson, Co I, 8th Arkansas Infantry - See also battleoffranklin....
The fixed tongue frame belt was made in Richmond, Va, by R.H. Bosher Carriage Works. It is stamped “R.H.Bosher Co.” over “Richmond VA.”. Bosher, having adapted his carriage works to the making of war material, made all manner of leather goods.They also made belts and scabbards for the Boyle and Gamble sword manufactory. This belt is an enlisted Infantry belt and would have been a Confederate Govt purchase. This is the belt shown on page 19 of Collecting the Confederacy.
An original Civil War carte de visite [CDV] photograph of a bearded fellow identified in pencil on reverse as Alonzo Walker of Iowa City, Iowa, who enlisted in April, 1861, in the First Iowa Infantry. This photograph was taken by A.Sheen, whose back stamp identifies him as the photographer of the First Iowa Infantry.....Alonzo Walker was listed as missing in the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Missouri, in August 1861.
RARE Civil War Era CONFEDERATE PIGSKIN Revolver Holster - 11" LONG -GETTYSBURG in | eBay
Captain Dandridge McRae commanded the Arkansas Guards, a volunteer militia company from the White County, during the Arsnel crisis. Later, McRea helped organize State Troops at Camp Rector, near Hopefield (present West Memphis). McRea, who was eventually promoted to Brigadier General, also helped raise the 15th Arkansas Infantry Regiment (Northwest)
Excellent 1/9 plate ruby ambro of a gent who's seen the elephant wearing the distinctive tri-corn of the 34th OVI aka Piatt's Zouaves.