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Pvt. James B. Nelson Co. C, 6th Tennessee Infantry.
A baseball recovered from the Civil War battlefield at Shiloh in 1862.
Battle of Shiloh, April 6, 1862, Tennessee, Civil War
Brig-Gen. Preston Smith (25.12.1823|19.9.1863) Colonel of militia rgt 5|1861, mustered into CSA as 154th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment; 17.8.1861. Severely wounded at Shiloh. Commanded brigade at Richmond, Ky, then division after Cleburne wounded. At Battle of Chickamauga, rode in front of Union Army detachment during an attack at dark, mortally wounded in the chest.
William David Lee, 52nd Tennessee Infantry & later Company F, (Biffle's) 9th (19th) Tennessee Cavalry with his younger brother Samuel C. Lee. David was slightly wounded at Murfreesboro, while attacking the Cedars with Donelson's Brigade,, December 31, 1862.
Robert B. Holman, the child of James C. and Martha Holman, was born 18 April 1841, in Robertson County, TN. On 16 May 1862 he enlisted as a private in Company C, 14th Tennessee Infantry, CSA at Springfield. He was wounded 9 August 1862 and again on 13 December 1862 at Fredericksburg. He died from wounds in POW Hospital #6 at Richmond, Virginia. (Goodspeed's History of Tennessee, pp. 856-859) Robert enlisted for 1 year by W. Lowe. Last paid by A. J. Allensworth Oct.31, 1862