1st item: Confederate States of America Oath of Allegiance, Department of East Tennessee, Office Provost Marshal. Inscribed "Greeneville Augt. 26th" with printed "1863", top right, by order of John E. Toole, Colonel and Provost Marshal, signed by J.N.L. Daniel, Captain and Assistant Provost Marshal, lower right. Reads "Upon endorsed pledge of loyalty to the Confederate States Mrs. Eliza D. Meed and family has permission to visit Knoxville…at pleasure (Subject to the discretion of Military Authority.)". En verso: "I E.D. Meed, above described, hereby pledge my loyalty to the Confederate States. Aug 16 th – 1863. E D Lueed" with areas for descriptors including Residence, Age, Hair, Eyes, etc. printed above. 6 1/2" H x 2 7/8" W. 2nd item: Confederate States of America (CSA) Twenty Dollar Bill, Serial Letter C, No. 1,2632, Series IX, printed by Keatinge & Ball. Columbia, S C. Richmond. February 17th 1864. Vignette of the Tennessee State capital at Nashville, portrait of Alexander Stephens lower right. Housed in a contemporary wooden frame. Bill – 3 3/8" H x 7" W. Framed – 9 7/8" H x 13 3/4" W. 3rd-4th items: Two Confederate States of America Bills, including one Bank of Chattanooga Two Dollar Bill, Serial Letter B, No. 1934, printed by Keatinge & Ball Columbia, S C., January 4th 1863, and one Bank of Tennessee One Dollar Bill, Serial Letter B, unnumbered, printed by Toppan, Carpenter, Casilear & Co., New York, NY, and Philadephia, PA, undated. Housed in a contemporary wooden frame. Two Dollar Bill – 2 1/2" H x 6 1/2" W. One Dollar Bill – 3" H x 7" W. Framed – 10 1/2" H x 12 3/8" W. 5th item: Twenty-Five-Cent 1861 treasury note issued by the State of North Carolina, printed by John Spelman, Raleigh, NC. Issue location and date printed úRaleigh. Oct[ober]. 1st, 1861.î top right, printed ú25î with inscription "286", top left, signed on behalf of public treasurer by úA[ndrew] Syme,î. Reads "THE State of North Carolina Will pay to Bearer, at the Treasury, on or before Jan'y 1st, 1866, TWENTY-FIVE CENTS. For Pub. Treas. RECEIVABLE IN PAYMENT OF ALL PUBLIC DUES. BY AUTHORITY OF LAW", surface of note. 1 5/8" H x 3 1/8" W. 6th item: Union Infantry Tactics Manual: "Infantry Tactics, for the Instruction, Exercise, and Manoeuvres [sic] of the Soldier, a Company, Line of Skirmishers, Battalion, Brigade, or Corps d'Armee", Vol. I, by Brig.-Gen. Silas Casey, U.S. Army, published by D. Van Nostrand, New York, 1862. Hardbound with gilt lettering on spine, 279 pages with engraved frontispiece and illustrations. 5 1/4" H x 3 3/4" W x 1 1/8" D. 7th item: Hand tinted albumen print of an unidentified Union Captain. Housed in an oval wooden frame. Sight – 8 1/2" H x 6 1/4" W. Framed – 12 7/8" H x 10 3/8" W. 8th item: CDV depicting the seated bust of an unidentified Union Captain. T. H. Smiley's Photographic Gallery, Knoxville, TN, en verso. Housed in a plastic sleeve. 4" H x 2 1/2" W. 9th item: CDV depicting a Union Musician. D'almaine J L Pattemore SL inscribed en verso. Housed in a plastic sleeve. 4 1/4" H x 2 5/8" W. 10th item: Military/Ceremonial flag with red field with blue cross and four white stars, with white cloth "CI", center. "J.A. Caldwell 407-6th" tag stapled, top right corner en verso. 37" H x 56" W. Post Civil War. 11th item: One cent Revenue Express George Washington stamp, circa 1862. Housed in a plastic and cardboard pocket. 3 7/8" H x 2 1/2" W. All items third and fourth quarter of 19th century. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: 1st item: 1 1/2" tear, top center of note. Ink spots, general wear due to age, surface of note. 2nd item: General wear due to age, surface of bill. Not examined outside of frame. 3rd-4th items: General wear due to age, surface of bills. Not examined outside of frame. 5th item: Foxing, general wear due to age, surface of note. 6th item: Scuffs, surface of book. Foxing spots, surface of pages. Water damage, inside of front and back covers. 7th item: Minute foxing spots, surface of print. Not examined outside of frame. 8th item: General wear due to age, surface of CDV. 9th item: General wear due to age, surface of CDV. 10th item: Holes, foxing spots, general wear due to age, surface of flag. 11th item: Ink marks, surface of stamp.
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