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8 pieces of Tennessee Civil War related ephemera. 1st item: Half of a printed 4 page broadside or pamphlet marking Tennessee's secession from the Union, titled AN ACT TO RAISE, ORGANIZE, AND EQUIP A PROVISIONAL FORCE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES, passed May 6, 1861. (Lower half missing). 2nd item: Newspaper clipping titled ACTS OF TENNESSEE PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY, An Act to Amend an Act to Organize, Raise and Equip a provisional force… " Undated and incomplete; runs through Section 12. 3rd item: Signature of General Felix Zollicoffer, from cover sheet addressed to John Joslin of Nashville. 8" x 10" sheet. 4th item: Railroad pass, "Conductors … will permit Mr. E.D. Hicks to ride on Thur. __ between Belle Vue and Hicks Crossing to Nashville." Signed __ Thomas Genl. Supt. __, Nashville July ___." Written on half sheet of note paper, 4 3/4" x 7 1/2". 5th item: Partially printed document requiring the Quartermaster's Dept. at Nashville to provide transportation from Nashville to Louisville for J. Bropley (or Bromley) and George Burnes (or Burnet), who were then to proceed to Milwaukee on business connected with the U.S. Military Railroads, by order of Brig. Genl. D.C. McCallum (Daniel Craig McCallum). Dated Dec. 22, 1864, a few days after the Battle of Nashville. 6th item: Discharge paper for Indiana-born Lewis N. Johnston, 3rd Lieut. of Capt. James F. Murphy's Company H, 149th Reg. of 2nd Vol. Infantry, enlisted Feb. 14, 1865. Discharge dated Sept. 1865 at Nashville. 8 1/2" x 10". 7th item: Stonewall Jackson memorial postcard. 8th item: Page from Nashville Banner, 1925, "Civil War Scenes in Nashville" – mostly reprints from Harper's Weekly and Leslie's Magazines, and a 1928 Nashville Banner page, "Nashville's Hotels in the Eighties" depicting various hotels – the Maxwell House, Gilchrist, Nicholson and Commercial. Provenance: the estate of Sarah Hunter Hicks Green, formerly of Historic Devon Farm, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: 1st item in very fragile condition, lower half missing, with foxing, toning, small losses at fold lines, losses and creases at edges. 2nd item: Incomplete content; overall fragile with upper left corner missing, creases and foxing. 3rd item: page toned and slightly faded, with 2 creases across Zollicoffer's signature. 4th item: Good condition, fold across signature. 5th item: Few small tears at fold lines, light soiling and toning. 6th item: some tears at fold lines, overall fading, toning, light grime. 7th item: Good condition, writing on back. 8th item: Tears at fold lines, several edge losses.