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East Tennessee miniature redware jug incised and dated, ìGeorge Mort, May the 27th 1859,? Mort pottery family of Jefferson County, TN. Triple sine wave incising along with triple incised lines around upper body with circular and diamondstarburst stamps around the lower mid section. Pulled handle with starburst stamp at the terminus. 4 3/8″ H. Circa 1859. During the Civil War, George Mort enlisted as a Confederate private in Company C, 39th Infantry Regiment Tennessee. Documentation at this stage of research does not indicate George returned home from the War. Georgeís brother, S. M. Mort, served in the Union as a 1st Lieutenant with the 9th Tennessee Cavalry Volunteers, Company F (research courtesy CaroleWahler). A tintype of S.M. Mort in his Union uniform is also offered in this auction.