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19th century Confederate and related archive for the Scales family of Memphis, TN. 1st item – Confederate Prisoner pamphlet, "Prison Life During the Rebellion. Being a Brief Narrative of the Miseries and Sufferings of Six Hundred Confederate Prisoners Sent from Fort Delaware to Morris' Island to be Punished." Fritz Fuzzlebug, One of Their Number, published by the author, Singer's Glen, VA: Joseph Funk's Sons Printers, 1869. 9 1/2" x 5 5/8". 2nd item – Pamphlet on Confederate Navy Commander Maury, "In Memoriam: Matthew Fontaine Maury, LL.D., 1873." Signed inside cover, "With Lucy Maury's love" (Lucy was Matthew's daughter). 3rd item – Two Virginia Military Institute Matthew Maury maps: Map of VIrginia, 1868 and Map of the United States Constructed on the Rectangular Tangential Projection, 1868. 4th item – Confederate army cabinet card of a Major in uniform with sword, possibly a relative of Lt. Dabney Scales. 6 1/2" H. 5th item – 1875 Hitchcock's New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible, New York. Provenance: descendants of Dabney M. Scales, Memphis. CONDITION: 1st item – wrapper cover with a couple of small tears at upper margin and losses to corners. 2nd item – spine of pamplet loose, loss to lower corner of cover. 3rd item – VMI maps in poor condition with losses at corners and seams, tears. 4th item – minor scuffs to image with toning and stain to right arm near shoulder. 5th item – Bible with engraving frontispiece detached.