Grouping of five Tennessee Civil War era cartes de visites or visiting cards, all by Knoxville, TN photographers. Two depict men in civilian dress of the time period and three depict men in uniform, one with the pencil inscription "Capt. Ashbury Fowler, 8th Tenn. Cavalry Vol". Three have labels on reverse for Smiley's Photographic Gallery, one is marked W. E. Prall Photographer, Knoxville (also marked "Army of the Ohio, in the Field"), and one is marked J. B. Van Stavoren's Gem Gallery, Columbia, Tenn. Also included with this lot is a Fort Sanders Civil War reunion medal with a Knoxville, Tenn. blue ribbon dated October 7,8,9, '90. One side reads, "Reunion of the Blue and the Gray" with a vignette of soldiers shaking hands, the reverse with the words, "Fort Sanders Its Memory Alone Remains" with a vignette showing a fort with Union flag. Condition: Cards overall good condition with some toning and spotting, overall general wear. Oxidation to metal of ribbon and medal.
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