Here are three examples of patriotic letterhead from a Union soldier:
These are from letters for sale at auction.
Sharp’s men desperately attempted to make some additional headway, but it was to no avail. Col. William H. Bishop, commander of the consolidated 7th/ 9th Mississippi Infantry, was killed as were Pvts. Benjamin Wade, James Kenney, and Daniel McGill, all of whom were members of the 10th Mississippi Infantry. Cpl. A. S. Weatherall of the 41st Mississippi was also killed and so was Pvt. Henry Wilson of the 44th Mississippi. Capt.
Jacobson, Eric A. (2013-11-01). For Cause and Country: A Study of the Affair at Spring Hill & the Battle of Franklin (Kindle Locations 8055-8058). O’More Publishing. Kindle Edition.
The 1st TN fought in Maney’s Brigade at Franklin. These artifacts belonging to J. Mitchel are in the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond.
The Battle of Franklin Trust recently announced that they acquired the original pass Tod Carter had just before the Battle of Franklin started.The night before the Battle of Franklin (29th) it is believed that Tod spent the night at his friend’s Green Neeley’s house. This map below shows where the Neeley House was, right next to the Columbia Pike. That means the entire Federal Army would’ve marched right past Tod that night. Surely he would’ve heard that!? If true, the whole event leaves more questions than it answers.
Regarding Tod’s visit to the Neeley home Jacobson says: