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Sirenius M. Mort, 1st Lt., Co., F, 9th Tenn. Cavalry, Volunteers, USA (Civil War tintype)

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2011.022

Scope and Contents

Civil War tin type in Daguerreo style Union Case embossed with the eagle and U.S. flag. Lt. S. M, Mort is in uniform, seated, holding a sword. The buttons and bars on the uniform are highlighted in gold. The sash is highlighted in purple. His obituary is folded and in the case. He died July 15, 1869. The obituary includes tributes from men who served with him in the Union army. Mort was a member of the well-known family of potters in Jefferson County, Tenn..

Dates

  • 1865

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 tintype in case

General

Scanned and added to Digital Collection, March 2012.
Title
Sirenius M. Mort, 1st Lt., Co., F, 9th Tenn. Cavalry, Volunteers, USA (Civil War tintype)
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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