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Civil War photographs (tintypes) of Tenn. soldiers, possibly Martin or Rimmer families from Jefferson County, Tenn.

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Identifier: Artifact 2011.002
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Pair of Union Civil War tintypes (tinted) housed in a octagonal gutta percha case. Subjects are brothers from Jefferson County, Tenn from the Martin or Rimmer family. Case measures 3" H x 2 1/2" W. Condition: Overall very good condition.

Dates: 1861 - 1865

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

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Identifier: SPC 2011.022
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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

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