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The Most Interesting President in the World: Teddy Roosevelt

The Most Interesting President in the World

Jordan Anderson or Jourdon Anderson (December 1825 – April 15, 1907) was an African-American former slave noted for a letter he wrote, known as, "Letter from a Freedman to His Old Master". It was addressed to his former master, Colonel P. H. Anderson, in response to the Colonel's request that Jordan return to the plantation to help restore the farm after the disarray of the war. It has been described as a rare example of documented "slave humor" of the period,.. .

Jordan Anderson or Jourdon Anderson (December 1825 – April 15, 1907) was an African-American former slave noted for a letter he wrote, known as, "Letter from a Freedman to His Old Master". It was addressed to his former master, Colonel P. H. Anderson, in response to the Colonel's request that Jordan return to the plantation to help restore the farm after the disarray of the war. It has been described as a rare example of documented "slave humor" of the period,.. .

A Civil War era recruiting poster for Eli Lilly's 18th Indepedent Battery Indiana Light Artillery, also known as "Lilly's Hoosier Battery" and "Lilly's Battery".

A Civil War era recruiting poster for Eli Lilly's 18th Indepedent Battery Indiana Light Artillery, also known as "Lilly's Hoosier Battery" and "Lilly's Battery".

"ca. 1865-6, “United We Stand. Divided We Fall”, [portrait of Civil War veterans Frank M. Howe and Velorus W. Bruce]"  From tuesday-johnson.tumblr.com

"ca. 1865-6, “United We Stand. Divided We Fall”, [portrait of Civil War veterans Frank M. Howe and Velorus W. Bruce]" From tuesday-johnson.tumblr.com

The Second Battle of Memphis was part of a raid made by Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest August 21st 1864 in Shelby County, Tennessee.

The Second Battle of Memphis was part of a raid made by Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest August 21st 1864 in Shelby County, Tennessee.

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