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In Battle, Good Men Die —William S. Rosecrans, major general commanding the Army of the Cumberland, speaking about his friend Colonel Garesche. As fierce fighting raged nearby along the Nashville Pike, General Rosecrans and his staff mov…
"Scene of Battlefield, December 31, 1862, as viewed from this location and sketched by A.E. Mathews, 31st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
This is the oldest structure to the grounds. It was built circa 1870s as a cotton warehouse. Covering a variety of themes, the exhibits trace life in this Southern community from 1776-1876.
In 1855, W.S. Huggins and Company built a four-story brick mill building on this site. It was powered by two twenty-five horsepower engines with a capacity of 200 barrels of flour per day. In 1860, William Spence bought the mill. Both the Confeder…
Donated to Cannonsburgh in 1988 by CSX Transportation Inc., this caboose recalls the days of the Iron Horse and the expansion of commerce and lifestyle that came about when the railroads were dominant form of overland transportation
Murfreesboro was occupied by both Union and Confederate forces during the Civil War. Union troops took control of the city on March 7, 1862, and camped at Oaklands. On July 13, 1862 Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest made his celebrated ra…
The Leeman House is a two-story log structure from Eastern Rutherford County. The circa 1820s front section was made with cedar tree trunks fitted together by skillful notching. The second story rear was a circa 1870s addition. The house layout i…
The one-room schoolhouse shows the determination of 19th century settlers to provide their children with a basic education. After a community had a building for classes, its citizens would hire a teacher with money raised by public subscript…
1800s residence with dogtrot. The dogtrot, also called possum or dog run, reached its peak in the South from 1780 to 1830. Since connecting log structures is difficult, a family in need of more space would often build a second room a few feet away…
The telephone had made its way into many rural homes by the early 1900s. All calls had to be connected by an operator at a switchboard similar to the one at the Cannonsburgh Telephone Exchange Company. this switchboard originally came from t…