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[Major Henry C. Wayne with sons]

Description: Photograph of Major Henry C. Wayne with his sons. Major Wayne is sitting down and his sons are standing on either side of him. Picture was taken before Major Wayne's trip to the Mediterranean.
Date: c. 1855
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Typical US Army Camel Corps camp]

Description: Photograph of an illustration depicting a typical camp for the U.S. Army Camel Corps, including supplies, horses, and field personnel. In the foreground, men are organizing supplies while the camels and horses are resting behind them.
Date: c. 1857
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Alabama Land Deed with President Buchanan's Signature

Description: Photograph of a Alabama land deed for 220 acres belonging to Garrison Deens. it is signed by President James Buchanan on November 1, 1858. Mr. Deens sold this land to James O. Sellers in 1859 or 1860. Mr. Sellers was Ethel Bryant's grandfather. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: November 1, 1858
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

James Osborn Sellers

Description: Photograph of a daguerreotype picturing James Osborn Sellers in the late 1850s. He was killed in 1864 during the Civil War. He was Ethel C. Bryant's maternal grandfather. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: 1857~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library