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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Society Saturday: DAR Presents Sword to General Joseph Wheeler

In 1898, the Cumberland Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented a sword to General Joseph Wheeler. Wheeler was the senior cavalry general in the Confederate Army of Tennessee during the Civil War. He was also a general in the United States Army during the Spanish-American War and the Philippine-American War.

Nashville American, 4 May 1898, page 3

Nashville American, 6 October 1898, page 3 

Nashville American, 7 November 1898, page 6

  Nashville American, 9 November 1898, page 5

Nashville American, 10 November 1898, page 5

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