Maj. Nathaniel F. Cheairs
- Title:Maj. Nathaniel F. Cheairs
- Date:circa 1861
- Description:Full-length formal studio portrait photograph of a slender middle-aged, bearded man standing at attention in formal uniform with a belted sash and a dark-brimmed hat bearing insignia.
- Historical Note:Major Nathaniel Francis Cheairs (1818-1914), married Spring Hill, Tennessee, neighbor Susan Peters McKissack in 1841. They lived at Rippa Villa, a brick home built from local McKissack bricks. According to the records of Maury County's Rose Hill Cemetery, Cheairs enlisted with the Third Tennessee Infantry and served as a field officer with the Bigby Grays. He survived the war and returned to run his large plantation.
- Contributing Institution:University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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- Digital Publisher:Digital Initiatives, James E. Walker Library, Middle Tennessee State University