Alexander E. Smith v. Conrad Eisenhower

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Alexander E. Smith v. Conrad Eisenhower
Case Date: 
1865
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Other

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
6
Notes / Description: 

The Confederate Eisenhower (also spelled Icenhour) forcibly took a "rifle gun" from Union sympathizer Smith during the Civil War. Smith was asking for compensation. Governor Isham Harris mentioned in transcript. Case has its roots in the March 19, 1862, order of Tennessee's "Rebel Legislature" to confiscate arms from Union sympathizers. See also State v. Brotherton and Boyer (1866), Box ET 1139.