Sallie Ann Jarrett | A Civil War Dog

“Loyal Heart” | Greg Stump Arts One week ago we released a new promotional video titled “Sallie Ann Jarrett: A Civil War Dog” for the upcoming River Fire Films documentary series – Once In A Lifetime.  Sallie Ann Jarrett was described as a brindle “bull-and-terrier” (aka a 19th Century pit bull dog) – which got its […]

The Archives | 1870s Pit Bull Dog and Gentleman

The Archives | Pit Bull Dog and Gentleman Post Civil War

The oldest item in my collection is this photograph of a gentleman smoking a pipe with a (pit) bull dog laying at his feet. It was taken post-Civil War, sometime around 1870 (circa). click to zoom Since the term “pit bull” technically didn’t really make its way into our vocabularies until after the turn of […]