The exhibit contains collection objects typical of basic items which would have been brought along by early settlers or fashioned by them from locally available materials. Most of the furniture in this exhibit was made by one of the earliest settlers, John Ranken Pyeatt.
The battle fought on November 28, 1862 is chronicled in graphic panels which include maps of troop movements that day. Examples of weaponry usedin the battle along with a variety of artifacts recovered from the battlefield are included in the exhibition. Short biographies of eight soldiers from Cane Hill are featured.