M1842 Palmetto Armory

Date:
1852

PALMETTO ARMORY M1842 RIFLED MUSKET, .69 CAL. PERCUSSION. STOCK BROKEN WITH WOOD MISSING AT TANG (FILLED WITH EPOXY); BARREL & STOCK CUT DOWN 3 AT MUZZLE; BARREL FLAT OPPOSITE BOLSTER MARKED: "WG&Co" (WM GLAZE & CO.); 2 BRASS BARREL BANDS; LOCK (SEE CAT.# MANA 591); MISSING: REAR SIGHT, MIDDLE BARREL BAND & 2 SIDE SCREWS. Origin: COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron, Brass, Wood. L: 139.5 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 378
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Trunk Of Boy Major Joseph W. Latimer, C.S.A.

Date:
c. 1861

TRUNK OF BOY MAJOR JOSEPH W. LATIMER, C.S.A. (CAPTAIN, COURTNEY ARTILLERY). WOOD FRAME COVERED IN BLACK LEATHER, 5 METAL REINFORCE STRAPS ACROSS TOP & SIDES WITH LARGE BRASS STUDS SPACED 3.5" APART; LEATHER HANDLES AT EACH END; KEY LOCK ON FRONT; INTERIOR DIVIDED INTO 2 LOWER COMPARTMENTS, LINED WITH PAPER (BLUE, SMALL LEAF DESIGN), COVERED BY REMOVEABLE TRAY, COVERED BY REMOVEABLE TRAY.

Description (physical):

Material: Wood, Leather, Metal. H: 41.0, W: 43.7, L: 72.0 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 382
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Carved Ivory Fan Belonging To Mrs. Judith Carter Henry

Date:
c. 1820

CARVED IVORY FAN BELONGING TO MRS. JUDITH CARTER HENRY. 22 RIBS, ONE PARTIALLY BROKEN (RESTORED), ANOTHER WITH SMALL BREAK AT TIP.

Description (physical):

Material: Bone. L: 18.0 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 421
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Bible Belonging To Mrs. Judith Carter Henry

Date:
c. 1820

BIBLE BELONGING TO MRS. JUDITH CARTER HENRY. RED MOROCCO LEATHER COVER WITH EXTENDED FLAP & TONGUE FASTENS IN SLIT ON FRONT COVER.

Description (physical):

Material: Leather, Paper. H: 14.0, W: 9.2, D: 4.4 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 424
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

.44 Caliber Combustible Skin Cartridges, For Colt'S Army Pistol

Date:
c. 1862

.44 CALIBER COMBUSTIBLE SKIN CARTRIDGES, FOR COLT'S ARMY PISTOL, HOTCHKISS' PATENT, FEB 11TH, 1862. MANUFACTURED BY D.C. SAGE, MIDDLETOWN, CONN. ORGINAL PACKAGE: PAPER COVERED, WOODEN BLOCK WITH 7 HOLES (CAPS & 6 CARTRIDGES); 1 LOOSE CARTRIDGE: SEE CAT.# MANA 1702; PERCUSSION CAPS MISSING. Origin: MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT.

Description (physical):

Material: Lead, Paper, Wood. L: 9.1, W: 4.6, D: 1.5 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 452
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Sheet Metal (tin) Ration Box With Nesting Tray/cup & Lid

Date:
c. 1861

SHEET METAL (TIN) RATION BOX WITH NESTING TRAY/CUP (b) & LID (c). SIMILAR TO BRITISH ARMY ISSUE MESS TIN, MADE IN ENGLAND FOR CONFEDERATE SERVICE TO ACCOMPANY THE S. ISAACS CAMPBELL FIELD PACK. ALLEGEDLY TAKEN FROM A UNION SOLDIER BY PVT. RICHARD E. WALDEN, WARRENTON RIFLES, CO. K, 17TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY. SEMI-CIRCULAR CROSS-SECTION; BRACKET ON EACH SIDE FOR BAIL/STRAP (MISSING);TRAY/CUP HAS HINGED WIRE HANDLE FORMING A CIRCLE AT END. Origin: LONDON, ENGLAND.

Description (physical):

Material: Tin. H: 11.5, W: 17.0, D: 11.1 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 457
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Field Glasses Belonging To John Henry Thomas, 43d Bn Virginia Cavalry

Date:
c. 1860

FIELD GLASSES BELONGING TO JOHN HENRY THOMAS, 43D BN VIRGINIA CAVALRY. BRASS BODY WITH BLACK LACQUER FINISH (WORN); CENTER FOCUS ADJUSTMENT WHEEL.

Description (physical):

Material: Brass, Glass.Black Lacquer Finish Partially (Approximately 30%) Worn Off Exposing A Bare Metal (Brass) Surface. One Eyepiece Lens Is Chipped; The Objective Lens Rim Housing On Same Side Is Slightly Dented (Flattened)

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 463
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Regulation Enlisted Man'S (Private'S) Brass Shoulder Scale

Date:
c. 1860

REGULATION ENLISTED MAN'S (PRIVATE'S) BRASS SHOULDER SCALE.MISSING POSITIONING TONGUE ON UNDERSIDE.

Description (physical):

Material: Brass. L: 16.6, W: 9.9 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 476
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

3-inch Burton

Date:
c. 1861

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH BURTON SOLID SHOT PROJECTILE (BOLT). FIRED: BODY CHIPPED ABOVE MISSING SABOT. NOTE: ASSIGNMENT TO ACC.# MANA-111 IS SPECULATIVE. (PREVIOUSLY ASSIGNED TO ACC.# MANA-6 IN ERROR)

Description (physical):

Material: Iron. L: 17.3, Di: 7.5 Cm. Rusty/Treated.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 501
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Hand Reloading Tool For .38 W.c.f.

Date:
c. 1890

HAND RELOADING TOOL FOR .38 W.C.F. (WINCHESTER CENTER FIRE) CARTRIDGE. MFD BY WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO, NEW HAVEN, CONN., USA. (MARKED ON SIDE) HINGED TONG TOOL WITH 2 CHAMBERS: OPEN TO PRIME CASES & ENCLOSED TO SEAT BULLETS. Origin: NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron. L: 20.5, W: 7.0, T 1.9 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 519
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park