Army Bootee/brogan

Date:
c. 1861

ARMY BOOTEE/BROGAN WORN BY PVT. GEORGE H. LYLES, CO. E (MT VERNON GUARDS), 17TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY. CANISTER SHOT EMBEDDED IN LEFT SIDE OF SOLE NEAR TOE. (WOUND RECEIVED AT BLACKBURNS FORD, 18 JULY 1861.) Origin: VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Leather, Iron. H: 12.0, L: 28.0, W: 9.8 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1025
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Uniform Shirt Worn By Cpl. Francis Brownell

Date:
1861

UNIFORM SHIRT WORN BY CPL. FRANCIS BROWNELL, 11TH N.Y. INFANTRY (FIRE ZOUAVES). RED FLANNEL FIREMAN'S SHIRT WITH BIB FRONT. Origin: NEW YORK, NEW YORK.

Description (physical):

Material: Textile. H: 80, W: 48, D: 24 Cm. Moth Damage.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1047
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Uniform Trousers Worn By Cpl. Francis Brownell

Date:
1861

UNIFORM TROUSERS WORN BY CPL. FRANCIS BROWNELL, 11TH N.Y. INFANTRY (FIRE ZOUAVES). GRAY WOOL WITH PLEATED WAIST, BUTTON FLY ON FRONT (METAL BUTTONS); DARK BLUE CORPORAL'S STRIPE ON OUTER SIDE SEAMS Origin: NEW YORK, NEW YORK.

Description (physical):

Material: Wool, Brass. H: 100, W: 40, D: 24 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1048
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Fez Worn By Cpl. Francis Brownell

Date:
1861

FEZ WORN BY CPL. FRANCIS BROWNELL, 11TH N.Y. INFANTRY (FIRE ZOUAVES).RED WOOL FELT WITH DARK BLUE TASSEL ATTACHED AT TOP.

Description (physical):

Material: Wool. H: 15, Di: 20 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1049
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

M1849 Colt Pocket

Date:
c. 1861

COLT M1849 POCKET REVOLVER, .31 CAL. PERCUSSION, SERIAL # 213135. CARRIED BY PVT. LUDWELL THOMAS RECTOR, CO. H, 4TH VA. CAV. (BLACK HORSE CAVALRY); 5-SHOT CYLINDER; 5 OCTAGON BARREL WITH LOADING LEVER, 1-LINE N.Y. MARKING; BRASS BACKSTRAP & LARGE TRIGGERGUARD. Origin: HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron, Brass, Wood. L: 25.4 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1050
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Joined Pair Of Brown Leather Medical Saddlebags

Date:
c. 1861

JOINED PAIR OF BROWN LEATHER MEDICAL SADDLEBAGS. EACH BAG HAS 2 CLOSURE STRAPS SEWN TO FLAP SECURED BY SMALL METAL BUCKLES (1 MISSING) AT LOWER SIDE OF EACH BAG; LEATHER LOOPS SEWN TO INTERIOR OF EACH BAG TO SECURE BOTTLES/VIALS (NONE PRESENT). STITCHING PARTING ON SIDE OF ONE BAG.

Description (physical):

Material: Leather, Iron. L: 80, W: 28, D: 11 Cm. Leather Lacks Pliability And The Surface Shows Cracks Especially On The Flaps And Spacer Connecting The Two Bags. Stitching On Side Of Bags Shows Old Repairs And Is Parting On One Side Of One Bag. One Flap Closure Buckle Is Missing (3 Remain). Previously Exposed To Mold With Some Traces Remaining In Seems And Around Stitching

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1056
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Waist Belt Worn By Cpl. Francis Brownell

Date:
1861

WAIST BELT WORN BY CPL. FRANCIS BROWNELL, 11TH N.Y.INFANTRY (FIRE ZOUAVES). 2-PLY BLACK LEATHER WITH FRONT MARKED PREMIER" IN RAISED WHITE LETTERS ON RED BACKING. & "1" AT LEFT. FRAGMENT OF NARROW ATTACHMENT STRAP UNSTITCHED/SEPARATED." Origin: NEW YORK.

Description (physical):

Material: Leather. H: 7, L: 80 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1061
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Kepi Worn By Cpl. Francis Brownell

Date:
1861

KEPI WORN BY CPL. FRANCIS BROWNELL, 11TH N.Y. INFANTRY (FIRE ZOUAVES). RED WOOL CROWN WITH DARK BLUE BAND, BROWN COTTON LINING, LEATHER SWEAT BAND, BLACK LEATHER VISOR; BRASS SIDE BUTTONS MATCHING JACKET BUTTONS BUT NO CHIN STRAP. Origin: NEW YORK.

Description (physical):

Material: Leather, Wool, Brass. H: 10, L: 22, W: 18 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1062
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Tin Candlestick

TIN CANDLESTICK WITH CIRCULAR DISH BASE. 2 DIAM. RIM AT TOP OF STEM; RECTANGULAR OPENING IN STEM FOR CANDLE ELEVATOR LEVER (MISSING). STEM FILLED WITH CANDLE WAX.

Description (physical):

Material: Tin. H: 9, Di: 14 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1072
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Pass Written On State Of Ohio Executive Dept. Letterhead

Date:
1862

PASS WRITTEN ON STATE OF OHIO EXECUTIVE DEPT. LETTERHEAD. DATED: COLUMBUS, SEPT 2, 1862. TO REQUEST THAT THE BEARER, COL. CANTWELL, MAY BE PERMITTED TO VISIT WASHINGTON AND VICINITY FOR THE PURPOSE OF MINISTERING TO THE RELIEF OF HIS FATHER, IF LIVING AND OF REMOVING HIS REMAINS IF DEAD." SIGNED: RUBILL FALL(?), IPR. OF OHIO. Origin: COLUMBUS, OH.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper. L: 8.0, W: 14.2 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1098
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park