Military Snare Drum

Date:
c. 1861

MILITARY SNARE DRUM WITH EAGLE DESIGN PAINTED ON SIDE. 2 CM HOLE IN CENTER OF EAGLE BREAST; UPPER SKIN HEAD TORN (MENDED); HEMP ROPE, LEATHER TENSIONING EARS & SNARES ARE RECENT REPLACEMENTS,

Description (physical):

Material: Wood, Leather, Calfskin. H: 33.0 cm, Di: 41.9 cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1170
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Shipping Crate For 12 Rounds Of 3-inch Canister, Fixed Artillery Ammunition

Date:
c. 1861

SHIPPING CRATE FOR 12 ROUNDS OF 3-INCH CANISTER, FIXED ARTILLERY AMMUNITION. TRACES OF ORIGINAL OLIVE PAINT REMAIN WITH FAINT BLACK STENCILING ON BOTH ENDS OF EXTERIOR READING: FRANKFORD ARSENAL/ 12 ROUNDS/ 3 IN:CANISTER/ FIXED"; BOX LID MISSING. CONSTRUCTED OF 2.5-CM THICK BOARDS DOVETAILED & NAILED TOGETHER; 12 CIRCULAR INDENTATIONS, 3.5-CM DIAM X .7-CM DEEP, ON BOTTOM INTERIOR; WOODEN LIP SCREWED TO EXTERIOR ENDS. Origin: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Wood. H: 34.0, W: 30.5, L: 43.0 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1209
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Red Sandstone Grave Marker Of Pvt. Benjamin F. Ward

Date:
August 4, 1861

RED SANDSTONE GRAVE MARKER OF PVT. BENJAMIN F. WARD, CO. D, 7TH GEORGIA REGT., DIED AUGUST 4, 1861, OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT FIRST MANASSAS & BURIED IN THE LEWIS FAMILY CEMETERY AT ROSEMONT. CRUDELY CARVED INSCRIPTION: B.F.WARD/_GA. AUG./_1861." PORTION OF INSCRIPTION AREA APPEARS CHIPPED AWAY ON IRREGULAR FIELD STONE." Origin: PRINCE WILLIAM, VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Sandstone. L: 33.5, W: 30.0, T 8.0 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1233
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Tintype Of William L. Paxton

Date:
1861

TINTYPE OF WILLIAM L. PAXTON, CPL., CO. I (LIBERTY HALL VOLUNTEERS), 4TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY, IN TOOLED LEATHER HINGED CASE WITH BRASS FASTENING CLIP. PAXTON POSED IN CIVILIAN ATTIRE, SEATED WITH HANDS FOLDED ON LAP. (WM. PAXTON KIA 21 JULY 1861 AT MANASSAS.) Origin: ROCKBRIDGE, VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Glass , Leather.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1379
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Alexander, Edward Porter

Date:
July 1861
Creator:
E.P. Alexander

SKETCHED MAP TITLED: BATTLE OF BULL'S RUN (FOUGHT JULY 18TH 1861)"DRAWN IN INK BY CAPTAIN E.P. ALEXANDER, SHOWING ARTILLERY & INFANTRY POSITIONS BETWEEN MITCHELL'S & BLACKBURN'S FORDS ALONG BULL RUN. EDGES TORN, OLD FOLD MARKS, CELOPHANE TAPE APPLIED TO BACK AS REINFORCEMENT. Origin: PRINCE WILLIAM, VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper. L: 19.8, W: 26.8 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1504
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

U.S. 1851 Pattern Infantry Frock Coat

Date:
c. 1855

U.S. 1851 PATTERN INFANTRY FROCK COAT WITH EPAULETS. SINGLE-BREASTED WITH NO PIPING/TRIM. EAGLE I" BUTTONS AT TAIL (4 ) & FRONT (8 -TOP MISSING), BACKMARK: "W H SMITH & CO * NEW YORK"; 3 BRASS CUFF BUTTONS, NON-MILITARY, EACH WITH SINGLE EAGLE CUFF BUTTON.

Description (physical):

Material: Wool, Cotton, Brass. H: 84 cm, W: 60 cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1539
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

U.S. Regulation Artillery Shell Jacket

Date:
c. 1865

U.S. REGULATION ARTILLERY SHELL JACKET, CIVIL WAR PERIOD. INSPECTOR'S STAMP & 2" ON LINING INSIDE RIGHT SLEEVE. UNISSUED CONDITION."

Description (physical):

Material: Wool, Cotton, Brass. H: 76.0, W: 64.0 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1541
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

M1816 Remington

Date:
c. 1830

U.S. M1816 MUSKET, .69 CAL., RIFLED & CONVERTED TO PERCUSSION WITH MAYNARD TAPE PRIMER LOCK (REMINGTON CONTRACT OF SEPT. 9, 1854). FRANKFORD ARSENAL RIFLED BARREL WITH PATENT BREECH & LONG RANGE REAR SIGHT. LOCK DATED: 1856; TANG MARKED: 33; 171 G W S----" CARVED ON LEFT SIDE OF BUTT STOCK; MISSING: KNOB ON PRIMER COVER, RAMROD.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron, Wood. L: 146.6 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1580
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

M1842 Aston

Date:
1847

M1842 PERCUSSION SINGLE-SHOT PISTOL, .54 CAL. ASTON CONTRACT: MADE BY HENRY ASTON, MIDDLETOWN, CT. LOCK DATED: 1847. BARREL MARKED: J.H./P MISSING: RAMROD & RAMROD SWIVEL. Origin: MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron, Brass, Wood. L: 36.3 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1652
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

M1853 Lefaucheux

Date:
c. 1860

M1853 LEFAUCHEUX PIN-FIRE CARTRIDGE REVOLVER, 12 MM. CALIBER, 6-SHOT. LEFT SIDE OF BARREL MARKED: E. LEFAUCHEUX / IN E BREVETE"SERIAL # ON LEFT SIDE OF FRAME UNDER CYLINDER: 4415" Origin: PARIS, FRANCE.

Description (physical):

Material: Steel, Wood. L: 29.3 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1653
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park