Manly Deeds - Womanly Words: History Of The 6th Regiment Maryland Infantry

Date:
2003
Creator:
Fisher, James
Publisher/Studio:
Westminster, MD: Willow Bend Books

Contains an account of the Federal 6th Maryland Infantry's actions in the Civil War including their participation in the Breakthrough at Petersburg on April 2, 1865.

Description (physical):

Softbound, 207 pp with index, 5.5" x 8"

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Carte-de-visite

Date:
1861-1865

Carte-de-visite of Jeffrey Skinner. Bust-length portrait -gray oval "shadow" over part of head and bust. Bottom of image fades into cream colored background. Some spots on surface. Bronze powder border around edges. On reverse, handwritten, "Capt. Jeffrey Skinner/Co. E/Fifth CT H.A./WIA Winchester.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
1998.065.030
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Carte-de-visite

Date:
1862-1865

Carte-de-visite of Jeffrey Skinner. (Same individual as 1998.65.30 -appears to be later CDV.) Seated, facing left, wearing double breasted uniform jacket. Has longer hair and moustache than the 1998.65.30 image. Printed on reverse, small design of an engraving of a flag and eagle, underneath in "banners" " Beers & Mansfield/National Gallery 242 Chapel St./New Haven/Conn." Two cent U.S. Interior Playing Cards stamp affixed underneath. Two printed lines concerning obtaining additional copies from plate are at bottom. "85" in pencil on right side near top.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
1998.065.031
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Contract

Date:
6/29/1865

Oath of Allegiance with a Certificate of Release for a Prisoner of War on the reverse. Two pages adhered together, on the right side of the Allegiance Oath. "Oath and Parole" printed on the reverse of the "Certificate of Release." The Allegiance Oath has the heading "United States of America" followed by an oath filled in with "James L. Martin" and his county in Mississippi. Signed twice by James L. Martin, lower signature is scratched out. Dated 29th June 1865 with the signature of A.C. Brady, the Provost Marshall. Has Martin's physical characteristics filled in at the bottom. The "Certificate of Release" is filled in for "June 29, 1865" for "Jas L. Martin". Printed "Headquarters Point Lookout, MD" at the top. The seal with the side view of an eagle is printed on the top left side. The bottom left side is stamped "A.C. Brady/June 29, 1865/Major & Provost Marshal." Stamped on the bottom right side, "Registered at Provost Marshal's Office/Washington, DC/June 30." Part of the 2nd and 3rd lines of the release are scratched out with red lines.

Description (physical):

Paper.

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2001.001.002
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier