Musician Insignia

Date:
c. 1860s
Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike,Pennsylvania,Gettysburg,17325
Identifier:
2010.0125.0004
Institution:
Gettysburg National Battlefield Park
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Artillery Insignia

Date:
c. 1860s
Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike,Pennsylvania,Gettysburg,17325
Identifier:
2010.0125.0003
Institution:
Gettysburg National Battlefield Park
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Infantry Insignia

Date:
c. 1860s
Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike,Pennsylvania,Gettysburg,17325
Identifier:
2010.0125.0001
Institution:
Gettysburg National Battlefield Park
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Engineer Insignia

Date:
c. 1860s
Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike,Pennsylvania,Gettysburg,17325
Identifier:
2010.0125.0002
Institution:
Gettysburg National Battlefield Park
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Knife, Fork And Spoon Set

Date:
1862-1865
Description (physical):

Iron, zinc. Knife L 18.5, W 1.8, T 0.8 cm; Fork L 16.0, W 1.8, T 0.8 cm; Spoon L 16.2, W 3.5, T 1.0 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0012
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Stencil

Date:
1861-1865

This was Thomas O'Donnell's personal stencil. He participated in all the campaigns of the Army of the Potomac between 1861 and 1864. O'Donnell enlisted as a private in Captain Ralph W.P. Allen’s Company C, 106th Pennyslvannia Volunteers on September 17, 1861.  He was later transferred to Company F. He was taken prisoner on June 22, 1864, and remained a prisoner until April 28, 1865. O'Donnell was discharged by General Order, June 6, 1865.

Description (physical):

Brass. L 9.9, W 4.5 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0013
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Belt

Date:
c. 1861

Most enlisted men did not keep much money with them, but this soldier’s money belt was skillfully fashioned from a shirt sleeve. This belt was found on the Gettysburg battlefield soon after the battle.

Description (physical):

Cotton. L 83.6, W 11.0, T 0.7 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0025
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Sewing Kit

Date:
c. 1861

Soldiers had to do their own clothing repairs, so most men carried thread and needles in kits they called “housewives”. This one belonged to Charles Augusta Jones of Company I, 20th Maine Infantry, a Gettysburg veteran.

Description (physical):

Metal, cotton, bone. L 10.5, W 5.2, H 5.7 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0027
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Serving Platter

Date:
c. 1861

This platter was used by Confederate troops when they occupied the home of Dr. Charles Krauth on the grounds of the Lutheran Theological Seminary during the fighting at Gettysburg.

Description (physical):

Porcelain. W 32.7, H 23.5 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0031
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Company Roster

Date:
1862-1863

Roll book of Company A, 2nd Regiment New York State Militia. This book was found on the body of James Irwin of Co. A, 82d New York Infantry. He was killed on July 2, 1863 near Codori Farm at Gettysburg.

Description (physical):

Paper. L 18.4, W 11.8, T .9 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0032
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park