Cross Necklace

Date:
C. 1650

Intricate workmanship of white bronze. Fused front and back plates have pins top and bottom holding the front, back and the hinged loops together. It is engraved with a wheat pattern.

Location:
20 Aviles Street, St. Augustine, Florida 32084
Identifier:
XF20021.JPG
Institution:
Ximenez-Fatio House Museum

Holy Water Font

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0050
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Crucifix

Date:
c. 1863

This crucifix was found in the rafters of the McPherson Barn on the western edge of Gettysburg many years after the battle. The barn had been used as a hospital in the days after the fighting.

Description (physical):

Brass, wood. L 11.7 cm, W 5.4 cm, T 0.5 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0010
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

New Testament

Date:
c. 1860s

Louis Hurlbut, Company K, 2nd Vermont Infantry carried this New Testament.

Description (physical):

Paper, leather. L 9 cm, W 6 cm, T 1.5 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0076
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Prayer Book

Date:
1861
Publisher/Studio:
Protestant Episcopal Book Society

Sylvester Carr of Company F, 56th New York Infantry carried this prayer book until he deserted on March 1, 1862.

Description (physical):

Paper. L 11.2, W 7.5, T 0.6 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0079
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Chaplain Conducting Mass For The 69th New York State Militia Encamped At Fort Corcoran, Washington, Dc

Date:
1861
Creator:
Mathew B. Brady
Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0089
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Poem

Date:
c. 1861

This verse of only eight lines, “Love That Passeth Knowledge” was carried by Lorenzo Curtis, Company D, 143rd Pennsylvania Infantry.

Description (physical):

Paper. L 8.9, W 5.8 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0090
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park