Pee Dee Rifle Guard Flag

Date:
c. 1860

Flag carried by the Company A of the Pee Dee Rifle Guard.

Description (physical):

Silk. 35 1/2" x 45"

Location:
1214 Middle Street Sullivan's Island,South Carolina 29482
Identifier:
2010.0006.0008
Institution:
Fort Sumter National Monument

Storm Flag

Date:
c. 1860

After the garrison flag (see previous flag) that was flying over Fort Sumter had ripped, soldiers raised this smaller storm flag in its place.

Description (physical):

8' x 14'

Location:
1214 Middle Street Sullivan's Island,South Carolina 29482
Identifier:
2010.0006.0007
Institution:
Fort Sumter National Monument

Garrison Flag

Date:
c. 1860

Major Robert Anderson raised this large garrison flag over the unfinished Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor on December 26, 1860. It was flying on April 12, 1861 when the Confederate forces began firing on the fort.

Description (physical):

Wool bunting. 19' 1" x 24' 1"

Location:
1214 Middle Street Sullivan's Island,South Carolina 29482
Identifier:
2010.0006.0006
Institution:
Fort Sumter National Monument

Palmetto Flag

Date:
c. 1861

On April 14th 1861, men of the 18th South Carolina regiment raised this Palmetto flag over the captured Fort Sumter. The Palmetto flag confirmed the start of the bloodiest war in American history.

Description (physical):

9' x 6'

Location:
1214 Middle Street Sullivan's Island,South Carolina 29482
Identifier:
2010.0006.0005
Institution:
Fort Sumter National Monument

President Lincoln On Battlefield Of Antietam

Date:
Oct, 1862
Publisher/Studio:
Philip and Solomons, Publishers_Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook

This image captures a meeting between President Lincoln and his generals after the Battle of Antietam. Lincoln frequently changed commanding generals and demanded success from his military subordinates. In the first half of the war, it was rare for a Union commanding general to lead in consecutive battles.

Location:
201 West Monument Street Baltimore,Maryland 21201
Identifier:
Z24.2267
Institution:
Maryland Historical Society

The Raid Into Maryland-rebel County Occupying Town Of New Windsor

Date:
1864

This print depicts the 1864 Confederate raid into New Windsor, MD, a small town in Carroll County. As the Southern cause continued to fade, Confederate officers authorized raids on small towns across the country to distract the larger Union armies.

Location:
201 West Monument Street Baltimore,Maryland 21201
Identifier:
Z24.1405
Institution:
Maryland Historical Society

Civil War wounded at Savage's Station

Date:
June27, 1862

During the Seven Days' Battles, Confederates under recently promoted General Robert E. Lee launched a serious of assaults against the larger Army of the Potomac. While both the Union and Confederate armies grew, casualties mounted during every significant engagement.

Location:
201 West Monument Street Baltimore,Maryland 21201
Identifier:
Z24.1099
Institution:
Maryland Historical Society

Pictorial Encyclopedia Of Civil War Medical Instruments And Equipment, Volume I

Date:
1984
Creator:
Gordon Dammann
Publisher/Studio:
Missoula, Mont.: Pictorial Histories Pub. Co.

Illustrations and descriptions of surgical equipment, medicines, containers, uniforms, books relating to Civil War Army surgeons. Includes photo portaits of medical personnel.

Description (physical):

Paperback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
R856.A5 D36 VOL. I, LCCN: 83080357
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Showing The Flag

Date:
2004
Creator:
Lawrence J. Bopp and Stephen Bockmiller (editors)
Publisher/Studio:
Charleston, SC: History Press

Civil War diary of Yeoman Moses Safford of USS Constellation.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
E591.S24, LCCN: 2004025579
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Unidentified Child

Date:
1862-1870
Creator:
O'Neil & Kidder

Bust portrait of a very young child. It is wearing a dark spotted jumper. Image blurry and speckled.

Description (physical):

8x11

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
LMP1.78
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum