Battle of Milliken's Bend

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.5.0010
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Portrait Of Andrew H. Foote

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0062
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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USS Cumberland

Date:
1848
Creator:
Currier & Ives

The 54-gun frigate USS Cumberland, depicted here, was a wooden U.S. naval vessel, launched in 1842 from the Boston Naval Yard. It cruised through the Mediterranean Sea on several voyages, but is perhaps most famous for being rammed and sunk by the CSS Virginia during the First Battle of Hampton Roads on March 8, 1862.

Location:
1 Waterside Dr. Norfolk, Virginia, 23510
Identifier:
2011.02.0001
Institution:
Hampton Roads Naval Museum

Page 52: "the Funeral Cortege, At Boston, Mass., Of The Sixth Massachusetts Soldiers Killed At Baltimore (on April 19th, 1861)."

Date:
ca. 1895
Creator:
Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Publisher/Studio:
New York, Mrs. F. Leslie
Description (physical):

xii, [13]-544 p. : illus. ; 45 cm.

Location:
201 West Monument Street,Maryland,Baltimore,21201
Identifier:
E468.7.L6311
Institution:
Maryland Historical Society

1852 Confederate Percussion Musket From Monocacy National Battlefield

Date:
C. 1852
Creator:
Palmetto Armory

The Palmetto Armory initially supplied the South Carolina militia before the Civil War, but its muskets later armed many Confederate soldiers.

Location:
4801 Urbana Pike,Maryland,Frederick,21704
Identifier:
2011.0123.0007
Institution:
Monocacy National Battlefield

Canteen Found At Monocacy National Battlefield

Date:
C. 1860s

Belonging to Private Marshall H. Downey of the 10th Vermont regiment, this canteen can be identified by the stenciling on the cover. Furthermore, the initials "MDH" are scratched into the spout of the canteen.

Location:
4801 Urbana Pike,Maryland,Frederick,21704
Identifier:
2011.0123.0001
Institution:
Monocacy National Battlefield

Field Glasses And Case From Monocacy National Battlefield

Date:
C. 1860s

These field glasses are typical of ones carried by officers during the Civil War.

Location:
4801 Urbana Pike,Maryland,Frederick,21704
Identifier:
2011.0123.0002
Institution:
Monocacy National Battlefield

Silver 6th Corps Badge Found At Monocacy National Battlefield

Date:
C. 1860s

This badge has "Corporal Phillip Cooke of the 151st NY" inscribed on it.

Location:
4801 Urbana Pike,Maryland,Frederick,21704
Identifier:
2011.0123.0003
Institution:
Monocacy National Battlefield