Commission Of James B. Ricketts To Rank Of Brigadier General Of Volunteers

Date:
1862

COMMISSION OF JAMES B. RICKETTS TO RANK OF BRIGADIER GENERAL OF VOLUNTEERS, EFFECTIVE: 21 JULY 1861; DATED: 30 APRIL 1862; SIGNED: EDWIN M. STANTON, SECRETARY OF WAR, ABRAHAM LINCOLN (BOTTOM), & G. THOMAS, ADJ. GEN. (TOP). INK FADED. WAR OFFICE BLUE SEAL AFFIXED. Origin: WASHINGTON, DC.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper. L: 50.2, W: 40.0 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 599
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Photographic Print Of Lt. David Potts

Date:
c. 1861
Creator:
R.N. Keely

HAND TINTED PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT OF LT. DAVID POTTS, CO. I, 26TH PA. VOL. INFANTRY. POSED IN UNIFORM WITH SWORD IN HAND. OVAL IMAGE MARKED UNDERNEATH: PHOT. BY R.N. KEELY, 5TH & COATES ST., PHILADA. FRAMED (UNDER GLASS). Origin: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper, Wood, Glass. H: 34.5, W: 29.0, D: 3.7 Cm. The Image Is In Good Condition. The Frame Is Cracked In 6 Places And Appears To Have Been Mended. The Outer Rim Is Severely Abraded/Chipped On The Lower Right Side (Between 4 & 5 O'Clock). A Gold Painted Border Around The Inner Edge Is Worn (Scratched & Cracked) In Numerous Places; A Black Painted Border Surrounding The Gold Border Is Also Worn (Scratched, Cracked & Abraded) In Several Places

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1710
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Cased Tintype Showing Members Of Paxton Family & Their Teacher

Date:
c. 1861

CASED TINTYPE SHOWING MEMBERS OF PAXTON FAMILY & THEIR TEACHER. GOLD FRAMED TINTYPE ENCLOSED IN RED VELVET LINED, BROWN EMBOSSED LEATHER CASE. 2 BRASS LOCKING HOOKS. CLOTH TAPE ON CASE BACK IDENTIFIES 5 OF 6 PERSONS IN PHOTO: STANDING (l-r): UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE, JOS. S. PAXTON, COUSIN FANNIE BLACK; SITTING (l-r): MARY V. PAXTON, MR. DARNALL (TEACHER), BETTIE PAXTON. (RELATIVES OF WM. L. PAXTON, CO. I, 4TH VA INF, KIA 21 JULY 1861. SEE CAT # 1379) Origin: ROCKBRIDGE, VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Glass, Leather, Metal. L: 9.5, W: 12 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1715
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Portrait Of Benjamin Porter Paxton

Date:
c. 1860

PORTRAIT OF BENJAMIN PORTER PAXTON, BROTHER OF WM. PAXTON, UNCLE TO WM. L. PAXTON, CO. I, 4TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY. GOLD FRAMED & ENCLOSED IN BURGUNDY VELVET LINED, LEATHER CASE. ONE BRASS LOCKING CLASP. CLOTH TAPE ON CASE BACK IDENTIFIES THE SUBJECT, A MIDDLE AGED MAN IN CIVILIAN ATTIRE. Origin: ROCKBRIDGE, VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Glass, Leather, Metal. L: 9.2, W: 8 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1716
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

View Of Beverley Mill & Other Structures At Thoroughfare Gap

Date:
c. 1889

VIEW OF BEVERLEY MILL & OTHER STRUCTURES AT THOROUGHFARE GAP, C.1889. BLACK & WHITE, FADED; MOUNTED ON CARDBOARD BACKING. Origin: VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper. L: 13, W: 21.5 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1779
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Beverley'S Old Mill (Upper Mill) At Thoroughfare Gap

Date:
c. 1890

BEVERLEY'S OLD MILL (UPPER MILL) AT THOROUGHFARE GAP, C.1890.BLACK & WHITE; MOUNTED ON CARDBOARD BACKING. Origin: VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper. L: 11.5, W: 20 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1780
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Stereo Photograph Of General Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson'S Horse, Old Sorrel

Date:
c. 1887
Creator:
W.W. Roster

STEREO PHOTOGRAPH OF GENERAL THOMAS J. (STONEWALL) JACKSON'S HORSE, OLD SORREL (ALSO KNOWN AS "LITTLE SORREL"), TAKEN AT THE SOLDIERS HOME IN RICHMOND, VA. SHORTLY BEFORE THE HORSE DIED ON MARCH 16, 1886. PRINTED LABEL PASTED ON BACK OF PHOTOGRAPH STATES THE HORSE DIED AT THE SOLDIERS' HOME IN NOVEMBER, 1887. LABEL SIGNED BY CAPT. J.R. ROSSER, LIBRARIAN. Origin: RICHMOND, VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper. H: 10.8, W: 16.5 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1925
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Participant Ribbon/medallion From The Centennial Reenactment

Date:
1961

PARTICIPANT RIBBON/MEDALLION FROM THE CENTENNIAL REENACTMENT, FIRST MANASSAS, 1961, ISSUED TO WILLIAM M. DITTO, B COMPANY, 27TH NORTH CAROLINA TROOPS, N-SSA. CIRCULAR GOLD WASHED MEDALLION WITH BLUE, GRAY & WHITE STRIPED RIBBON & PIN CLASP ON REVERSE. HOUSED IN PLASTIC CASE.

Description (physical):

Material: Textile, Metal. L: 6.8, W: 3.4 Cm

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 22496
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Cased Daguerreotype Of Felix G. Butler

Date:
c. 1861

CASED DAGUERREOTYPE OF FELIX G. BUTLER, CORPORAL, COMPANY G, 4TH ALABAMA INFANTRY, IN CIVILIAN ATTIRE. LABEL UNDER METAL FRAME MARKED: GENUINE UNION CASE, IMPROVED. - FINE GILT AND BURNISHED HINGE. - S.PECK & CO., MANUFACTURERS." INSCRIPTION IN PENCIL ON SAME LABEL READS: "FELIX G. BUTLER WAS WOUNDED IN THE FIRST BATTLE OF MANASSAS ON THE 21ST DAY OF JULY 1861. AND DIED IN BRENTSVILLE, VIRGINIA ON OCT 8TH, 1861, FROM HIS WOUNDS. HIS SISTER

Description (physical):

Material: Gutta Percha, Glass, Brass. L: 9.6, W: 8.5, T 1.8 Cm

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 22753
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Military Pass Written In Ink On Lined Light Blue Paper

Date:
28 July 1861

MILITARY PASS WRITTEN IN INK ON LINED LIGHT BLUE PAPER: PASS HENY W. CLOWE TO CENTREVILLE." DATED: "HEAD QUARTERS / 8TH BRIG. JULY 28TH 1861" SIGNED: "P.ST. GEO COCKE / COL COMDG 8 BRIG / PER T.J. RANDOLPH / AID DE CAMP." IT IS PROBABLE MRS. CLOWE OF HAYMARKET OBTAINED THIS PASS TO VISIT HER HUSBAND IN CO. F, 17TH VA INFANTRY CAMPED AT CENTREVILLE.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper. L: 9.6, W: 19.8 Cm. 3 Fold Creases, Edges Worn

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 22969
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park