Stereograph

Stereoview in the series Photographic History the War for the Union.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.1413
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Newspaper

Date:
1865-1865

The Tri-Weekly Telegraph - Houston, Texas Dated: March 27, 1865. The decision of the Governor of Texas to request all able bodied people not in the military to form home defense units. Long article inside this issue describes a laurel wreathed image of John Brown now hanging in the home of Henry Wise. Henry Wise was the Governor of Virginia who hung John Brown . Wise's mansion was captured and in the possession of Federals. A front page article from the London Times entitled: "The Last Phases of the American War" calls for the Confederacy to give up Slavery in exchange for independence.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.036
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Carte-de-visite

Date:
1865-1865

Vignette of Federal officer. ID'd on the back as being George I Ward '65. There were two George Wards in the Union Army, but neither fit the middle initial. The image shows little of the coat, but the coat has a black velvet collar and the coat also seems to be double breasted which would suggest that this man is at least a Major. Image by Henry Ulke of Washington D. C.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.1101
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Carte-de-visite

Outdoor portrait of the old Capitol Prison in Washington D. C., ID'd in ink also mentions that this is where "Wirz The Assassin was Hung" Wirz refers to Captain Henry Wirz who was the Commadant of Andersonville Prison, who was the only member of the Confederate military to be hung after the war. He defended himself by saying that he was only following orders. Image by G.D. Wakely of Washington D.C. Wirz was the first American tried for war crimes.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.0973
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Assistant Engineer Henry Greatorix

Date:
1864-1866
Creator:
W.D. McPherson

Bust portrait of 2nd Assistant Engineer Henry Greatorix of USS Clematis. He is wearing his uniform coat and hat. The insignia and shoulder straps are clearly visible.

Description (physical):

8x11

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
LMP1.36
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Officers Of The Uss Kearsarge

Date:
1864

Black and White Photograph of the Officers of USS Kearsarge, on the spar deck of the ship off of Cherbourg, France, June 1864. At left is the Ship's After 11" Pivot Gun, with its training tracks on deck alongside. Second from the Left is Surgeon John Mills Browne who served on board USS Constellation from 1859-1861.

Description (physical):

8" x 10"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG2-1.75
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Henry Hartley, Quarter Master

Date:
1910-1911

Sepia toned copy print of Henry Hartley in a studio portrait. Hartley is seated in a wicker chair with his right leg crossed over his left. He is holding his flat cap with U.S.S. Buffalo" tally in his right hand. His apprentice mark is visible below the neck opening of his overshirt. A Quarter Master 2/c rating badge is visible on his left sleeve indicating he is a member of the Port watch.

Description (physical):

8 1/2" x 11"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
2007.07.01
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Henry Hartley, Lieutenant Senior Grade

Date:
1924

The black and white print shows Lt. Hartley standing in full dress blue uniform. Hartley, wearing a cocked hat has both hands (left over right) on the pommel and grip of his officers sword which is directly in front of him.

Description (physical):

8 1/2" x 11"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
2007.07.02
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Letter To Lyman

Date:
1978
Creator:
Medding, Walter Sherman
Publisher/Studio:
Springfield, VA: Genealogical Books in Print
Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

The Memoirs Of Henry Heth

Date:
1974
Creator:
Morrison, James L., Jr.
Publisher/Studio:
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press
Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier