Carte-de-visite

Date:
1861-1861

Early war Confederate image of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson and Vice President Alexander Stevens. These images helped to place a face on the war for civilians. Early war images were often framed by gold borders.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.0289
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Newspaper

Date:
1863-1863

The Southern Illustrated News, Richmond, Virginia from September 12, 1863. Front page consists of biographical sketch and illustration of General John H. Winder. Winder was put in charge of POW's in Richmond. Also, he was placed in charge of the defenses of the defenses at Richmond. Later was assigned to serve at Andersonville Prison Camp. Another article entitled: "A Blockade Correspondence". On back page is a cartoon depicting a black man chasing a dog with a net below Libby Prison in Richmond. Also there is a book entitled "the Life of Stonewall Jackson".

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.069
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Documents

Date:
1864-1864

One page document signed by J. M. Byers for family supplies or rations needed by the Jackson family. This is the family of President Andrew Jackson. This is dated September 6, 1864 from Nashville, Tennessee. Hermitage. Hermitage was the home of Andrew Jackson.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.165
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier