M1850

Date:
c. 1861

M1850 FOOT OFFICER'S SWORD CARRIED BY 2ND LT. DAVID POTTS, CO. I, 26TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY, WHEN KILLED 29 AUG. 1862 AT SECOND MANASSAS. 23.5 BROKEN BLADE MARKED: "W.H./HORSTMANN'S/& SONS/PHILADELPHIA"; FISH-SKIN GRIP DETERIORATED; SCABBARD: CAT # MANA 1709." Origin: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Steel, Brass. L: 74.0, H: 11.5, D: 8.0 Cm. The Blade Is Cleanly Broken 23.5 From Hilt With The End Of The Blade Missing. The Metal Has Been Cleaned And Is Free Of Active Rust But Is 33% (Approx.) Pitted And Discolored. The Gasket At The Hilt Is Missing. The Brass Guard Is Undamaged With An Even Patina; It Is Slightly Loose. The Fishskin Covering Over The Grip Is Severely Abraded With The Underlying Wood Visible In Several Places. Two Thin Brass Wires Remain Wrapped Around The Entire Grip But A Larger Twisted Brass Wire Is Missing Except At The Pommel End.".

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1708
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Shipping Crate For 12 Rounds Of 3-inch Canister, Fixed Artillery Ammunition

Date:
c. 1861

SHIPPING CRATE FOR 12 ROUNDS OF 3-INCH CANISTER, FIXED ARTILLERY AMMUNITION. TRACES OF ORIGINAL OLIVE PAINT REMAIN WITH FAINT BLACK STENCILING ON BOTH ENDS OF EXTERIOR READING: FRANKFORD ARSENAL/ 12 ROUNDS/ 3 IN:CANISTER/ FIXED"; BOX LID MISSING. CONSTRUCTED OF 2.5-CM THICK BOARDS DOVETAILED & NAILED TOGETHER; 12 CIRCULAR INDENTATIONS, 3.5-CM DIAM X .7-CM DEEP, ON BOTTOM INTERIOR; WOODEN LIP SCREWED TO EXTERIOR ENDS. Origin: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Wood. H: 34.0, W: 30.5, L: 43.0 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1209
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

10th Virginia Infantry Regimental Flag

Date:
1861

10TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY REGIMENTAL FLAG CARRIED AT FIRST MANASSAS. FIRST CONFEDERATE NATIONAL FLAG PATTERN WITH 13 HAND-PAINTED GOLD STARS ON OBVERSE, VA SEAL PAINTED ON REVERSE OF UNION (PARTIALLY SHOT AWAY BY CANNONBALL -FRAGMENTS SAVED); MARKED: HORSTMANNS PHIL" (BELOW VA SEAL); GOLD SILK FRINGE ON 3 SIDES; 4 PAIR OF TIES AT LEADING EDGE. HAND SEWN THROUGHOUT. Origin: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Silk. H: 115.5, L: 211.0 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1003
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Uss Constellation-philadelphia 1926

Date:
1926
Creator:
Unknown

USS Constellation moored at Philadelphia for 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Bow of USS Olympia is visible to the left.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RP1.12
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation-gun Deck-1926

Date:
1926
Creator:
Unknown

Color photocopy of gun deck of USS Constellation in 1926. Ship has been armed with long guns to simulate the frigate.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG4-1.85
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation-gun Deck-aft-1926

Date:
1926
Creator:
Unknown

Color photocopy view of aft end of gun deck of USS Constellation. Note additional cabins built forward of captain's cabin partition.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG4-1.86
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation-gun Deck-forward-1926

Date:
1926
Creator:
Unknown

Color photocopy of forward end of gun deck of USS Constellation in 1926. Note the galley oven to the left. Anchor chain visible running aft.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG4-1.87
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation-gun Deck-1926

Date:
1926
Creator:
Unknown

Color photocopy of view of the gun deck, looking forward from amidships, of USS Constellation. Galley ovens are visible.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG4-1.88
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation-w/ Uss Olympia-1926

Date:
1926
Creator:
Unknown

View of spar deck of USS Constellation looking aft from bow. Note hammock rails, galley stove pipe, and davits. USS Olympia docked directly aft of USS Constellation and is visible through rigging.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG4-1.90
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation-spar Deck-1926

Date:
1926
Creator:
Unknown

View of spar deck of USS Constellation looking forward from stern. Crew members are visible on deck cleaning. Ship is fully rigged. Note destroyers and other warships over the starboard rail. Also, note the ships boat on the davits.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG4-2.01
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum