Slave Worship

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0076
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Crucifix

Date:
c. 1863
This crucifix was found in the rafters of the McPherson Barn on the western edge of Gettysburg many years after the battle. The barn had been used as a hospital in the days after the fighting.
Description (physical):
Brass, wood. L 11.7 cm, W 5.4 cm, T 0.5 cm
Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0010
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

New Testament

Date:
c. 1860s
Louis Hurlbut, Company K, 2nd Vermont Infantry carried this New Testament.
Description (physical):
Paper, leather. L 9 cm, W 6 cm, T 1.5 cm
Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0076
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Book Of Psalms

Date:
1863
Publisher/Studio:
London: Eyre and Spottiswood
James Stone, Company H, 12th Virginia Cavalry. Co. H, 12th Virginia Cavalry carried this psalm book.
Description (physical):
Paper. L 11.2, W 7.1, T 0.7 cm
Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0078
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Prayer Book

Date:
1861
Publisher/Studio:
Protestant Episcopal Book Society
Sylvester Carr of Company F, 56th New York Infantry carried this prayer book until he deserted on March 1, 1862.
Description (physical):
Paper. L 11.2, W 7.5, T 0.6 cm
Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0079
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Chaplain Conducting Mass For The 69th New York State Militia Encamped At Fort Corcoran, Washington, Dc

Date:
1861
Creator:
Mathew B. Brady
Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0089
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Poem

Date:
c. 1861
This verse of only eight lines, “Love That Passeth Knowledge” was carried by Lorenzo Curtis, Company D, 143rd Pennsylvania Infantry.
Description (physical):
Paper. L 8.9, W 5.8 cm
Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0090
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park