Stencil

Date:
1861-1865

This was Thomas O'Donnell's personal stencil. He participated in all the campaigns of the Army of the Potomac between 1861 and 1864. O'Donnell enlisted as a private in Captain Ralph W.P. Allen’s Company C, 106th Pennyslvannia Volunteers on September 17, 1861.  He was later transferred to Company F. He was taken prisoner on June 22, 1864, and remained a prisoner until April 28, 1865. O'Donnell was discharged by General Order, June 6, 1865.

Description (physical):

Brass. L 9.9, W 4.5 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0013
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Patriotic Cover [envelope]

A soldier addressed this patriotic envelope to Miss Amanda Terwilliger of Erie County, New York.

Description (physical):

Paper. W 14, H 8 cm.

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0043
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Envelope

Date:
c. 1862

Union General George McClellan’s images graces the envelop that Amos Lapham, Company D, 5th Maine Infantry addressed to his sister. It was postmarked in Louisville, Kentucky. Popular stationary was adorned with military and patriotic motifs.

Description (physical):

Paper. L 13.2, W 8.0 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0044
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Patriotic Cover [envelope]

A colorful Lady Liberty envelope was addressed to Willowby Pot of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 'in haste.'

Description (physical):

Paper. L 14 cm, H 8 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0045
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park