Harper’s Weekly Newspaper Showing The Lincoln Home With The Tilton Kitchen

Date:
November 26, 1864

Interest in the Lincolns’ home increased after Mr. Lincoln became President. Harper’s Weekly newspaper published this image of the Lincoln home in 1864. A small addition off the back of the house was added by the Tilton family, the renters who had written to Mr. Lincoln for permission to add on to the kitchen.

Description (physical):

Paper. H 27 cm, W 40.2 cm

Location:
426 S. 7th St.Springfield,Illinois 62701
Identifier:
2010.0001.0006
Institution:
Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Coat, Frock

Date:
1875-1876

2003.002.015A/C Frock Coat, Lt. Palmer Tilton Double breasted frock coat of Lt. Palmer Tilton, 20th U.S. Infantry CIRCA 1876. Tilton, from Massachusetts. Second Lieutenant October 15, 1875, and promoted to First Lieutenant January 22, 1881. Retired April 17, 1891. Custer Era. Twentieth US Infantry. 2003.002.015b/c are rope-type epaulettes.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2003.002.015a
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Epaulet

2003.002.015b&c Pair of epaulets worn by Lt. Lt. Palmer Tilton of the 20th U.S. Rope design. Made by F. J. Heiberger Army and Navy Tailor of Washington D.C. Back side in heavy black cotton. Brass clasp.. Associated with frock coat 2003.002.015a Custer Era.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2003.002.015b&c
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Carte-de-visite

Date:
1882-1882

2003.003.001 Photograph, Jesse James (In Death) Photograph of Jesse James taken in Death, Image is a Ca. 1882 image taken of a Crayontype of James in death. Image by Guthries's Art Gallery of Cameron, Missouri. "Wild West" outlaw, a central member of the James/ Younger gang, who was equally reviled as he was adored by the public. Participated in bank and train robberies, including a bank robbery in stealing $60,000 from a bank in Liberty, MO. During the war he was a member of Quantrill's Raiders. His death was controversial, but the widely accepted version has him being shot in the back of the head by Bob Ford while hanging a picture frame in James' house in 1882 Custer Era. Entitled "The Dirty Little Coward That Shot Mr. Howard." Jesse James assumed the name "Mr. Howard" while he lived in St. Joseph, MO.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2003.003.001
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Print, Photographic

Date:
1876-1890

2003.003.019 Sketch Book, Lt. Palmer Tilton Collection of Drawings of Lt. Palmer Tilton of the 20th US Infantry, album of original drawings from Dakota to Indian Territory (1876-1890) Depicting Native American life, including "The Sundance" and mutilated carnage of the battlefield. He would go on to send these drawings back to newspapers back east. This book was a collection of this work He also depicts US Forts across the West. Over 20 original drawings from Tilton. Other images describe life at Fort Reno. Custer Era.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2003.003.019
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Pants

Date:
1875-1891

2003.002.216 Trousers, US Military Circa 1890 Pair of trousers worn by Lieutenant Palmer Tilton of the 20th U.S. Infantry. Wool, sky blue, with white stripe down side, Circa 1890. Custer Era.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2003.002.016
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Jacket

Date:
1885-1885

2003.002.017 Coat, Dress Uniform Dress Coat, Circa 1885. Cavalry Dress Coat, with Eagle "C" buttons. Indian War Era coat. Yellow piping on shoulders. Pair of service stripes on each sleeve.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2003.002.017
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Coat

Date:
1885-1885

2003.002.018 Coat, Uniform Single breasted coat of Lt. Palmer Tilton, 20th U.S. Infantry CIRCA 1876. Lieutenant's bars on shoulders. Tilton, from Massachusetts. Second Lieutenant October 15, 1875, and promoted to First Lieutenant January 22, 1881. Retired April 17, 1891. Custer Era. Twentieth US Infantry.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2003.002.018
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier