Bodler's Shoulder Scales

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike,Pennsylvania,Gettysburg,17325
Identifier:
2010.0124.0002
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park
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12-pounder Gun-howitzer Model 1857

Date:
1857
Creator:
Revere Copper Company
Location:
20 Bernard Rd,Virginia,Hampton,23651
Identifier:
2010.1234.0001
Institution:
Fort Monroe Casemate Museum
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Frock Coat Of Union Major General Lew Wallace

Date:
C. 1860s

Major General Lew Wallace commanded the Union forces at the Battle of Monocacy on July 9, 1864. While severly outnumbered, Wallace's Union soldiers delayed the Confederate assault on Washington D.C., and allowed the Union command to reinforce its defense of Washington. After the Civil War, Wallace was best known for writing Ben Hur: A Tale of the Christ.

Location:
4801 Urbana Pike,Maryland,Frederick,21704
Identifier:
2011.0123.0005
Institution:
Monocacy National Battlefield

Silver 6th Corps Badge Found At Monocacy National Battlefield

Date:
C. 1860s

This badge has "Corporal Phillip Cooke of the 151st NY" inscribed on it.

Location:
4801 Urbana Pike,Maryland,Frederick,21704
Identifier:
2011.0123.0003
Institution:
Monocacy National Battlefield

Camp Drill

Date:
1861

View of 96th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment during drill at Camp Northumberland, with the camp in the background.

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0035
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Dead Rebel Gunners At Dunker Church After Battle Of Antietam

Early in the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862, General George B. McClellan concentrated his forces on this church in an attempt to prevent General Robert E. Lee's Confederates from advancing further into northern territory.

Description (physical):

H: 8 1/16", W: 9 15/16"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0019
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Charge of Hooker's Corps near the Dunker Church

Creator:
Edwin Forbes (1839-1895)

Brigadier General Joseph Hooker's troops rush toward unseen Confederate forces in this reproduction of a piece by American artist Edwin Forbes.

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0022
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Spot On Maryland Heights Where The Union Troops Surrendered

Creator:
Alfred R. Waud (1828-1891)

Reproduction of sketch. On September 12-15, 1862, Union and Confederate forces confronted one another at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. On the final day of battle, the Union Col. Dixon S. Miles began to doubt that reinforcements from Gen. George B. McClellan would arrive in time and surrendered. After deciding to surrender, he was mortally wounded by an artillery shell.

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10". Original: Pencil on buff paper touched with whit. H: 5 3/8", W: 10 3/8"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0025
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Dunker Church Dead

Creator:
Walton Taber

Reproduction of a sketch of a photograph of Confederate dead near Dunker Church after the Battle of Antietam. Early in the battle on September 17, 1862, General George B. McClellan concentrated his forces on this church in an attempt to prevent General Robert E. Lee's Confederates from advancing further into northern territory.

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0027
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Union Signal Tower

Union soldiers pose atop a wooden signal tower at the Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862).

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0034
Institution:
American Heritage Archives