Lamp

Lighting devices of all kinds were found on the vessel. This lamp has been identified as a Petticoat hand lamp.

Description (physical):

Tin. H 10.5, Dia 7 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0057
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park

Lamp Globe

Description (physical):

Glass. H 30.5, Dia (top) 10.2, (base) 11.7 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0055
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park

Firebox Door

One of only two remaining boiler fire door's that were recovered from U.S.S. Cairo. Originally there were five firebox doors affixed to the firebox below the fire tube boilers.

Description (physical):

Iron. L 38, W 35 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0054
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park

Shaving Brush

Description (physical):

Wood, bristles. L 7.8 cm, Holder Dia 2.4 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0039
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park

Straight Razors

Date:
c. 1862

Cairo sailors used staight razors or "cut throats" for shaving.

Description (physical):

Metal, wood. Blade L 14, W 2.1 cm; handle L 14, W 1.9 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0038
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park

Knife

Date:
c. 1862

One of many pocket knives recovered.

Description (physical):

Bone, ferrous metal. L 18.9, L Blade 9.5, W 2.5 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0037
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park

Yankee Surgeon

Date:
1988
Creator:
Seebert J. Goldowsky
Publisher/Studio:
Canton, MA: Boston Medical Library

Biography detailing the life of US Navy Surgeon Usher Parsons. Focuses on both naval career druing War of 1812, as well as later life in private practice.

Description (physical):

Hardback, with Cover

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RD27.35.P38G65, LCCN: 88215105
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Usf Constitution-1931

Date:
1931
Creator:
R.E. McIntyre

Postcard showing USF Constitution in 1931. 3/4 port bow view. Ship is at anchor. "U.S. Frigate Consitution" in white at bottom center. "Photo by R.E. McIntyre" in white at lower right.

Description (physical):

5.5"x3.5"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC2.01
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Dufilho-coming Alonside Uss Vixen For Mail-1944

Date:
1944
Creator:
Charles V. Raffay?

USS Dufilho (DE-423) coming alongside USS Vixen (PG-53) for mail during ADM Royal E. Ingersoll's, CINCATL, tour of Caribbean installations, September-October 1944. 3/4 starboard bow view of USS Dufilho. Note the mailbag being passed between the ships.

Description (physical):

4.75-4

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG4-2.35
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Dufilho Coming Alongside Uss Vixen-1944

Date:
1944
Creator:
Charles V Raffay?

USS Dufilho (DE-423) coming alongside USS Vixen (PG-53) during ADM Royal E. Ingersoll's, CINCATL, tour of Caribbean installations, September-October 1944. 3/4 starboard bow view of USS Dufilho.

Description (physical):

4.75x4

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG4-2.33
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum