Nat Turner's Revolt

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.5.0002
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Nat Turner's Rebellion

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0080
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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John Brown's Trial

Publisher/Studio:
Harper's Weekly
Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0066
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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John Brown Heads To The Gallows

Publisher/Studio:
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0067
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Execution Of John Brown

Fifteen hundred soldiers surrounded the site of Brown's execution in Charles Town.

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0068
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
credits:
Courtesy, Thomas Featherstonhaugh Collection, Library of Congress

Launching Of USS <i>Merrimack</i> From The Navy Yard, Charlestown

Creator:
John Andrew

The screw frigate Merrimack was launched at the Boston Navy Yard on June 15, 1855. For two years, Merrimack visited the Caribbean and Western Europe before being transferred to the Pacific. Decommissioned in Norfolk on February 16, 1860, she burned to the waterline by retreating Union forces just over one year later.

Description (physical):

Engraving

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0066
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy

Flag Of 2nd United States Colored Troops

Date:
c. 1863

Black Pennsylvanians often fought in United States Colored Troops regiments organized outside the state, such as the 2nd USCT, formed in 1863 at Arlington, Virginia. The 2nd campaigned primarily in Mississippi and Florida, and proudly carried this regimental flag.

Location:
300 North St., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120
Institution:
State Museum of Pennsylvania

Captain Henry Page, Assistant Quartermaster. Army Of The Potomac Headquarters, Bealeton, Virginia.

Date:
Not dated (ca. 1861-1865)
Creator:
Unknown
Publisher/Studio:
Unknown
Description (physical):

Photograph; 7.68cm x 6.31cm

Location:
201 West Monument Street,Maryland,Baltimore,21201
Identifier:
PP230A.204
Institution:
Maryland Historical Society

Army Bootee/brogan

Date:
c. 1861

ARMY BOOTEE/BROGAN WORN BY PVT. GEORGE H. LYLES, CO. E (MT VERNON GUARDS), 17TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY. CANISTER SHOT EMBEDDED IN LEFT SIDE OF SOLE NEAR TOE. (WOUND RECEIVED AT BLACKBURNS FORD, 18 JULY 1861.) Origin: VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Leather, Iron. H: 12.0, L: 28.0, W: 9.8 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1025
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Red Sandstone Grave Marker Of Pvt. Benjamin F. Ward

Date:
August 4, 1861

RED SANDSTONE GRAVE MARKER OF PVT. BENJAMIN F. WARD, CO. D, 7TH GEORGIA REGT., DIED AUGUST 4, 1861, OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT FIRST MANASSAS & BURIED IN THE LEWIS FAMILY CEMETERY AT ROSEMONT. CRUDELY CARVED INSCRIPTION: B.F.WARD/_GA. AUG./_1861." PORTION OF INSCRIPTION AREA APPEARS CHIPPED AWAY ON IRREGULAR FIELD STONE." Origin: PRINCE WILLIAM, VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Sandstone. L: 33.5, W: 30.0, T 8.0 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1233
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park