Tidewater's Navy

Date:
2005
Creator:
Bruce Linder
Publisher/Studio:
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press

Overview history of the US Navy's presence in the Norfolk, VA area.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
VA70.T5356, LCCN: 2005019790
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Corps Badges

Date:
c. 1863

These linked corps badges were carved from soup bones by an unknown soldier while in Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia. They were preserved by 1st Lt. Frank S. Smith, Company G, 89th New York Volunteer Infantry.

Description (physical):

Bone. L 52 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0088
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Jaw Harp

Date:
c. 1860s

Small and easy-to-carry, the wrought iron jaw harp produced a jaunty accompaniment to campfire songs. This instrument was excavated from a campsite near Winchester, Virginia.

Description (physical):

Wrought iron. L 7.9, W 5.3, T 0.6 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0067
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Petersburg, Virginia Surgeons Of The 3rd Division In Front Of The Hospital Tent

Date:
August 1864
Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0066
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

White House Of The Confederacy

Creator:
Beville, Don
Publisher/Studio:
Richmond, Virginia: Cadmus Marketing, Inc.
Description (physical):

Hardback, 9" x 12", 112 p.

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

The White House Of The Confederacy

Creator:
Coski, Ruth Ann
Publisher/Studio:
Richmond, Virginia: The Museum of the Confederacy
Description (physical):

Softcover, 7.5" x 9", 48 p.

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

Before Freedom Came

Date:
1991
Creator:
Campbell, Edward D. C., Jr.
Publisher/Studio:
Charlottesville, VA: The Museaum of the Confederacy and The University Press of Virginia
Description (physical):

Softcover, 8.5" x 11", 219 p.

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

Memorial Scarf Pin

Date:
c. 1864

MEMORIAL SCARF PIN MADE FROM THE HILT OF GEN. J.E.B. STUART'S SABER. DESIGN: A HORSESHOE BEARING CROSSED SABERS WITH THE LETTERS A N V" INTERTWINED. ORIGINALLY PRESENTED TO GENERAL LUNSFORD LINDSAY LOMAX, C.S.A. (1835-1913). IN WHITE VELVET LINED CASE WITH CLIPPED CORNERS (TOP COVER MISSING)." Origin: VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Brass. L: 5.2, W: 1.5 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 531
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Documents

Date:
1863-1863

Requisition, Confederate Department of Ordnance - Chief of Ordinance George Minor Richmond, VA January 22, 1863- ordering cannons & shells from Tredegar Iron Works & MacRae who thinks he can beat J. R. Anderson's price.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.113
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Print, Photographic

Creator:
Edwin Forbes

Page taken out of a magazine dating to the war. Likely Harper's's. Entitled: "Soldiers looking at a show, near Culpepper VA". Sketch by Edwin Forbes. Scene depicts soldiers gathered around a photographer taking image of a soldier with horse in background.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.1391
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier