An Enlisted Soldier's View of the Civil War

Date:
1989
Creator:
Cummings, D. Duane
Publisher/Studio:
West Lafayette, IN: Belle Publications
Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Carte-de-visite

Date:
1861
Creator:
Prescott & George

Carte-de-visite associated with M1850 officer's sword and scabbard (1994.2.404.A-.B) presented to Capt. J. E. Ward, 8th Connecticut Infantry, September, 1861. CDV is a bust view of Capt. Ward with a plain backdrop. Ward is wearing a double breasted uniform coat. Small holes in the top center. There is a stain on the right side of the image.

Description (physical):

Paper.

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
1994.002.404.C
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

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