M1849 Colt Pocket

Date:
c. 1861

COLT M1849 POCKET REVOLVER, .31 CAL. PERCUSSION, SERIAL # 213135. CARRIED BY PVT. LUDWELL THOMAS RECTOR, CO. H, 4TH VA. CAV. (BLACK HORSE CAVALRY); 5-SHOT CYLINDER; 5 OCTAGON BARREL WITH LOADING LEVER, 1-LINE N.Y. MARKING; BRASS BACKSTRAP & LARGE TRIGGERGUARD. Origin: HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron, Brass, Wood. L: 25.4 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1050
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Fez Worn By Cpl. Francis Brownell

Date:
1861

FEZ WORN BY CPL. FRANCIS BROWNELL, 11TH N.Y. INFANTRY (FIRE ZOUAVES).RED WOOL FELT WITH DARK BLUE TASSEL ATTACHED AT TOP.

Description (physical):

Material: Wool. H: 15, Di: 20 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1049
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Uniform Trousers Worn By Cpl. Francis Brownell

Date:
1861

UNIFORM TROUSERS WORN BY CPL. FRANCIS BROWNELL, 11TH N.Y. INFANTRY (FIRE ZOUAVES). GRAY WOOL WITH PLEATED WAIST, BUTTON FLY ON FRONT (METAL BUTTONS); DARK BLUE CORPORAL'S STRIPE ON OUTER SIDE SEAMS Origin: NEW YORK, NEW YORK.

Description (physical):

Material: Wool, Brass. H: 100, W: 40, D: 24 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1048
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Uniform Shirt Worn By Cpl. Francis Brownell

Date:
1861

UNIFORM SHIRT WORN BY CPL. FRANCIS BROWNELL, 11TH N.Y. INFANTRY (FIRE ZOUAVES). RED FLANNEL FIREMAN'S SHIRT WITH BIB FRONT. Origin: NEW YORK, NEW YORK.

Description (physical):

Material: Textile. H: 80, W: 48, D: 24 Cm. Moth Damage.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1047
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

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

10th Virginia Infantry Regimental Flag

Date:
1861

10TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY REGIMENTAL FLAG CARRIED AT FIRST MANASSAS. FIRST CONFEDERATE NATIONAL FLAG PATTERN WITH 13 HAND-PAINTED GOLD STARS ON OBVERSE, VA SEAL PAINTED ON REVERSE OF UNION (PARTIALLY SHOT AWAY BY CANNONBALL -FRAGMENTS SAVED); MARKED: HORSTMANNS PHIL" (BELOW VA SEAL); GOLD SILK FRINGE ON 3 SIDES; 4 PAIR OF TIES AT LEADING EDGE. HAND SEWN THROUGHOUT. Origin: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Silk. H: 115.5, L: 211.0 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1003
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Slouch Hat

Date:
c. 1861

SLOUCH HAT WORN BY COLONEL S.B. GIBBONS, 10TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY. BROWN FELT WITH 3-1/2 BRIM, TURNED UP ON LEFT SIDE & PINNED WITH BRASS STAR & 2 BLACK OSTRICH FEATHERS (BROKEN); STRIPED LINING INSIDE CROWN.

Description (physical):

Material: Wool, Brass. H: 12, L: 36, W: 25 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1002
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Allen & Thurber Percussion Pepperbox

Date:
c. 1850

ALLEN & THURBER PERCUSSION PEPPERBOX, .31 CALIBER, 6-SHOT REVOLVING BARREL. HAMMER MARKED: ALLEN & THURBER/ NORWICH C-T." (SIDE), "ALLEN'S PATENT" (TOP); 1 CONE MISSING; CARRIED BY SAMUEL W. MCDANIEL, CHAPLAIN Origin: NORWICH, CONNECTICUT.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron, Wood. L: 16.5 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 991
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Rosewood Fife

Date:
c. 1861

ROSEWOOD FIFE WITH BRASS TIPS. ALLEGEDLY FOUND ON THE BULL RUN BATTLEFIELD.

Description (physical):

Material: Wood, Brass. L: 42.3, Di: 2 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 990
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

U.S. Flag With 26 Hand-cut Stars

Date:
c. 1850

U.S. FLAG WITH 26 HAND-CUT STARS ARRANGED IN STAR PATTERN ON BLUE FIELD. INITIALS S M S" ON LOWER EDGE OF HOIST REINFORCE. ALLEGEDLY CARRIED AT DEEP CUT, SECOND MANASSAS, AUGUST 30, BY TROOPS IN GEN. BUTTERFIELD'S BRIGADE, V CORPS. GIVEN TO PVT. WM. W. RYDER, CO. F, 17TH N.Y. VOLS., AFTER WAR BY GEN. BUTTERFIELD. 13 STRIPES: 12.5 CM WIDE (AVERAGE); UNION: 95 X 120 CM; HOIST REINFORCE: 6 CM WIDE. NUMEROUS TORN HOLES (BATTLE DAMAGE?)

Description (physical):

Material: Linen. H: 170.0, L: 264.0 Cm

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 979
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park