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

Shipping Crate For 12 Rounds Of 3-inch Canister, Fixed Artillery Ammunition

Date:
c. 1861

SHIPPING CRATE FOR 12 ROUNDS OF 3-INCH CANISTER, FIXED ARTILLERY AMMUNITION. TRACES OF ORIGINAL OLIVE PAINT REMAIN WITH FAINT BLACK STENCILING ON BOTH ENDS OF EXTERIOR READING: FRANKFORD ARSENAL/ 12 ROUNDS/ 3 IN:CANISTER/ FIXED"; BOX LID MISSING. CONSTRUCTED OF 2.5-CM THICK BOARDS DOVETAILED & NAILED TOGETHER; 12 CIRCULAR INDENTATIONS, 3.5-CM DIAM X .7-CM DEEP, ON BOTTOM INTERIOR; WOODEN LIP SCREWED TO EXTERIOR ENDS. Origin: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Wood. H: 34.0, W: 30.5, L: 43.0 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1209
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Military Snare Drum

Date:
c. 1861

MILITARY SNARE DRUM WITH EAGLE DESIGN PAINTED ON SIDE. 2 CM HOLE IN CENTER OF EAGLE BREAST; UPPER SKIN HEAD TORN (MENDED); HEMP ROPE, LEATHER TENSIONING EARS & SNARES ARE RECENT REPLACEMENTS,

Description (physical):

Material: Wood, Leather, Calfskin. H: 33.0 cm, Di: 41.9 cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1170
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Pass Written On State Of Ohio Executive Dept. Letterhead

Date:
1862

PASS WRITTEN ON STATE OF OHIO EXECUTIVE DEPT. LETTERHEAD. DATED: COLUMBUS, SEPT 2, 1862. TO REQUEST THAT THE BEARER, COL. CANTWELL, MAY BE PERMITTED TO VISIT WASHINGTON AND VICINITY FOR THE PURPOSE OF MINISTERING TO THE RELIEF OF HIS FATHER, IF LIVING AND OF REMOVING HIS REMAINS IF DEAD." SIGNED: RUBILL FALL(?), IPR. OF OHIO. Origin: COLUMBUS, OH.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper. L: 8.0, W: 14.2 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1098
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Tin Candlestick

TIN CANDLESTICK WITH CIRCULAR DISH BASE. 2 DIAM. RIM AT TOP OF STEM; RECTANGULAR OPENING IN STEM FOR CANDLE ELEVATOR LEVER (MISSING). STEM FILLED WITH CANDLE WAX.

Description (physical):

Material: Tin. H: 9, Di: 14 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1072
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Miniature Color Portrait Of General Winfield Scott

Date:
c. 1860

MINIATURE COLOR PORTRAIT OF GENERAL WINFIELD SCOTT ON IVORY; OVAL SHAPE; IN GLASS FACED, BRASS BACKED FRAME WITH HINGED HANGING LOOP AT TOP. UNMARKED; ARTIST UNKNOWN.

Description (physical):

Material: Ivory, Brass, Glass. H: 11.0, W: 7.2 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 977
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Uniform Jacket Worn By Cpl. Francis Brownell

Date:
1861

UNIFORM JACKET WORN BY CPL. FRANCIS BROWNELL, CO. A, 11TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY (FIRE ZOUAVES). BLUE-GRAY WOOL WITH RED & DARK BLUE TRIM, 10 BRASS BUTTONS. Origin: NEW YORK, NEW YORK.

Description (physical):

Material: Wool, Brass. H: 80, W: 48, D: 25 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 950
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Double-breasted Frock Coat

Date:
c. 1861

DOUBLE-BREASTED FROCK COAT WORN BY MAJOR WM. E. MICHIE, ASSISTANT SURGEON, HOLCOMBE'S LEGION. GRAY WOOL EXTERIOR WITH DARK BLUE CUFFS & COLLAR, 7 PAIR OF C.S. EAGLE BUTTONS ON FRONT, CAPTAIN'S INSIGNIA (3 BARS) ON COLLAR. COAT ALTERED & WORN BY CAPTAIN WM. HENRY SMITH, CO. K, 18TH VA. INFANTRY, AFTER WAR FOR REUNIONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS. LABEL INSIDE COLLAR MARKED: W.H. SMITH""

Description (physical):

Material: Wool, Brass. L: 100 CmWool Exterior Of Coat In Fairly Good Condition With Several Small Insect Holes: Upper Right Breast, Right Front Skirt Below Waist, Left Front Skirt, Upper Back Below Collar, Left Back At Waist, & Left Back Skirt. Dark Collar Material Appears Worn Especially In Vicinity Of Rank Insignia. Interior Cotton Sateen Lining On Body And Skirt Below The Waist Is Badly Torn And Deteriorated In Many Places. One Cuff Button Is Missing From Left Sleeve. All Other Buttons (14 Front, 4 Tail & 5 Cuff, 23 Total) Are Present And In Good Condition

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 909
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

U.S. Infantry Cartridge Box For .58 Caliber Ammunition

Date:
c. 1861

U.S. INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX FOR .58 CALIBER AMMUNITION.U.S. BOX PLATE, CAT.# MANA 1287, ON OUTER FLAP; 2 CARTRIDGE TINS WITHIN. APPEARS UNMARKED, UNISSUED. TREATED 6/15/1992 AT HFC.

Description (physical):

Material: Leather, Brass. L: 18.5, W: 20.9, T 6.7 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 560
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Cartridge Box Shoulder Strap With U.S. Breastplate

Date:
c. 1862

CARTRIDGE BOX SHOULDER STRAP WITH U.S. BREASTPLATE. BLACK BUFF LEATHER; BACK STENCILED: JAMES BOYD & SONS/ MANUFACTURERS/BOSTON". TREATED 6/15/1992 AT HFC." Origin: BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS.

Description (physical):

Material: Leather. L: 160, W: 5.6 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 559
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park