Commission Of James B. Ricketts To Major, 1st Regt. Of Artillery

Date:
July 1, 1864

COMMISSION OF JAMES B. RICKETTS TO MAJOR, 1ST REGT. OF ARTILLERY, EFFECTIVE: 1 JUNE 1863; DATED: 1 JULY 1864; SIGNED: E.M. STANTON, SECRETARY OF WAR, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, PRESIDENT (BOTTOM); E.D. TOWNSEND, ASST. ADJT. GENERAL (TOP). WAR OFFICE BLUE SEAL AFFIXED. MATTED. Origin: WASHINGTON, DC.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper. L: 61.3, W: 48.3 Cm. Portion Of Blue Seal Torn & Detached

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 865
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Commission Of James B. Ricketts To Brigadier General Of Volunteers

Date:
1862

COMMISSION OF JAMES B. RICKETTS TO BRIGADIER GENERAL OF VOLUNTEERS, EFFECTIVE: 21 MARCH 1862; DATED: 22 MARCH 1862; SIGNED: EDWIN M. STANTON, SECRETARY OF WAR, & ABRAHAM LINCOLN (BOTTOM); G. THOMAS, ADJT. GENL. (TOP). WAR OFFICE BLUE SEAL AFFIXED. Origin: WASHINGTON, DC.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper. L: 50.2, W: 37.5 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 866
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

Tintype Of William L. Paxton

Date:
1861

TINTYPE OF WILLIAM L. PAXTON, CPL., CO. I (LIBERTY HALL VOLUNTEERS), 4TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY, IN TOOLED LEATHER HINGED CASE WITH BRASS FASTENING CLIP. PAXTON POSED IN CIVILIAN ATTIRE, SEATED WITH HANDS FOLDED ON LAP. (WM. PAXTON KIA 21 JULY 1861 AT MANASSAS.) Origin: ROCKBRIDGE, VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Glass , Leather.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1379
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Alexander, Edward Porter

Date:
July 1861
Creator:
E.P. Alexander

SKETCHED MAP TITLED: BATTLE OF BULL'S RUN (FOUGHT JULY 18TH 1861)"DRAWN IN INK BY CAPTAIN E.P. ALEXANDER, SHOWING ARTILLERY & INFANTRY POSITIONS BETWEEN MITCHELL'S & BLACKBURN'S FORDS ALONG BULL RUN. EDGES TORN, OLD FOLD MARKS, CELOPHANE TAPE APPLIED TO BACK AS REINFORCEMENT. Origin: PRINCE WILLIAM, VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper. L: 19.8, W: 26.8 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1504
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Photographic Print Of Lt. David Potts

Date:
c. 1861
Creator:
R.N. Keely

HAND TINTED PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT OF LT. DAVID POTTS, CO. I, 26TH PA. VOL. INFANTRY. POSED IN UNIFORM WITH SWORD IN HAND. OVAL IMAGE MARKED UNDERNEATH: PHOT. BY R.N. KEELY, 5TH & COATES ST., PHILADA. FRAMED (UNDER GLASS). Origin: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper, Wood, Glass. H: 34.5, W: 29.0, D: 3.7 Cm. The Image Is In Good Condition. The Frame Is Cracked In 6 Places And Appears To Have Been Mended. The Outer Rim Is Severely Abraded/Chipped On The Lower Right Side (Between 4 & 5 O'Clock). A Gold Painted Border Around The Inner Edge Is Worn (Scratched & Cracked) In Numerous Places; A Black Painted Border Surrounding The Gold Border Is Also Worn (Scratched, Cracked & Abraded) In Several Places

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1710
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Cased Tintype Showing Members Of Paxton Family & Their Teacher

Date:
c. 1861

CASED TINTYPE SHOWING MEMBERS OF PAXTON FAMILY & THEIR TEACHER. GOLD FRAMED TINTYPE ENCLOSED IN RED VELVET LINED, BROWN EMBOSSED LEATHER CASE. 2 BRASS LOCKING HOOKS. CLOTH TAPE ON CASE BACK IDENTIFIES 5 OF 6 PERSONS IN PHOTO: STANDING (l-r): UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE, JOS. S. PAXTON, COUSIN FANNIE BLACK; SITTING (l-r): MARY V. PAXTON, MR. DARNALL (TEACHER), BETTIE PAXTON. (RELATIVES OF WM. L. PAXTON, CO. I, 4TH VA INF, KIA 21 JULY 1861. SEE CAT # 1379) Origin: ROCKBRIDGE, VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Glass, Leather, Metal. L: 9.5, W: 12 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1715
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Portrait Of Benjamin Porter Paxton

Date:
c. 1860

PORTRAIT OF BENJAMIN PORTER PAXTON, BROTHER OF WM. PAXTON, UNCLE TO WM. L. PAXTON, CO. I, 4TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY. GOLD FRAMED & ENCLOSED IN BURGUNDY VELVET LINED, LEATHER CASE. ONE BRASS LOCKING CLASP. CLOTH TAPE ON CASE BACK IDENTIFIES THE SUBJECT, A MIDDLE AGED MAN IN CIVILIAN ATTIRE. Origin: ROCKBRIDGE, VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Glass, Leather, Metal. L: 9.2, W: 8 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1716
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

View Of Beverley Mill & Other Structures At Thoroughfare Gap

Date:
c. 1889

VIEW OF BEVERLEY MILL & OTHER STRUCTURES AT THOROUGHFARE GAP, C.1889. BLACK & WHITE, FADED; MOUNTED ON CARDBOARD BACKING. Origin: VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper. L: 13, W: 21.5 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1779
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Beverley'S Old Mill (Upper Mill) At Thoroughfare Gap

Date:
c. 1890

BEVERLEY'S OLD MILL (UPPER MILL) AT THOROUGHFARE GAP, C.1890.BLACK & WHITE; MOUNTED ON CARDBOARD BACKING. Origin: VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper. L: 11.5, W: 20 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1780
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park