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Pine box owned by Pvt. Marquis Peterson, Co. F, 55th Mass. Vol. Inf.

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Subject of:
55th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, American, 1863 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
wood, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 1/8 × 9 7/16 × 6 1/4 in. (5.4 × 24 × 15.8 cm)
Type:
boxes (containers)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863-1896
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.78.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd578e50928-c017-4fe4-bad0-f0bf53325c1a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.1
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Grand Army of the Republic medal owned by Marquis Peterson

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Medium:
bronze, ribbon
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4 × 1 7/8 × 1/4 in. (10.2 × 4.8 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
medals
badges
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1866-1896
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.78.10
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5535d6d51-3eb0-4140-bd9a-a46a3f09d199
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.10
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Carte-de-visite of Marquis Peterson

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 15/16 × 2 1/2 × 1/16 in. (10 × 6.4 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
Place depicted:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
late 19th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.78.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54de418db-a895-4100-8826-25c66cd6fd41
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.11
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Bag containing a piece of brick from Fort Sumter owned by Marquis Peterson

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Subject of:
55th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, American, 1863 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
cotton (fiber), brick
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2017.78.2a (bag)): 5 1/2 × 3 1/2 × 7/8 in. (14 × 8.9 × 2.2 cm)
H x W x D (2017.78.2b (brick)): 1 7/8 × 1 5/8 × 3/4 in. (4.8 × 4.1 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
blocks (shaped masses)
bags (containers)
Place collected:
Fort Sumter, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
late 19th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.78.2ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c306dc8d-3b7c-49ee-be58-358455783354
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.2ab

The Believer’s Pocket Companion

Written by:
William Mason, British, 1719 - 1791  Search this
Published by:
American Baptist Publication Society, American, founded 1824  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Frankie Davis, American  Search this
Signed by:
David E. Davis, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2017.78.3a (closed)): 6 × 4 × 5/8 in. (15.2 × 10.2 × 1.6 cm)
H x W (2017.78.3b): 1 15/16 × 3 9/16 in. (5 × 9 cm)
Type:
cards
hardcover books
Place printed:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1853
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Military  Search this
Religion  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.78.3.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd516564652-a4c8-423d-bd6f-4ab54ac036cc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.3.1-.2

Razor owned by Pvt. Marquis Peterson, Co. F, 55th Mass. Vol. Inf.

Manufactured by:
George Wostenholm and Son, British, 1823 - 1971  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Medium:
metal and wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 6 1/8 × 1 × 5/16 in. (15.6 × 2.5 × 0.8 cm)
H x W x D (open): 9 7/16 × 1 × 5/16 in. (24 × 2.5 × 0.8 cm)
Type:
razors
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1850s-1860s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.78.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Domestic
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd525822d7f-5f89-4199-abb3-b7b8128ecf7d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.4
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Trade token for the Sanitary Dairy of Barnesville, OH owned by Marquis Peterson

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Distributed by:
Sanitary Dairy, American  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7/8 × 1 1/4 × 1/16 in. (2.2 × 3.2 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
tokens
Place used:
Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
late 19th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.78.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c35b5deb-5d7b-4fd7-8e79-f3840f855286
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.5
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“55 M.V.I. A Volunteer for Freedom" medal owned by Marquis Peterson

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Medium:
metal, ribbon
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 1/4 × 2 1/16 × 3/8 in. (13.3 × 5.2 × 1 cm)
Type:
medals
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1865-1896
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.78.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d6a16ea3-f0f2-4dcb-b216-01fb004d1892
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.6
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Pinback button for the Grand Army of the Republic owned by Marquis Peterson

Manufactured by:
Whitehead & Hoag Company, American, 1892 - 1965  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Subject of:
Grand Army of the Republic, American, 1866 - 1956  Search this
Medium:
celluloid, metal, ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 13/16 × 1 3/4 × 1/4 in. (4.6 × 4.4 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Cultural Place:
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1894
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.78.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b4850159-7125-4744-82b8-108cbbfb7702
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.7
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Grand Army of the Republic pendant owned by Marquis Peterson

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Subject of:
Grand Army of the Republic, American, 1866 - 1956  Search this
Medium:
brass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13 3/4 × 1 3/8 × 1/4 in. (34.9 × 3.5 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
chains
pendants (jewelry)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1892-1896
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.78.8
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59029ab99-0164-4c74-8a98-40cd18dc98f0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.8
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GAR 1890 Boston National Encampment medallion owned by Marquis Peterson

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 3/8 × 1 3/8 × 1/8 in. (3.5 × 3.5 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
medallions (medals)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1890
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.78.9
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd500cf376e-53e9-499d-b29a-987723c27d80
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.9
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