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United States Cavalry spur worn during Civil War

Wearer:
Dennis, Lloyd B.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (spur material)
leather (strap material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 4 in x 1 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 10.16 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
spur
Associated Place:
United States: Virginia
United States: West Virginia
United States: Kentucky
Associated Date:
1862-02-27
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Army  Search this
ID Number:
AF.15355
Catalog number:
15355
Accession number:
58130
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-bc55-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1436840

United States Belt Plate

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 5.715 cm x 8.89 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
belt plate
Other Terms:
Insignia; Army; Belt Plate; US
Found at:
United States: Virginia, Winchester
Associated date:
1861 - 1862
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
Credit Line:
W. B. Entwisle
ID Number:
AF.202755
Catalog number:
202755
Accession number:
35091
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Exhibition:
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-5e6a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_439651
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United States Colored Troops Flag

Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 72 in x 78 in; 182.88 cm x 198.12 cm
overall, maximum (exhibit or expanded): 87 1/2 in x 89 5/8 in x 3 in; 222.25 cm x 227.6475 cm x 7.62 cm
overall: 8 ft x 8 ft; 2.4384 m x 2.4384 m
Object Name:
flag
Used in:
United States: Louisiana
Date made:
ca 1864
Subject:
Flags  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
ID Number:
1982.0379.01
Accession number:
1982.0379
Catalog number:
1982.0379.01
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Exhibition:
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-e10f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1301426

United States Civil War Portrait Album

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
leather (overall material)
purple (overall color)
Measurements:
open: 33.2 cm x 23.2 cm x 3.2 cm; 13 1/16 in x 9 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in
closed: 11 7/8 in x 8 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 30.1625 cm x 22.225 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
album
Place assembled:
Switzerland
Date made:
1861-1864
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
PG.71.62
Catalog number:
71.62
Accession number:
302789
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Civil War
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-38c5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1329742
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1 Dollar, Proof, United States, 1861

Mint:
U.S. Mint. Philadelphia  Search this
Designer:
Gobrecht, Christian  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements:
overall: .26 cm x 3.77 cm; 3/32 in x 1 15/32 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1861
Credit Line:
Transfer: US Mint
ID Number:
1985.0441.0609
Accession number:
1985.0441
Catalog number:
1985.0441.0609
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Civil War
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-fdbf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1081976
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Civil War Token, United States, 1861

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3.1 cm; 1 7/32 in
Object Name:
token
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1861
ID Number:
2013.0023.006
Accession number:
2013.0023
Catalog number:
2013.0023.006
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Civil War
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-cc0d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1440611
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Civil War Token, United States, 1863

Physical Description:
bronze (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .15 cm x 1.96 cm; 1/16 in x 25/32 in
Object Name:
token
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1863
ID Number:
2001.0009.0343
Accession number:
2001.0009
Catalog number:
2001.0009.0343
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Civil War
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-7716-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_835297
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5 Cent, Postage Stamp Envelope, United States, 1862

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.4 cm x 11.05 cm x .01 cm; 2 1/8 in x 4 11/32 in x in
overall: wt. 1 g
Object Name:
postage stamp envelope
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1862
Credit Line:
Herman K. Crofoot Collection
ID Number:
NU.71.306.4
Accession number:
207949
Catalog number:
71.306.4
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Civil War
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-bc60-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1590359

10 Cents, Encased Postage Stamp, United States, 1862

Physical Description:
metal, mica (case material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .15 cm x 2.45 cm; 1/16 in x 31/32 in
Object Name:
token
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1862
ID Number:
2001.0009.0696
Accession number:
2001.0009
Catalog number:
2001.0009.0696
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Civil War
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-58d8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1403319
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United States National 34-Star Flag

Physical Description:
bunting (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 31 1/2 in x 51 in; 80.01 cm x 129.54 cm
overall: 2 5/8 ft x 4 5/32 ft; .80162 m x 1.27102 m
Object Name:
flag
Other Terms:
flag; National; 34 Stars
Associated place:
United States
Date made:
1861
1861 - 1863
Subject:
Flags  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
Credit Line:
Herbert F. King
ID Number:
AF.58182M
Catalog number:
58182M
Accession number:
208701
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, General
Government, Politics, and Reform
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-1df2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_506840

5 Dollars, Central Bank of Pennsylvania, United States, 1859

Maker:
Danforth, Wright & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7.6 cm x 18 cm x .01 cm; 3 in x 7 3/32 in x in
Object Name:
paper money
note
Place of issue:
United States: Pennsylvania, Hollidaysburg
Date made:
1859
Related Publication:
Doty, Richard. Pictures from a Distant Country
Credit Line:
Richard S. Schlein
ID Number:
1992.0281.1724
Catalog number:
1992.0281.1724
92.281.1724
Accession number:
1992.0281
Serial number:
2197
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Civil War
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-983e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1109037
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William T. Sherman Commission as Brigadier General, United States Army, 1863

Originator (author or composer, etc.):
Stanton, Edwin M.  Search this
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Referenced:
Sherman, William Tecumseh  Search this
Physical Description:
parchment (overall material)
Object Name:
sheet of paper
Other Terms:
sheet of paper; Army
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1864-03-03
Associated date:
1863-07-04
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Army  Search this
Credit Line:
Hon. P. Tecumseh Sherman
ID Number:
AF.15919
Accession number:
59388
Catalog number:
15919
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
William Tecumseh Sherman
Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-6f3f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_443926

William T. Sherman Commission as Major General, United States Army, 1864

Originator (author or composer, etc.):
Stanton, Edwin M.  Search this
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Referenced:
Sherman, William Tecumseh  Search this
Physical Description:
parchment (overall material)
Object Name:
sheet of paper
Other Terms:
sheet of paper; Army
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1865-01-16
Associated date:
1864-08-12
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Army  Search this
ID Number:
AF.15920
Accession number:
59388
Catalog number:
15920
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
William Tecumseh Sherman
Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-0a0d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_443925

10 Dollars, Demand Note, United States, 1861

Depicted:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Maker:
American Bank Note Company  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 cm x 18.5 cm x .1 cm; 3 5/32 in x 7 9/32 in x 1/32 in
Object Name:
paper money
note
Place made:
United States
Payable at U.S. Treasury in:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Associated Place:
United States
Date made:
1861
Credit Line:
U. S. Department of the Treasury
ID Number:
NU.78.5.747
Accession number:
1978.0941
Catalog number:
78.5.747
Serial number:
42821
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Civil War
Coins, Currency and Medals
Demand Notes
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-74d1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1202480
Online Media:

Albumen print of 23rd United States Colored Troops (USCT) Officers

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
23rd U.S. Colored Infantry, American, 1863 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper, ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 18 × 14 in. (45.7 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
portraits
Date:
1863-1865
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  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, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2015.222.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family 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/fd5aa1c0bfe-b711-49d9-bb1e-01a352ea1b55
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.222.6
Online Media:

insignia

Physical Description:
metallic thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 3 in x 4 in; 30.48 cm x 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
Insignia
Other Terms:
Insignia; Army; Aiguillette; Officer
Associated date:
1861 - 1865
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Army  Search this
Credit Line:
Ellen H. Cotheal
ID Number:
AF.8043A
Catalog number:
8043A
Accession number:
36367
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-d27f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_392896

insignia

Physical Description:
metallic thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 3 in x 4 in; 27.94 cm x 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
Insignia
Other Terms:
Insignia; Army; Aiguillette; Officer
Associated date:
1861 - 1865
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Army  Search this
Credit Line:
Ellen H. Cotheal
ID Number:
AF.8043B
Catalog number:
8043B
Accession number:
36367
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-d280-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_392897

Six US Army general service buttons

Physical Description:
metal, gilt (?? material)
Measurements:
overall, bagged: 6 in x 3 3/4 in x 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 9.525 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Insignia, Batch of
Other Terms:
Insignia, Batch of; Army; Button; Cavalry
Associated date:
1832 - 1902
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Army  Search this
Credit Line:
Charles W. Maynard
ID Number:
AF.291021
Catalog number:
291021
Accession number:
59852
59852
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-0d9d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_411057

Attention Wanted Able-Bodied Men!

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 27 1/2 in x 41 in; 69.85 cm x 104.14 cm
Object Name:
Poster
Other Terms:
Poster; Army
Date made:
ca. 1860-1865
Associated date:
1861 - 1865
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Army  Search this
ID Number:
AF.34828
Catalog number:
34828
Accession number:
84728
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-69c4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_439675

Light Infantry Drill of the U. S. Army

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in; 19.05 cm x 13.335 cm
Object Name:
print
chromolithograph
book cover
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Subject:
Zouave  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Army  Search this
ID Number:
1978.0010.02
Accession number:
1978.0010
Catalog number:
1978.0010.02
85349M
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e83f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1445851

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