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Designating Flag, Headquarters, 6th Army Corps

Physical Description:
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: heading material)
Measurements:
overall: 63 in x 37 3/4 in; 160.02 cm x 95.885 cm
Object Name:
flag, designating
Subject:
Flags  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
AF.25228A
Catalog number:
25228A
Accession number:
64127
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Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-dbdf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1367209

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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Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-74d1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1202480
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Model 1863 Rifle Musket

Maker:
Springfield Armory  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 56 in; 142.24 cm
Object Name:
rifle
rifle musket, percussion
Other Terms:
rifle; Firearms; Percussion Fire; .58 In; Rifled; Muzzle Load; Sa
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1863
Associated date:
1863
Subject:
Firearms  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
AF.NM404
Catalog number:
NM404
Accession number:
319944
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-209d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_417862
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Congressional Gold Medal

Associated person:
Grant, Ulysses S.  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (overall material)
Object Name:
medal
Other Terms:
medal; Decoration; Congressional
Date made:
c. 1863
Associated date:
1863-12-17
Credit Line:
Julia Dent Grant and William H. Vanderbilt
ID Number:
AF.93729
Accession number:
18528
Catalog number:
93729
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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/ng49ca746a2-23ab-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_420464
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Colt Second Model Dragoon Revolver

Associated person:
Butler, Benjamin  Search this
Patentee:
Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company  Search this
Maker:
Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 3/4 in x 14 in x 1 3/4 in; 14.605 cm x 35.56 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
revolver
revolver, percussion
Other Terms:
revolver; Firearms; Percussion Fire; .44 In; Rifled; Muzzle Load; 2B; Sa
Place made:
United States
Associated place:
United States: Massachusetts
Date made:
ca 1851
Subject:
Firearms  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
Ames Stevens
ID Number:
AF.79225M
Catalog number:
79225M
Accession number:
317939
Serial number:
10603
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Revolvers
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-1997-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_418504
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Recruitment poster

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 44 in x 30 1/2 in; 111.76 cm x 77.47 cm
Object Name:
poster
Other Terms:
poster; Army
Associated date:
1898-1900
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
AF.78967M
Catalog number:
78967M
308845.904
Accession number:
308845
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Princeton Posters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-85bb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_443357
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Recruitment poster

Measurements:
overall: 22 1/4 in x 30 1/4 in; 56.515 cm x 76.835 cm
Object Name:
poster
Associated date:
1861-1865
ID Number:
AF.78969M
Accession number:
308845
Catalog number:
78969M
308845.906
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-7c71-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_447400
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Confederate Army Frock Coat

Wearer:
Gibson, Francis B.  Search this
Physical Description:
brown (overall color)
wool (overall material)
brass (buttons material)
Measurements:
overall: 46 in x 16 in; 116.84 cm x 40.64 cm
overall (padded): 44 in x 17 in x 5 in; 111.76 cm x 43.18 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
coat
Other Terms:
coat; Man; CSA, Army
Associated date:
1861-1865
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
AF.77555M
Catalog number:
77555M
Accession number:
310956
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Civil War Uniforms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-fff5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_446358
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Lefaucheux Pinfire Revolver

Licensee:
Lefaucheux, Casimir  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 11 5/8 in x 6 1/4 in; 5.08 cm x 29.5275 cm x 15.875 cm
overall, barrel length: 5 in; 12.7 cm
Object Name:
revolver
revolver, pinfire
Other Terms:
revolver; Firearms; Pin Fire; 11 Mm; Rifled; Breech Load; 2G; Da
Place made:
France
Associated place:
Belgium
ID Number:
AF.77204M
Catalog number:
77204M
Accession number:
306420
Serial number:
68400
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-1c80-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_417982
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Knife and fork

User:
Crocker, John S.  Search this
Physical Description:
tin (overall material)
bone (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/4 in x 1 in x 1/2 in; 23.495 cm x 2.54 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
knife and fork
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
AF.75528M
Accession number:
296035
Catalog number:
77528M
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-9cc6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1289693
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Kerr Revolver

Patentee:
Kerr, James  Search this
Maker:
London Armoury Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 11 in x 1 1/2 in; 16.51 cm x 27.94 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
revolver
Other Terms:
revolver; Firearms; Navy; Percussion Fire; .45 In; Rifled; Muzzle Load; 2B; Sa
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Subject:
Firearms  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
Commander Clark E. Kauffman
ID Number:
AF.70814M
Catalog number:
70814M
Accession number:
278038
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Revolvers
Exhibition:
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-772c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_416169

Army Major General D.K. Jackman's Vest

Associated person; user:
Jackman, D. K.  Search this
Physical Description:
off white (overall color)
wool (overall material)
brass (buttons material)
Measurements:
overall: 27 in x 15 in; 68.58 cm x 38.1 cm
overall (padded): 24 in x 17 in x 2 in; 60.96 cm x 43.18 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
vest
Other Terms:
vest; Man; Army; Officer
Associated date:
1850
1865
ID Number:
AF.69783M
Catalog number:
69783M
Accession number:
273248
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-1700-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_446328
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Confederate Army Trousers, Model 1861

User:
Ramsay, George William  Search this
Physical Description:
medium blue (overall color)
wool (overall material)
metal (buttons material)
brass (buckle material)
Measurements:
overall: 32 in x 30 in; 81.28 cm x 76.2 cm
overall (padded): 43 in x 13 in x 1 in; 109.22 cm x 33.02 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
trousers
Object Type:
trousers
Other Terms:
trousers; Man; CSA, Army; Officer
Associated date:
1861-1865
ID Number:
AF.67634M
Catalog number:
67634M
Accession number:
220760
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-096e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_446348
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Shell jacket

Physical Description:
grey (overall color)
wool (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22 in x 20 in; 55.88 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
jacket
Other Terms:
jacket; Man; CSA, Army; Field
Associated date:
1861-1865
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
The Heirs of William and Dennis Ramsay
ID Number:
AF.67633M
Catalog number:
67633M
Accession number:
220760
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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/ng49ca746a2-7be6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_446357

Slouch hat

Associated person:
Ramsay, Dennis  Search this
Ramsay, William  Search this
Physical Description:
felt (overall material)
Object Name:
hat
Other Terms:
hat; CSA, Army
Associated date:
1861-1865
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
AF.67635M
Catalog number:
67635M
Accession number:
220760
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-b10a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_447173

Forage cap

Physical Description:
blue (trim color)
red (cap color)
wool (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (boxed): 12 1/4 in x 13 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in; 31.115 cm x 34.925 cm x 34.925 cm
Object Name:
cap
Other Terms:
cap; Man; Militia
Associated date:
1860-1880
Credit Line:
Mrs. George Stansfield
ID Number:
AF.65427M
Catalog number:
65427M
Accession number:
227582
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-4c3c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_431507

1835 Militia Dragoon Helmet

Measurements:
overall (boxed): 12 1/4 in x 13 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in; 31.115 cm x 34.925 cm x 34.925 cm
Object Name:
helmet
ID Number:
AF.61151M
Catalog number:
61151M
Accession number:
223708
Collector/donor number:
SK905
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-add3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1405466

Confederate Waist Belt Plate, "North Carolina"

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 in x 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 5.08 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
insignia
Other Terms:
insignia; North Carolina; Belt Plate, Waist
ID Number:
AF.60844M
Catalog number:
60844M
Collector/donor number:
SK600
Accession number:
223708
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-bf95-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_387545
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Shako

Physical Description:
black (overall color)
leather (overall material)
wool (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (boxed): 12 1/4 in x 13 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in; 31.115 cm x 34.925 cm x 34.925 cm
Object Name:
cap
Other Terms:
cap; Man; Militia
Date made:
1861
Associated date:
1850-1870
ID Number:
AF.61063M
Catalog number:
61063M
Accession number:
223708
Collector/donor number:
SK819
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-4847-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_431473

Shako

Physical Description:
wool (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (boxed): 12 1/4 in x 13 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in; 31.115 cm x 34.925 cm x 34.925 cm
Object Name:
cap
Other Terms:
cap; Man; Militia
Associated date:
1860-1890
ID Number:
AF.61065M
Catalog number:
61065M
Accession number:
223708
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-56c4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_431482

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