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Homemade Filipino Gun

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
twine (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 49 in x 1 3/4 in; 12.7 cm x 124.46 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
gun
Object Type:
Gun
Other Terms:
gun; Firearms; H; .90 In; Smooth Bore; Muzzle Load; Sa
Place made:
Philippine Islands
Used:
Philippines
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Firearms  Search this
Related event:
Philippine–American War  Search this
The Emergence of Modern America  Search this
ID Number:
AF.NM367
Accession number:
319944
Catalog number:
NM367
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National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-db12-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1301323

Ulysses S. Grant's Field Glasses

User:
Grant, Ulysses S.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
leather (?) (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 15.875 cm x 13.335 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
field glasses
Used:
United States
Subject:
Presidents  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
AF.77336M
Accession number:
308316
Catalog number:
77336M
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Optics
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-e477-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1301392
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Cherokee .28 Caliber Percussion Pistol

Title:
Cherokee Percussion Pistol
Maker:
Salolinita  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 11 1/2 in x 1 in; 10.16 cm x 29.21 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
pistol
Other Terms:
pistol; Firearms; Percussion Fire; .28 In; Rifled; Muzzle Load; Sa
Place Made:
United States
Made at:
United States: North Carolina
Date made:
1843
Associated date:
1845
Subject:
Native Americans  Search this
Firearms  Search this
Related event:
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
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http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
ID Number:
AF.96913
Catalog number:
96913
Accession number:
13152
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National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-16ee-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_416460

New Testament

User:
Stetson, James H.  Search this
Publisher:
American Bible Society  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
leather (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in x 1 in; 11.43 cm x 14.605 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
book
Other Terms:
book; Documents
Used:
United States: Pennsylvania
Date made:
1852
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. Robert Southworth Stetson
ID Number:
AF.77318M
Catalog number:
77318M
Accession number:
307583
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-7320-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_443570

Henry Presentation Rifle

Recipient:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Maker:
New Haven Arms Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
wood (overall material)
gold (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 43 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in; 20.32 cm x 110.49 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
rifle
Place Made:
United States: Connecticut, New Haven
Date made:
1862
Subject:
Presidents  Search this
Firearms  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
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http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Robert Lincoln Beckwith
ID Number:
AF.67880M
Catalog number:
67880M
Accession number:
246404
Serial number:
6
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-09f5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_881516
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Battle of Gettysburg Lithograph

Maker:
Kurz & Allison-Art Studio  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22 1/4 in x 28 1/4 in; 56.515 cm x 71.755 cm
Object Name:
print
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Associated Place:
United States: Pennsylvania, Gettysburg
Date made:
1884
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Related event:
Battle of Gettysburg, 1863  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
ID Number:
AF.65353M
Accession number:
226765
Catalog number:
65353M
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-dcb3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1301372

Jewish Prayer Book

User:
Herstein, Sergeant Jules  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
ink (overall material)
olive green (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 8.58 cm x 13.3 cm; x 3 3/8 in x 5 1/4 in
Object Name:
book
Used:
United States: California
United States: Hawaii
Japan: Tōkyō, Iwo Jima
Associated place:
United States: Minnesota, Minneapolis
United States: Minnesota, St. Paul
Associated dates:
1940-06-01-1945-12-05
Subject:
Judaism  Search this
Related event:
World War II  Search this
The Great Depression and World War II  Search this
ID Number:
1993.0505.01
Catalog number:
1993.0505.01
Accession number:
1993.0505
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-f40c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1157054
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Battle of Antietam Lithograph

Maker:
Kurz & Allison-Art Studio  Search this
Kurz & Allison-Art Studio  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22 1/4 in x 28 1/4 in; 56.515 cm x 71.755 cm
Object Name:
print
Depicted:
United States: Maryland, Antietam
Date made:
1888
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Related event:
Battle of Antietam, 1862  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. J. William Hinton
ID Number:
AF.58125
Accession number:
204114
Catalog number:
58125
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-62f2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1301370

Siege of Vicksburg Lithograph

Maker:
Kurz & Allison-Art Studio  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22 1/2 in x 28 1/4 in; 57.15 cm x 71.755 cm
Object Name:
print
Depicted:
United States: Mississippi, Vicksburg
Date made:
ca 1888
Related event:
Siege of Vicksburg  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
ID Number:
AF.58143M
Accession number:
204114
Catalog number:
58143M
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-dcb2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1301371

Civil War Soldier's Mess

Physical Description:
flour (overall material)
water (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 4 in x 3/16 in; 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm x .4318 cm
Object Name:
hardtack
Object Type:
hardtack
Other Terms:
hardtack; Army
Associated date:
1861 - 1865
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
Credit Line:
Virginia Dell Sours Atkinson, C. F. Ray Sours, and John A. Sours
ID Number:
AF.55596
Catalog number:
55596
Accession number:
195333
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-6bfa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_439686
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Spotsylvania Stump

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 60 in x 18 in x 18 in; 152.4 cm x 45.72 cm x 45.72 cm
Object Name:
tree trunk
Occurred:
United States: Virginia, Spotsylvania
Associated date:
1864-05
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, 1864  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
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Credit Line:
War Department
ID Number:
AF.4435
Catalog number:
4435
Accession number:
20209
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-69c6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_439677
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"The Union is Dissolved!" Broadside

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 55.0164 cm x 32.1564 cm; 21 11/16 in x 12 11/16 in
Object Name:
broadside
Date made:
1860
Associated Date:
1860-12-20
Subject:
Communication, broadsides  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
ID Number:
AF.32960
Accession number:
69413
Catalog number:
32960
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-d218-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1301337

McClellan's Chess Set

User:
McClellan, George B.  Search this
Maker:
Schuyler, Hartley & Graham  Search this
Physical Description:
ivory (overall material)
wood (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 7 3/16 in x 5 in; 10.16 cm x 18.2118 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
chessmen, set of
Place Made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1860
Subject:
Games  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
Credit Line:
Hon. George B. McClellan
ID Number:
AF.17501
Catalog number:
17501
Accession number:
61384
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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/ng49ca746a2-41a8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_432682
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General William T. Sherman's sword and scabbard

User:
Sherman, William Tecumseh  Search this
Maker:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 39 in x 4 in; 20.32 cm x 99.06 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
sword
Other Terms:
sword; Edged Weapons; Army; Foot Officer; Officer
Used:
United States: Tennessee
Date made:
ca 1850-1862
Used date:
1862-04-06 through 1862-04-08
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Battle of Shiloh, 1862  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
Credit Line:
Hon. P. Tecumseh Sherman
ID Number:
AF.15926
Catalog number:
15926
Accession number:
59388
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-65ef-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_438751
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Prayer Book

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 4 in x 5 in; 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
book
Place Made:
United States: Virginia, Richmond
Associated place:
United States: Virginia
Date made:
1865
Associated date:
1861 - 1862
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
ID Number:
AF.123042
Catalog number:
1860
123042
Accession number:
17461
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Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-b154-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_439661

Vivandière Items

Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 15 in x 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 38.1 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Housewife
Other Terms:
Housewife; Army
Associated date:
1864 - 1865
Subject:
Sewing and Knitting  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
ID Number:
AF.17090
Catalog number:
17090
Accession number:
60666
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-bbcc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_439673

Campaign hat worn by William T. Sherman

Wearer:
Sherman, William Tecumseh  Search this
Physical Description:
wool (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 12 1/2 in x 13 in; 12.7 cm x 31.75 cm x 33.02 cm
Object Name:
hat
Other Terms:
hat; Man; Army; Officer
Associated date:
1861-1865
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Hon. P. Tecumseh Sherman
ID Number:
AF.15935
Catalog number:
15935
Accession number:
59388
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Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-7d53-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_445155
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Andrew Jackson's Uniform Coat with Epaulets

Wearer:
Jackson, Andrew  Search this
Physical Description:
wool (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 44 in x 12 in; 111.76 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
coat
Other Terms:
coat; Man; Army; General; Officer
Used:
United States: Louisiana
Date made:
ca 1812
ca 1813
Subject:
Presidents  Search this
Related event:
War of 1812  Search this
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
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ID Number:
AF.16082
Catalog number:
16082
Accession number:
13152
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-7714-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_445642
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Buckskin coat

Wearer:
Custer, George Armstrong  Search this
Physical Description:
buckskin (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 27 in x 24 in; 68.58 cm x 60.96 cm
Object Name:
coat
Used in:
United States: Montana
United States: North Dakota
United States: South Dakota
Date made:
ca 1870
Related event:
Indian Wars  Search this
The Development of the Industrial United States  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Elizabeth B. Custer
ID Number:
AF.013044
Catalog number:
13044
Accession number:
54045
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-6e79-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_529840

Kent State Rifle

User:
Ohio National Guard  Search this
Maker:
Springfield Armory  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal, steel (overall material)
fabric, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 111.3 cm; x 43 13/16 in
barrel length: 60.7 cm; x 23 7/8 in
overall: 6 in x 43 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 110.49 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
Rifle
Other Terms:
Rifle; Firearms; 7.62 X 63Mm
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Springfield
Used:
United States: Ohio, Kent
Associated dates:
1970-05-04
Related event:
Vietnam War  Search this
Postwar United States  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Department of Defense. Ohio National Guard
ID Number:
1987.0381.10
Catalog number:
1987.0381.10
Accession number:
1987.0381
Serial number:
2646119
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Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-3d98-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1072508

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