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Project Description

The Civil War is one of the most important events in United States History. This collection is designed to give students an idea of what life was like during this time period by focusing on what a soldier’s life would have been like during the war and Civil War Photography.

Additional material about American Art and Artists, A Soldier’s Life, Photography, Slavery are available to Middle Schools Civil War Days at the end of the school year. Please contact the Special Collections Curator about reserving the entire collection for a specific event.

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  • Packing Schedule
  • Inventory

I.A.1: Federal Navy blue wool cap

I.A.2:
 Federal Navy Blue Forage Cap

I.A.3:
Federal Navy Blue Fatigue Jacket

I.A.4:
Federal Leather Belt With US Oval Brass Plate & Cap Pouc

I.A.5 :
Federal Haversack (Backpack)

I.B.1:
confederate grey cap

I.B.2:
Confederate grey and gold cap (kepi)

I.B.3:
Confederate States oval belt plate

I.B.4:
Confederate grey and gold jacket

II.A.1:
Navy blue canteen

II.A.2:
 Tin Plate

 II.A.3:
Fork And Knife Set

II.A.4:
Large Tin Cup

II.A.5:
 Prison Rations (Salt, Dried Peas, Cornmeal, Coffee)

 II.B. 1, 2, 3:
Various Flags And Two Flag Holders (Not All Flags Pictured)

II.B.4:
 Flags of the confederacy bumper sticker

 II.B.5:
Calvary Saber

 II.B.6:
Large Pice Of Shrapnel

 II.B.7:
Four Round Musket Balls

 II.B.7:
One Flattened Minnie Bullet (One Missing)

II.B.7:
 Two Minnie Bullets

II.B.8:
 Black Leather Medical Kit C. 1890-1900

 II.B.9:
Brown Glass Quinine Bottle

II.B.10:
Aged Map of Civil War Battlefields

II.B.11:
 Weapons Of The Civil War

III.A and III.G:
 Sliding plate box camera and Flash

III.B:
Stereoscope (with IV.C one stereoscope card)

III.C:
Stereoscope (with IV.C one stereoscope card)

III.D:
Six Tintypes (photographs on metal sheets)

III.E:
Five Regular photographs on paper

III.F:
6 sepia postcards of Lincoln, generals, soldiers

III.H:
Introduction to Civil War Photography

III.I:
Brady’s Civil War Journal

III.J.1:
Abraham Lincoln, photographed by Matthew Brady 1864

III.J.2:
Abraham Lincoln, photography by Alexander Gardner 1863

IV.A:
The Union is Dissolved South Carolina 1860

 IV.B:
 Men Of Virginia To The Rescue! Staunton, VA 1861 Folio 6

 IV.C:
Mulligan’s Brigade, Chicago 1863 Folio 6

IV.D:
To Horse! To Horse! Washington Calvary Philadelphia 1862 Folio 6

IV.E:

Butler’s Proclamation New Orleans 1862 Folio 6

IV.F:
Confederate States of America Loan War Bond 1863

IV.G:
The Emancipation Proclimation

IV.H:
The Gettysburg Address

IV.I:
$100,000 The Murderer of Lincoln

IV.J:
The Sale of Valuable Slaves

IV.K:
Large Sale of Land and Negroes

V.A.1:
Confederate Money

V.A.2:
Cotton balls

V.A.3 a
Eli Whitney

V.A.3 b
Eli Whitney

V.A.3 c
The Cotton Gin

V.A.3 d
The Cotton Gin and Slavery

V.A.4
Case of Tobacco

V.A.5
Winslow Homer Dressing for the Carnival

V.A.6
Postcard Salves learning to read

V.A.7
Paper Dolls

V.B.2
Civil War Battlefield Parks of Virginia

V.B.3
Up Before Daybreak Cotton and People in America

V.B.4
If you Lived When There Was Slavery

V.B.5
Eyewitness Books Civil War

V.B.6
Outrageous Women of the Civil War Times