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General Sheridan's Horse Winchester
This Morgan horse was presented to General Philip Sheridan by the officers of the Second Michigan Cavalry in 1862. He was three years old, jet black with three white fetlocks, and stood 16 hands high. Originally called "Rienzi" after the town of Rienzi, Mississippi, his name was changed to...
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Animal heroes, Relics, Union objects
1853 Enfield Rifle-Musket
British 1853 Pattern Enfield rifle-musket, .577 caliber also fired a .58 caliber bullet used by both the Union and the Confederacy.
Conflict: Civil War
Category(s): Confederate objects, Firearms, Military equipment , Union objects
1860 Campaign Ribbon
In 1860, Abraham Lincoln pulled ahead of William Seward and won the Republican nomination on the third ballot. The Republican platform opposed slavery in the territories but upheld the right of slavery in the South. It also opposed the Dredd-Scott decision. The Democrats nominated Stephen Douglas...
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Ephemera
1864 Campaign Ribbon
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Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Ephemera
1864 Election Poll Book
This is the Poll Book used in the 1864 election by the electors of Washington County in Pennsylvania who were assigned to Company G Independnet Battery Volunteers held at Fort Delaware, Delaware.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Ephemera
Appomattox Furniture
General Lee's cane chair was acquired by General E.W. Whitaker and remained in his possession until 3 November 1871 when he presented it to the Nathaniel Lyon Post, Grand Army of the Republic, to be awarded to the person selling the most tickets for a benefit performance. After selling ninety-six...
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Household items
Battle of Antietam Lithograph
General Robert E. Lee’s first invasion of the North culminated in the Battle of Antietam, the bloodiest single day battle in American history. More soldiers were killed or wounded at Antietam than all the American dead in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican War and the...
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Art
Battle of Gettysburg Lithograph
The Battle of Gettysburg was a critical turning point in the American Civil War. During the first three days of July, 1863, over 172,000 men and 634 cannons were positioned in an area encompassing 25 square miles. An estimated 569 tons of ammunition was expended and, when the battle had ended, the...
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Art
Battle Rattle
Civil War battle rattle used on smaller ships to call all hands to battle stations.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Military equipment
Battlefield Relics
These relics were presented to General Winfield S. Hancock at Gettysburg, 1885.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Relics

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