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Confederate Battle Flag
The Confederate battle flag was born of necessity after the Battle of Bull Run. Amid the smoke and general chaos of battle, it was hard to distinguish the Confederate national flag, the “Stars and Bars," from the U. S. national flag, the "Stars and Stripes.” Confederate Congressman...
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Confederate objects, Flags
Confederate Bowie Knife and Scabbard
This bowie knife was found on the battlefield of Perryville, Kentucky.
Conflict: Civil War
Category(s): Confederate objects, Edged Weapons, Military equipment
Confederate Dispatch Bag
Confederate dispatch bag belonging to Woodbury Wheeler. At age 19, Woodbury Wheeler entered the service of North Carolina and served four years with the Confederacy. Wheeler rose to the rank of Captain of the 10th Battalion of North Carolina Artillery. His battalion fought in the Battle of...
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Confederate objects, Military equipment
Confederate Enlisted Man's Kepi
The chin strap buttons on this kepi have a star embossed on them, signifying that the kepi was worn by a soldier from a Texas unit.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Confederate objects, Military Uniforms
Confederate Infantry Shell Jacket
This type of jacket was worn by Infantrymen in the Confederate Army. They became the standard uniform by virtue of being less expensive and easier to make than the regulation frock coat.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Confederate objects, Military Uniforms
Confederate Memorial Badge
This badge is a commemorative badge from the Army of Northern Virginia veterans group.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Confederate objects, Ephemera
Confederate Memorial Ribbon
Orange cloth, swallows tail ribbon with black lettering. Inscription on ribbon, 1861-65. Unveiling of Monument to the Confederate Dead. Woodstock, Va. Oct. 19, 1899."
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Confederate objects, Ephemera
Confederate Officer's Frock Coat
Double-breasted gray wool with gold braid trim on sleeves and gold colored buttons.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Confederate objects, Military equipment
Confederate Officer's Kepi
This is the type of kepi worn by a Confederate Officer.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Confederate objects, Military Uniforms
Confederate Printing Press Proof Sheet
Proof sheet of $50 and $100 notes printed in Richmond, Virginia, 1861
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Confederate objects, Ephemera

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