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Confederate States of America Belt Plate
A belt plate like this one would have been worn by a Confederate soldier.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Confederate objects, Military Uniforms
Confederate Sword
Confederate officer’s saber and scabbard. The letters “CSA, ” for Confederate States of America are cut out of the guard.
Conflict: Civil War
Category(s): Confederate objects, Edged Weapons, Military equipment
Confederate Uniform
Uniform coat of Private in 9th Kentucky Infantry Regiment, known as Logan’s Grays, CSA. Worn at the Battle of Shiloh while fighting with the Breckinridge Brigade.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Confederate objects, Military Uniforms
CSS Virginia Model
On 21 April 1861, Virginians claimed an abandoned navy yard at Norfolk, Virginia. At the Navy Yard, they found the sunken hull of the burned USS Merrimack. The Merrimack was raised and on 23 June 1861 the Honorable S. R. Mallory, Confederate Secretary of the Navy, ordered her to be...
Conflict: Civil War
Category(s): Confederate objects, Models, Naval vessels
Daniel Butterfield's Medal of Honor
1896 Pattern Medal of Honor awarded to Daniel Butterfield, “for distinguished gallantry in action at Gaines Mills, Va. June 27, 1862”
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Medals
Democratic Election Ticket for 1864
Democratic Election Ticket for 1864.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Ephemera, Union objects
Deringer Pistol
A small yet effective weapon, the Deringer is the type of weapon a woman spying for the Confederacy might have kept in the pocket of a dress or in a handbag.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Espionage, Firearms
Dr. Charles Lee’s Surgical Kit
Surgical kit belonging to Dr. Charles C. Lee, assistant surgeon with the 1st Maryland Volunteer Cavalry, 1861–1862, and contract surgeon for the United States Army, 1862–1865.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Medical, Union objects
Draft  Letter
This is the draft letter of Alex Joyce of Yonkers issued by the Provost Marshal’s Office of the 10th District, State of New York, on May 9, 1864.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Ephemera, Union objects
Dress
This type of fashionable and expensive garment would have allowed a woman spying for the Confederacy access to proper social events.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Civilian clothes, Espionage

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