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Enlisted Man’s Forage Cap, Model 1858
This model forage cap was the most popular headgear worn by the Union army. The forage cap was adopted as standard army headgear. The visor can be flat or sloping. The forage cap was introduced just in time to become the signature headgear of the Civil War soldier. The forage cap was worn by...
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Military Uniforms , Union objects
Fayeteville Musket
This musket is based on the Model 1855 rifled musket.
Conflict: Civil War
Category(s): Confederate objects, Firearms, Military equipment
First Confederate National Flag
The Confederate States of America’s 1st National Flag was also known as the “Stars & Bars.” This flag flew from 1861 to 1863. Each of the eight stars represented a Confederate state in March, 1861 when the flag was adopted. The similarity of the design of the Confederate flag and the Union “Stars...
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Confederate objects, Flags
Flat hat from the USS Kearsarge
Flat hat worn by Landsman Nathan Ives of the USS Kearsarge.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Military Uniforms , Naval vessels
Frank Brownell’s Medal of Honor
Congressional Medal of Honor awarded to Frank E. Brownell, Private, Company A, 11th New York Infantry. This is the second Medal of Honor awarded to Frank E. Brownell for avenging the death of Col. Elmer Ellsworth on May 24, 1861. Brownell was not pleased with the inscription, and sent the medal...
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Medals, Union objects
Frank Brownell's Medal of Honor
Congressional Medal of Honor awarded to Frank E. Brownell, Private, Company A, 11th New York Infantry. On 24 May 1861 Brownell killed James W. Jackson, who fatally shot Colonel Elmer Ellsworth the commanding officer of Brownell's company, and the first Union officer killed in the Civil War....
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Medals, Union objects
Fused Minie Balls
These two minie balls from opposing sides met head-on during fierce fighting at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia in December 1862.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Ammunition
General Henry W. Lawton's Chapeau
This chapeau was worn by General Henry W. Lawton.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Military Uniforms , Union objects
General Henry W. Lawton's Ivory Memorandum Pad
Owned by Major General Henry W. Lawton, this memo pad was carried by then Lieutenant Colonel Lawton while serving in the 30th Indiana Infantry during the Civil War.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Ephemera, Union objects
General Henry W. Lawton's Presentation Sword
In 1865, this sword was presented to Henry W. Lawton by his regiment.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Edged Weapons, Union objects

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