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McClellan’s Chess Set
Used by General George McClellan during the Civil War.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Toys, Union objects
McClellan's Colt Model 1861 Navy Revolver
This lighter, smaller caliber Navy model was popular with ranking Army officers, including General George McClellan.
Conflict: Civil War
Category(s): Firearms, Military equipment , Union objects
Model 1861 Rifle
Model 1861 was the standard rifle-musket used throughout the war. The Model 1861 was a modification of the Model 1855 rifle-musket. The basic change to rifle was the elimination of the patch box and the Maynard tape primer. By making these changes, both manufacturing costs and production times were...
Conflict: Civil War
Category(s): Firearms, Military equipment , Union objects
 Model of the Monitor
Built by contract with John Ericsson at Green Point, Long Island, and launched 30 January 1862, the USS Monitor saw its first naval action at Hampton Roads, Virginia, on 9 March 1862. Despite the CSS Virginia being almost twice its size, with 10 ten guns, the Monitor with...
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Models, Naval vessels
Musician’s Uniform Frock Coat and Cap
General Philip H. Sheridan loved music and took a personal interest in his bands. Performing under fire was commonplace for bands under his command. His bands performed at the front during battle playing the liveliest airs in their repertory. At Dinwiddie Court House, Sheridan massed all his...
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Military Uniforms , Music, Union objects
New Testament
New Testament owned by James H. Stetson who was killed at the Battle of Gettysburg.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Religious objects
Painted Canteen
This canteen was said to have been used at Gettysburg.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Military equipment
Patched Dress
With Southern ports being blockaded by the Union, the supply line of goods was cut. This prevented new materials from being imported from Europe, such as fabric. Clothing was patched and altered to extend its usefulness. A woman performing nursing tasks would have chosen her least ornate frock and...
Conflict: Civil War
Category(s): Civilian clothes, Confederate objects, Household items
Philip Sheridan's Saber and Scabbard
This sword was carried by General Philip H. Sheridan during the Civil War. The scabard is engraved with the names of battles in which he participated.
Conflict: Civil War
Category(s): Edged Weapons, Military equipment , Union objects
Prayer Book
The Army and Navy Prayer Book of the Confederate States, printed in Richmond in 1865.
Conflict: 
Civil War
Category(s): 
Confederate objects, Religious objects

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