• Military uniform

    Hall and Kramer (manufacturer)

    Two-piece military uniform of dark blue wool broadcloth. Jacket (a) has high collar with anchors on both sides of neck band. Long sleeves with star patch; silk and gold-colored braid trim around wrist…

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  • Military officer’s uniform

    Dunhill (manufacturer)

    Men's United States Army Air Force uniform . a) Coat - Olive drab linen with "U.S." and wing insignia on lapels. Silver thread oak leaf and metal insignia of white globe and red and blue plane on shou…

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  • WAVES military uniform

    Mainbocher, 1890-1976 (designer), United States. Navy (maker)

    WAVES uniform; three piece, of white cotton/wool twill: a) suit jacket; rounded collar, pointed lapels, embroidered WAVES insignia patches at collar point; long sleeves, two dark blue braided bands an…

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  • YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago collection of visual materials

    YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago

    Visual materials that chronicle the initial years and subsequent growth of the YMCA, a social service organization in the Chicago metropolitan area. Subjects include staff members (individual and grou…

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  • Sword used by Elmer E. Ellsworth

    Slightly curved single edge steel blade tapering to a point. At one time nickel plated. Fuller on reverse and obverse sides. Both sides of blade embossed with raised floral and martial designs. Knuckl…

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  • Percussion musket

    Springfield Armory (manufacturer)

    Percussion musket engraved with "1864" and "U.S./ SPRINGFIELD". Eagle engraved into metal.; The round, rifle barrel, three stock bands, tip, two swivel strap hooks, large trigger guard, lock plate, ha…

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  • Union Army enlisted man's jacket

    John T. Martin (manufacturer)

    Fatigue jacket - sack coat. Originally blue. Lined. Button fasteners not original. Buttons are mixed. Upper 3-enlisted button and the last one is for officers.

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  • James Pike's powder horn

    Pike, James (artist)

    Ivory in color, pouring spout dark. Rounded wood base with shield shaped decorative wood stopper which is hand carved. Light portion of horn completely covered with etchings.

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  • U.S. Army artilleryman's jacket

    Blue single breasted coatee. Shell jacket. Braided in scarlet. Single row of small sized General Service Eagle buttons. Two buttons on each side of high collar on loops of scarlet braid. Belonged to e…

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  • Civil War mountain howitzer

    Cyrus Alger & Company (manufacturer)

    U.S. model 1841 smooth bore, twelve pound mountain howitzer. Green carriage with black trim.

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  • Memorial wreath of Elmer Ellsworth

    Photographic print mounted on board with wreath.

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  • Patchwork quilt

    Unfinished patchwork quilt (needs border), pieced of tobacco pouch silk in all colors depicting World War I heads of state, queens, presidents of countries, national flags, insects, flowers, military…

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  • .58 caliber Tower enfield percussion rifle

    The large hammer, rifled round barrel, octagonal, at tang, lockplate, two stock bands, lanyard ring, swivel ramrod, butt plate are of steel. The stock cap and trigger guard are made of brass. It has a…

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  • Scrimshaw depicting a black Union soldier

    Sperm whale tooth of ivory with scrimshaw design of young man wearing cap and with thumb in belt.

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  • Portrait of William Wells

    Full color watercolor on paper of a white man in a military uniform consisting of a black jacket with white buttons and high red collar with white piping, in addition to a white epaullete on the left…

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  • Saluda Guards Regimental banner

    White silk with painted design on both sides; obverse: green palm leaf with seven gold stars; within wreath in black "Guard This -/ till our Country's free,/ Guard it-/ and God will proper thee."; und…

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  • South Carolina militia flag

    Dark blue taffeta with painted designs on both sides; obverse: green and brown palmetto tree with red bow around trunk; bow carries two oval shields - one a white palmetto on light blue ground, the ot…

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  • Civil War drum used by the 9th Vermont Regiment, U.S. Infantry

    Civil War drum (inside wood crate); Drum with blue panel on which is painted United States Seal. On red ribbon in eagle's beak reads "9th REGt U.S. INFANTRY" Red band around top and bottom of drum. Pa…

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  • Confederate militia flag of the Saluda Sentinels

    Dark blue flag with embroidered designs on both sides. One side is a brown and green palmetto tree, encircled by two gold lines. Within these lines are the words "SOUTH" at the top and "CAROLINA" at t…

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  • Militia flag of Wee Tee Volunteers, Company C, 25th South Carolina infantry

    Confederate; dark blue silk with gold embroidery designs on both sides; front: palmetto tree with quarter moon above; "Deus Vobiscum" across lower half; reverse: anchor; "Wee Tee Volunteers" above and…

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