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Commemorative medal, Battle of Lynchburg

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Ribbon and medal commemorating the Battle of Lynchburg, June 1864 and the Lynchburg Prisoner of War camp for captured Union soldiers.

Photograph, Harry Baxter King, Company E, 34th Massachusetts Infantry

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arte De Visite, "visiting card," aka CDV format photograph of Harry Baxter King, aka Henry Baxter King, aka Baxter Henry King. King was an orderly sergeant in Company E, 34th Massachusetts Infantry and was mortally wounded at the Battle of Lynchburg…

Union Artillery Shell, Battle of Lynchburg

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This three-inch artillery shell exploded in downtown Lynchburg near Seventh & Clay Streets during the June 1864 Battle of Lynchburg. Written in white paint:                         When Hunter threatened Lynchburg this fell                      …

Photograph, Charles Graham Halpine (1829-1868)

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Carte de visite (CDV) format photograph of General Charles Graham Halpine. Halpine was an Irish journalist, author, and soldier during the American Civil War. During the war he wrote under the pseudonym Miles O'Reilly.Halpin served on General David…

Photograph, Augustus T. Ward, 36th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

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Carte de Visite format photograph of Augustus T. Ward, an officer in company G, 36th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.Ward participated in the Battle of Lynchburg, 17-18 June 1864 as part of the 36th OVI which was under the command of Brigadier General George…

Photograph, Hunter the Hound, satirical political cartoon

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CDV (carte de viste) format photograph of a southern satirical political cartoon lampooning General David Hunter and his failed attempt to capture Lynchburg.Imprint of T. L. Darnell, Shepardstown, Va.Front reads:Hunter the Hound in terror cries'it's…

Letter, 18 October 1904, J.A. Macauley to Col. J. Risque Hutter

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Letter sent to J. Risque Hutter at Sandusky by J. A. Macauley thanking Hutter for his help in the disinterment and shipment the remains of Macauley's brother-in-law, James O. Mills. It is unknown where Mills had been buried, possibly at Sandusky as…

Belt Buckle, Civil War, US Army

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Belt buckle found on or near the Sandusky property by Harold Heywood Hutter in the mid 20th century. Likely a relic from the 1864 Battle of Lynchburg

Postcard, "Old Confederate Redoubt Near Lynchburg, VA. (134)"

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Late 19th Century postcard showing one of 5-6 Confederate redoubts built to protect Lynchburg during the Civil War. These are depicted on 19th century maps as squares. After the war some were given names, e.g. Fort Early, Fort McCausland, etc.