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Speech, 1885, Grand Army of the Republic

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Handwritten speech delivered by Jacob M. Hunter a Civil War Veteran of the 50th New York Engineers. Hunter enlisted on 3 February 1864 in Company K, 50th NY Engineers at the age of 19 years. Mustered out on 13 June 1865 at Fort Barry,…

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…

Letter, 19 May 1901, Albert N Seip to James Risque Hutter (1841-1923)

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Letter from Albert N. Seip, former Union officer in the 2nd Pennsylvania Cavalry to James Risque Hutter. Seip recounts his meeting Hutter as he helped escort him and 2,500 other Confederate prisoners captured at the Battle of Gettysburg. He mentions…