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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,…

Ribbon, Confederate Reunion, Charleston, South Carolina

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Reunion ribbon from a Confederate Veterans' reunion in Charleston, South Carolina May 1899 belonging to Captain Richard Henry Toler Adams (1839-1900).

Adams was born in Lynchburg on 6 Nov 1839. Merchant in Richmond. Telegraph duty with Porter…

Ribbon, Confederate Reunion, New Market Veterans

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Reunion ribbon for VMI (Virginia Military Institute) veterans of the Battle of New Market, 15 May 1864. Missing its badge/pin

Ribbon originated from 2004 auction in Blacksburg, Virginia of the estate of Clara Chrisman Langhorne. Ribbon relieved to…

Southern Cross of Honor, Arthur Cummings Davis (1848-1927)

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Southern Cross of Honor belonging to Arthur Cummings Davis of Virginia

Southern Cross of Honor was a commemorative medal established in 1899 by the United Daughters of the Confederacy to honor Confederate Veterans.

Per Virginia Regimental…

Portrait, miniature locket painting of George Christian Hutter (1793-1879) in uniform

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Miniature locket painting of George Christian Hutter as an officer in the 6th United States Infantry. Housed in velvet lined case.

From the book "Record of the Family and Descendants of Colonel Christian Jacob Hutter of Easton, Penn’a –…

Letter, "memorandum of my effects," 28 December 1836, George Christian Hutter (1793-1879) to Harriet James Risque Hutter (1806-1898)

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Memorandum written by George Christian Hutter to wife Harriet detailing his possessions , debts, and overall worth. This was written shortly after Hutter of the 6th US Infantry was detailed to leave Jefferson Barracks to go to Florida and actively…

Letter, 12 April 1865, James Risque Hutter (1841-1923) to Ferdinand Charles Hutter (1831-1885)

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James Risque Hutter writes to his older brother "Charlie" about General Lee’s surrender and wishes to hear his views on the subject. He shares that a pardon was extended to General Lee and the army, but only to those who had been captured prior to…

Letter, 7 April 1865, M. M. Ferguson to James Risque Hutter (1841-1923)

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M. M. Ferguson writes to James Risque Hutter and discusses the good news of his release as a prisoner of war. She talks about having her photograph taken and promises she will look her prettiest. She advises Hutter to marry as soon as possible,…

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…

Photograph and piece of muffler, General Thomas J. Jackson (1824-1863)

Piece of a silk muffler (scarf) worn by Stonewall Jackson during the winter of 1862-63 attached to a cabinet card photograph of Jackson.

Several of these are extant. They were donated by Anna Jackson (Jackson's wife) as a means to raise funds for…