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"Piece of rope that hung John Brown"

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8" length of rope with accompanying tag written by James Risque Hutter which states: Piece of the rope that hung John Brown at Charlestown, Va. 1859. Cut by J. Risque Hutter in command of a detachment of Cadets from the Virginia Mil. Institute…

11th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Company H, muster roll, 1861 November 1

Muster roll, 1 November 1861, for the 11th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Company H. The roll includes name, rank,
and notes on soldiers that were killed or wounded in action.

7th United States Army Infantry Regiment muster roll, 1852 June

Muster roll, April-June 1852, for Brevet Major Robert S. Garnett's Company A, 7th United States Army Infantry
Regiment. The muster roll includes names, place and date of enlistment, and remarks on duty.

A.C. Smith records, 1864-1865

Records, 1864-1865, including receipts, requisitions, and vouchers for medical and hospital supplies received by A.C. Smith, surgeon in charge of Way Hospital in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Adeline L. Hutter journal, 1859-1864

Journal, 1859-1864, including autographs, poems, and diary entries of Adeline Lawrence Hutter of "Sandusky," Lynchburg, Virginia. The bulk of the journal includes autographs and poems, with some diary entries noting visits to family and friends, news…

AHR to Brother and Sister- July 3, 1854- sent from Easton Pennsylvania

Easton July 3, /54
My ever dear brother & sister
I received your welcome letters yesterday and as I feel very good natured and very I meant this morning I though I would at once sit down to answer them, When I last wrote you my dear brother there…

Ambrotype, 1859, 2nd Capt. James Risque Hutter (1841-1923), 1st Capt. W. H. Morgan, 1st Lt. J. H. Morrison

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Half plate ambrotype of three VMI (Virginia Military Institute) cadets taken in 1859. James Risque Hutter (1841-1923) is seated bottom right. Hutter was class of 1860, later he served as an officer in the 11th Virginia Infantry, C.S.A.Written behind…

Article, "Local Men Made Foremen"

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J. Risque Hutter and Mr. Basil G. Costas were promoted to supervisory positions at the General Electric Company's Rectifier Department. They were the first local employees to do so.

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

Blank requisition form, forage for horses, Confederate States Army

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The blank form was found among a cache of Hutter family letters and documents..