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South Carolina secession cockade. Red folded ribbon and palmetto sewn onto paper with a SC button. SC Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum.

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Masonic_Hat_Cockade_1840s

Masonic_Hat_Cockade_1840s

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Victorian Spangled Silk “Jenny Lind” Palmette Ladies' Fan

Victorian Spangled Silk “Jenny Lind” Palmette Ladies’ Fan

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Miser's purse, knitted silk with gilt metal beading, rings and ornaments, early 19th century, French.

"Miser's" purse

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1840–59, silk

Apron | American

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Confederate Soldiers Marching 1863 - Authentic American Civil War Footage.

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Double-sided Victorian Miser Bag. Google Victorian Miser Purses for more info. Barbara Jones Collection

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The actual raincoat that General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was wearing when he was mistakenly shot by his own men in Chancellorsville, VA.

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Cornelia Hancock, Civil War Nurse, wearing medals soldiers gave her for "ministrations of mercy." http://www.amazon.com/Soldiers-Friend-Cornelia-Hancock-ebook/dp/B005DT9SQ0/ref=la_B003P9L25K_1_7?ie=UTF8=1365602025=1-7

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Samuel Rush "Sam" Watkins - Civil War Confederate Soldier, Historian. He served as a Private in Company H, 1st Tennessee Infantry, CSA, during the Civil War, fighting in most of the large battles of the Western Theater. He was famous as the author of "Co. Aytch," his memoirs published in 1882. This book has become one of the most popular of Confederate soldier reminiscences.

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Confederate cemetery at Carnton Plantation - soldiers were buried and reburied there by the McGavock family after the Battle of Franklin.

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Civil War "Housewife." Probably began life in the possession of a Union soldier. "Picked up on the battlefield during the Battle of the Seven Days 1862 by....John W. Burgess Baltimore Light Artillery Stuart's Cavalry Confederate Army Civil War 1861 - 1863 was at Battle of Gettysburg and 7 Days Battle near Richmond and many others." Also stenciled on the underside of the wool needle pad, in the kit is "R. C. Harris O.", doubtless the original owner from Ohio.

57367: Civil War Housewife With History : Lot 57367

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Ballgown ca. 1860 -- love the pattern for the trim!

Stitches Of The Past

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Portrait of Mademoiselle Mathilde de Nédonchel | Alexis Joseph Pérignon (1869)

The British Antique Dealers' Association : Portrait of Mademoiselle Mathilde de Nédonchel by ALEXIS JOSEPH PERIGNON

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Carpetbag

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Two Linen Beach Bags, 1870-1880s

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Facts and figures about the Battle of Gettysburg, the bloodiest of the Civil War. This July 1-3 is the 150th anniversary of the battle. Click for more at-a-glance information on Civil War events and battles from Family Tree Magazine.

Civil War at A Glance - Family Tree Magazine

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In the Swan's Shadow: Cased memorial rosette, 1861-65

In the Swan's Shadow: Cased memorial rosette, 1861-65

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Apron, mid-19th century. Culture : American. www.metmuseum.org

Apron | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Mid 19th century, American or European silk apron. Metropolitan Museum of Art

Apron | American or European

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Apron

Search the Collection | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Apron, 1850-60, silk

Apron | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Les Petites Mains, histoire de mode enfantine: La vêture des Enfants trouvés (3) – Au XVIIIe siècle, le coton et l'arrivée des indiennes

Les Petites Mains, histoire de mode enfantine: La vêture des Enfants trouvés (3) – Au XVIIIe siècle, le coton et l'arrivée des indiennes

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Philander B. Wright, Company C, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, Iron Brigade, wore this hat on the morning of July 1, 1863, while carrying the National Colors during the charge against the Confederate forces on McPherson Ridge. As he advanced, two bullets punched through his hat, another splintered his flagstaff, and a final bullet slammed into his leg, knocking him to the ground

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Boy’s outfit, pink and red calico shirt attached to plaid tan blue and gray patterned pants, hand-sewn, cotton and wooden buttons, circa 1840.

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