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Name Army of Northern Virginia

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LETTER, ORIGINAL - CML-WBT.3a-z

William Booth Taliaferro Papers: Correspondence, 1863 Physical Appearance: This folder of the William Booth Taliaferro Papers contains the following correspondence from 1863: a) January 1, 1863 - W[illia]m B[ooth] Taliaferro,, Br[igadier] Gen[eral] com[man]d[in]g, at Head Quarters Jackson's Div[ision], to Honorable James A. Seddon, Sec[retar]y of War, recommendation of Maj[or] H. P. Jones for promotion to Chief of Artillery in Jackson's Division. b) January 7, 1863 - W[illia]m B[ooth] Taliaferro, Brig[adier] Gen[era]l, com[man]d[in]g Division, at Head Quarters Jackson's Division, Camp near Morse Neck, [Virginia] to Honorable James A. Seddon, Sec[retar]y of War, recommends Lt. J[am

ORDERS, MILITARY - REL-153

General Order No. 9, April 10, 1865 Physical Appearance: A faded copy of General Orders, No. 9, dated April 10, 1865 on blue paper. Contains Lee's Farewell Address to the Army of Northern Virginia. Text in this copy handwritten by H. H. Perry, who obtained Lee's signature at the bottom. 1 page. On reverse, note from Perry, The signature on the within last order to the Army of N. Va. Was made by Gen. Lee on the famous field of Appomattox at my request. Tears were in his eyes at the time he wrote his name. -Signed- H. H. Perry." Dimensions: [H]9.9375" [W]7.75"

ORDERS, MILITARY - REL-154

General Order No. 9, April 10, 1865 Physical Appearance: The document is a copy of General Orders No. 9, dated April 10, 1865, on manila paper. The orders contain Lee's Farewell Address to the Army of Northern Virginia. This copy is signed by Lee. The document is also countersigned, City Point.

Image of Coat, Frock

Coat, Frock -

Uniform frock coat: double breasted, 9 buttons in each row in groups of three, steel gray wool cloth with buff wool broadcloth piping, no facings, black wool and silk lining in body, unbleached cotton sheeting lining in sleeves, embroidered gold general's insignia backed in buff wool broadcloth on collar, gold sleeve braid, and Confederate staff buttons. The buttons have backmarks, "HT&B / MANCHESTER" and "EXTRA RICH."

Image of Belt, Sword

Belt, Sword -

Belt of black leather with gold thread trim. Rectangular belt plate (a) of gilded brass with applied silver wreath and Army of Tennessee pattern Confederate battle flag.

Image of SWORD

SWORD -

French Pattern 1822 (Model 1860 U. S.) Officers Light Cavalry Saber: single-edged, curved blade with rounded back and rudimentary false edge and two fullers; brass hilt with a knuckle bow and two branches, decorated with a floral scroll at the distal ends of both branches, flowing from an oval guard and terminating at the pommel, decorated with leaves along its forward edge; forward end of guard decorated with fan-shaped floral spray; wood grip with swell in the center covered in shagreen and wound in twisted brass wire. Metal scabbard (.5a) with two suspension rings and large drag.

Image of Scabbard, Sword

Scabbard, Sword -

Metal scabbard with two suspension rings and large drag. For sword (.5).

Image of OVERCOAT

OVERCOAT -

Uniform Overcoat: double-breasted with seven buttons in each row, cadet gray wool kersey with no facings or piping, red flannel lining in body and sleeves, and two slanted exterior pockets at waist. Confederate Staff buttons on the front with backmark, "W. DOWLER / SUPERIOR QUALITY." Cape cuff-size attachment buttons with backmarks, "W. DOWLER / SUPERIOR," "RIVET'D & / SOLDER'D," AND "EXTRA / RICH."

Image of Coat, Frock

Coat, Frock -

Uniform frock coat: double breasted, 9 buttons in each row in groups of three, steel gray wool cloth with buff wool broadcloth piping, no facings, black wool and silk lining in body, unbleached cotton sheating lining in sleeves, embroidered gold general's insignia backed in buff wool broadcloth on collar, gold sleeve braid, and Federal staff buttons with backmark: "EXTRA / QUALITY."

Image of Coat, Frock

Coat, Frock -

Uniform frock coat: double breasted, 9 buttons in each row in groups of three, steel gray wool cloth with buff wool broadcloth piping, no facings, light brown wool and silk lining in body, unbleached cotton sheating lining in sleeves, embroidered gold general's insignia backed in buff wool broadcloth on collar, gold sleeve braid, Confederate staff buttons with backmark, "RIVET'D & SOLDER'D."

Image of SASH

SASH -

Sash of yellow silk with yellow twisted thread fringe tassels at each end.

Image of SWORD

SWORD -

Non-regulation Militia Officer's Sword; straight single edged blade, single broad fuller, etched with floral sprays and military trophies, first 1/3 of blade blued and gilded, engraved "P.D.L"; gilded brass hilt, guard cast with U.S. eagle, quillon terminates in an eagles head, baroque knuckle bow with lions head medallion; helmet pommel, mother of pearl grip. Leather scabbard (.39a) with brass mounts with frog stud.

Scabbard, Sword -

Leather scabbard with brass mounts with frog stud. For sword (.39).

Image of Revolver

Revolver -

Colt Model 1860 Army revolver (believed type I), .44 Cal. 6 shot, 7.5" barrel, one piece walnut grip; fluted cylinder; serial number 2252. Inscribed on the backstrap: "To Gen. J. E. Johnston, U.S.A. from Col. Colt."

Image of Carte-de-Visite - Robert E. Lee

Carte-de-Visite - Robert E. Lee

b/w picture of R.E. Lee, ca. 1850 in Captain of Engineers uniform

Image of Carte-de-Visite - Robert E. Lee

Carte-de-Visite - Robert E. Lee

b/w picture of R.E. Lee, ca. 1850 in Captain of Engineers uniform

Image of Carte-de-Visite - John B. G. O'Neill

Carte-de-Visite - John B. G. O'Neill

Cdv studio bust portrait of a man, turned slightly to viewer's right; hair combed back; cleanshaven; wearing double-breasted uniform coat, buttoned, with insignia at collar and a [flag?] lapel pin on chest; handwritten on obverse, "Capt John O'Neill 2d Fla Regt"; handwritten on reverse, "Capt J. B. G. O'Neill 2nd Fla. Regt. Perry's Brigade A. N. V."; printed on reverse, "A. J. Riddle's Photographic Gallery of Art No. 151 Main Street, Richmond, VA."

Image of Carte-de-Visite - John Brown Gordon

Carte-de-Visite - John Brown Gordon

Cdv studio profile portrait of a man, with applied color, seated, from waist up,facing viewer's right; tinted buttons, collar insignia, rosy cheeks, hair and beard; man wears a Confederate General's jacket, with insignia visible at collar; hair combed back, beard; back of chair visible to sitter's back; handwritten on obverse, "J. B. Gordon;" printed on reverse, ""Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, Broadway & Tenth Street, New York. & 352 Pennsylvania Av., Washington, D. C."

Image of Carte-de-Visite - Wade Hampton

Carte-de-Visite - Wade Hampton

Cdv studio portratit of a man, seated, from waist up, in uniform, looking to right; the man has a full beard and moustache; subject wears a double-breased uniform jacket, buttoned to the top; collar insignia obscured by beard; shoulder boards visible; applied color to cheeks; handwritten on obverse, "3;" handwritten on reverse, "Wade Hampton;" printed on reverse, "Published by E. & H. T. Anthony, 501 Broadway, New York, Manufacturers of the best Photographic Albums;"

Image of Carte-de-Visite - Joseph Eggleston Johnston

Carte-de-Visite - Joseph Eggleston Johnston

Cdv studio bust portrait of a man, shoulders facing forward, looking at camera; receeding hairline, goatee, moustache; wearing double-breasted [U.S.?] uniform frock coat, buttoned, with epaulettes, standing collar; handwritten on reverse, "Joe Johnston"; printed on reverse, "Published by E. Anthony, 501 Boradway, N. Y."