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Name Battle of Seven Pines / Fair Oaks

Associated Records

Orders, Military - CML-JL.1

Head Quarters, Longstreet's Division, General Orders, No. 10, June 2, 1862 Physical Appearance: June 2, 1862 - Head Quarters Longstreet's Division, General Orders, No. 10} - Congratulates Major General Daniel Harvey Hill's troops for their "handsome" conduct at the battle at Seven Pines. Regretfully notes the few regiments who abandoned their ranks to plunder. Directs that those troops, with the except of the few regiments that plundered, inscribe "Seven Pines" on their regimental banners. Notes that the 14th Virginia Infantry in Major General Huger's division may inscribe "Seven Pines" on its banner as well. By command of Major General James Longstreet. (Signed) G. M. Sorrel, A[ssistant

Orders, Military - CML-JL.2

Head Quarters, Longstreet's Division, General Orders, No. 18, June 2, 1862 Physical Appearance: June 2, 1862 - Head Quarters Longstreet's Division, General Orders, No. 18} - Congratulates Major General Daniel Harvey Hill's troops for their "handsome" conduct at the battle at Seven Pines. Regretfully notes the few regiments who abandoned their ranks to plunder. Directs that those troops, with the except of the few regiments that plundered, inscribe "Seven Pines" on their regimental banners. Notes that the 23rd Virginia Infantry in Brigadier General Armistead's brigade, Major General Huger's division may inscribe "Seven Pines" on its banner as well. By command of Major General James Long

REMINISCENCE - CML-RHC.10

Robert H. Chilton Papers: Notes on Battles in Chilton's Writing, [n. d.] Physical Appearance: [n. d.] - Written notes on Battle of Seven Pines, Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg in Chilton's hand. Six and one-quarter pages. He wrote some of the notes on stationery, "Office of Columbus Manufacturing Co." A photostat copy of the stationery page only is located in a separate folder.

Photocopy - FIC2015.00301

Photocopy of the printed Joint Resolution of thanks by the Confederate Congress , to Cullen A. Battle, approved April 6th 1864; center of paper has image of Cullen A. Battle, over Battle Flag of the Army of Northern Virginia;

Photocopy - FIC2015.00302

Photocopy of the printed Joint Resolution of thanks by the Confederate Congress , to Cullen A. Battle, approved April 6th 1864; center of paper has image of Cullen A. Battle, over Battle Flag of the Army of Northern Virginia;

Broadside - FIC2015.00311

One broadside, adhered to brown paper backing; Perhaps Pickett's Brigade; listing regiments, companies and the battles in which they fought; 28" x 18"

Letter - FIC2017.00628

Letter: [Mrs. C.?] Bridges to Unidentified Recipient, [n.d.] Regarding the burial place of husband Frances G. Bridges, a member of the Gloucester Artillery who "was killed in the battle at Seven Pines last day of May 1862." "By allowing me my request you will confer a great favor on a poor Soldiers widow."

Bullet, Minie -

Minie ball; lead.

Souvenir -

Hair: numerous short strands of hair.

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Revolver -

Deane, Adams and Deane English double action revolver; caliber .455, 5-shot; 6.25" barrel; checkered walnut grip; #2035. Bullet stuck in forcing cone.

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Pouch, Cap -

U.S. Model 1850 cap pouch: black leather with double flaps; sheepskin lining missing; brass finial; two belt loops secured with copper rivets.

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Pouch, Cap -

U.S. Model 1850 cap pouch: black leather with double flap, interior flap stamped "JEWELL / MAKER / HARTFORD"; sheepskin lining missing; brass finial; two belt loops sewn to back; red and white thread tied to belt loops.

COIN -

The coin is a Spanish American two real, worth a quarter dollar. The coin consists of silver, with an almost illegible inscription in many places. The obverse is marked "1776 GRATIA" and has a profile face. The reverse has a crowned coat-of-arms with a Latin inscription.

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Fragment -

Pattern: N/A, flag fragment; red and white wool bunting. Believed portion of First National flag. Stars: None. Border: None. Attachment: None. Unit Designation: None. Battle Honors: None.

RELICS -

Four (4) relics. A-blanket pin. B-three (3) bullets. C-buttons. D-unidentified piece of metal.

SHELL -

Nose-piece of Hotchkiss shell.

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Bit, Bridle -

Iron curb bit. Relic condition (mouth piece and portion of branches remain).

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Coat, Frock -

Uniform frock coat: double breasted, with seven buttons in each row, cadet gray wool kersey with buff wool broadcloth facings and piping, dark green wool and silk lining in body, white cotton sheeting lining in sleeves; embroidered gold general's collar insignia, gold sleeve braid, Federal staff buttons with backmarks, "EXTRA/QUALITY" and "SUPERIOR QUALITY."

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SWORD -

Model 1860 U. S. Light Cavalry Saber: single-edged, curved blade with rounded back and rudimentary false edge and two fullers; ricasso stamped "US / ADK / 1863" on obverse, "Ames Mfg Co / Chicopee / Mass" on reverse; brass hilt with a knuckle bow and two branches flowing from an oval guard and terminating at the pommel; wood grip with swell in the center covered in leather and wound in twisted brass wire. Metal scabbard (.79a) with two suspension rings and large drag, spring swivel hook attached to upper ring.

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Scabbard, Sword -

Metal scabbard with two suspension rings and large drag, spring swivel hook attached to upper ring. For sword (.79).