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REPORT - 1945.007

William Booth Taliaferro Papers: Morning Reports, 1861 Physical Appearance: This folder of the William Booth Taliaferro Papers contains the following Morning Reports made from 1861 through 1863: November 20, 1861 - Morning Report of [the] Fifth Brigade, Army of North West Commanded by Col[onel] W[illia]m B[ooth] Taliaferro - stationed at Greenbrier River - statistics for 23rd Virginia Infantry, 25th Virginia Infantry, 37th Virginia Infantry, 44th Virginia Infantry, Capt[ain] Rice's Battery, & Capt[ain] Anderson's Battery - signed by W[illiam] B[arret] Pendleton, [Lieutenant &] A[cting] A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral], and W[illia]m B[ooth] Taliaferro, Col[onel] 23rd V[irgini]a R[e]g[imen

List - FIC2015.00298

List: Governors of States Wholly Continued 5 names listed; some biographical information noted in colum 21" x 16" List is one of 5 ledger-sized sheets

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

REPORT - CML-WBT.8b-l

William Booth Taliaferro Papers: Morning Reports, 1861-1863 Physical Appearance: This folder of the William Booth Taliaferro Papers contains the following Morning Reports made from 1861 through 1863: b) August 13 & 14, 1862 - Morning Reports of 3rd Brigade (1st Division) Army of the Valley, Commanded by J[ames] W. Jackson, Col[onel] 3rd Brigade, signed by W[illiam] G. Coleman, A[cting] A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral] and J[ames] W. Jackson, Col[onel] Commanding, 3rd Brigade (August 13) or Alex[ander] G[alt] Taliaferro, Col[onel] Com[mandin]g 3rd Brigade (August 14) - stationed at McGruder's Farm - statistics for both days for the 10th V[irgini]a Vol[unteer]s, 23rd V[irgini]a Vol[unte

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 Shield, Decorative

Shield, Decorative -

The decorative shield is a small and roughly framed copy of the Virginia State seal. It is probably made of sun-dried clay with several breaks and repairs across the piece. An inscription on the front reads, "SIC SEMPER / TYRANNIS", and is positioned around the Virginia State seal in the center; three eight-pointed stars extend across the top of the shield, one in each point of the shield, beneath which extends a row of eight six-pointed stars. An inscription on the back reads, "Co A 11th R V V / From the / Entrenchments / of / Camp Pickens / July 4, 1861 / G. W. Sewell", surrounded by a perimeter of three lines.

Image of Belt, Sword

Belt, Sword -

Brown leather sword belt with two sword slings, leather keeper, and brass hardware. It is missing its front buckle. Inside of belt has "J.C.S." written on the leather.

Image of Canteen

Canteen -

Tin drum canteen with stopper and leather strap. A hand-carved wooden stopper is attached with rope. It has a cotton/wool blend cover that was originally gray. Leather strap attached to canteen body with three tin loops and has a metal buckle.

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Box, Cartridge -

Medium-sized brown leather cartridge box. It has a shield-shaped edge on its front flap, and leather loops on back for attachment to a belt. It has a brass finial clasp on the bottom edge and a leather strap for closure. Box is missing its insert.

Image of Trunk

Trunk -

A pine trunk (a) with lid (b). Held together with square-headed cut nails. Trunk was stained to be a dark brown, but has darkened further on the top with age. Its latch is an iron "L" pivoting on a loop on the lid, and slides over a loop on the body, with room for a padlock. There are two interior compartments, one large and one small. Two geometric daisy-like circles are carved into the top of the lid.

Image of Trunk, Lid

Trunk, Lid -

The lid (b) to a pine trunk (a). Trunk was stained to be a dark brown, but has darkened further on the top with age. Its latch is an iron "L" pivoting on a loop on the lid, and slides over a loop on the body, with room for a padlock. Two geometric daisy-like circles are carved into the top of the lid.

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Hat, Slouch -

Slouch hat, of brown wool. Originally dark brown, now a light greenish brown. Has a matching brown twisted cord as a hatband, with self tassels, and an ornamental knot covering the joint. Knot is made of a different twisted cord. Silk ribbon binding on the brim edge. Inside is a leather sweatband, with a layer of waterproofed canvas lining inside it. On the sweatband, there is an illegible rectangular maker's mark.

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Jacket, Shell -

Shell jacket with 9-button single breasted cut and a stand-up collar. Buttons are federal eagle "R" type. Outer fabric is a wool cotton blend in a woven twill, with blue warp and grey weft; was originally cadet grey. Inner fabric is a homespun checked twill. Self facing, with an interfacing of white cotton batting. Sleeve lining is a white plainweave cotton. Cut is a six piece body, with two piece sleeves. The sleeves have a slightly gathered cap.

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Tin, Mess -

Body of a mess tin in a half-circle shape; with lid (.8b) and cover (.8c). Container has a steel wire handle. Tin was painted gray, and much of the metal now shows through. The tin has a removable inner compartment with a flip-out wire handle, but the piece is stuck fast.

Image of Tin, Mess

Tin, Mess -

Lid of a mess tin in a half-circle shape (body is .8a and cover is.8c). Tin was formerly painted gray.

Image of Cover, Mess Tin

Cover, Mess Tin -

Cover to a mess tin (body is .8a and lid is.8b). Made of black waterproofed canvas, with two leather closure tabs.

Image of Holster

Holster -

Brown leather holster for a revolver. It has a brass finial closure, and copper rivets to attach the belt loop.

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Belt, Money -

White cotton money belt with two compartments and a tin buckle. Has four white porcelain or glass buttons to close its flap. Belt is signed "D Speck" in brown ink.

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Overcoat -

Double breasted overcoat. Originally had five New York state buttons on each side, currently has four on left and three on right; and four other brass buttons on the back skirt. Buttons may not be original. Cloth is a felted blend with a cotton warp and a wool weft. It was originally grey, but has faded to a tan. Lining of skirt and back of bodice is a different wool/cotton blend, and is possibly homespun. The lining of the sleeves is beige and twill woven linen or cotton. The coat has interfacing on both breast sides of the same fabric as the outer. It has no piping or other decorations. There are two flap pockets on either hip, two interior welted pockets on either breast, and two false fl

Image of Pen, Quill

Pen, Quill -

Handmade rudimentary quill pen made of two cut pieces of quill slid one inside another to form a nib and a stem.