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Civil War museum treasures

Kenneth D. Alford

Civil War museum treasures

outstanding artifacts and the stories behind them

by Kenneth D. Alford

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Museums -- United States -- Guidebooks,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Museums -- Guidebooks,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 219) and index.

    StatementKenneth D. Alford.
    GenreGuidebooks.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE646 .A44 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16717952M
    ISBN 109780786431861
    LC Control Number2007048913
    OCLC/WorldCa183926386

    Civil War. The stories of the Civil War will unfold as you view the weapons and uniforms, and immerse yourself in a reconstruction of a military campsite. Look closely for the breastplate with a bullet through it, the cigar said to have been given as a gift by General Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, and instruments used by military musicians.   Or as Pagès puts it, a museum dedicated to the country’s darkest hours can help to safeguard its future: “The civil war was the most important event in the history of 20th-century Spain.

    Search books and authors. Published: 3 March ISBN: Imprint: Archipelago Format: Paperback Pages: RRP: $ Categories. Treasures of the Nation Web Catalog CLEARINGHOUSE >> IMAGE REQUESTS >> TREASURED LANDSCAPES BOOK ORDER >> VIRTUAL MUSEUM EXHIBITS: AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Gettysburg: Civil War Collections Robert E. Lee: Arlington House Symbols of Battle: Civil War Flags Vicksburg Siege and U.S.S. Cairo.

    The 17th-century book repository was demolished the first time in August of in the early stages of World War I by the German Army, who set fire to the town of Leuven.   The National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, PA, a treasure for history buffs just 50 minutes from Gettysburg National Park, continues to delight residents and visitors alike. The beautiful museum sits just outside of Harrisburg on top of Allison Hill in Reservoir Park with a degree view of the Susquehanna Valley and the surrounding Blue Mountains.


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