CIVIL WAR ENDS - April 9, 1865*** http://www.amazon.com/TALES-WEST-BARBERS-SAN-JOAQUIN-ebook/dp/B00PF6SIW6/
Tiger tank - panzer
Sig Sauer P226 MK25 9mm 15rd
69th New York volunteer Infantry, commonly know as The Irish Brigade, fighting at Antietam, the single bloodiest day in US history.
Fort McKeen, infantry post, was established in June, 1872. Fort McKeen was named in the tradition of the day, that is, named in honor of someone really important in the military or politics. This particular fort was named to commemorate Colonel H. Boyd McKeen who led the 81st Pennsylvania Volunteers. Colonel McKeen lost his life at the Battle of Cold Harbor in the Civil War.
Flora Sands - the only British woman to serve as a soldier in WWI (fought with Serbian army).
Flag of the 12th Georgia Infantry Regiment, 1861, Gift of the Muscogee County School District, 2005.22.1, This flag, carried at the Battle of Antietam, features names of color bearers killed in action. The regiment included several companies from the Columbus area.
Otto and Anne Frank at the wedding of Jan & Miep Gies.
Confederate Officer's Kepi. Four rows of Soutache braid on sides and top indicate General rank. Buff band for Staff. c.1861
One of the most striking features in Ventress is the large, stained glass window commemorating the University Grays, a Confederate unit from the Civil War era. The unit was made up entirely by Ole Miss students — none of whom ever returned from the Battle of Gettysburg. The 100% casualty rate gives a chilling spin to the picturesque building. The hauntingly beautiful glass window depicts Confederate Grays heading off to the war, memorializing the young lives lost in the Confederate war…
Battle Flag of the 18th Virginia Infantry Regt. At Gettysburg the 18th was part of Garnett's Brigade of Pickett's Division. On July 3,1863 the Brigade advanced with the Pickett-Pettigrew-Trimble charge. Two color bearers were shot during the advance. Lt. Col. Henry A. Harrington, commanding the 18th, picked up the colors and carried them to the Federal line. He was shot down in front of the stone wall, and the colors were captured by Lt. Charles F. Hunt of the 59th New York Infantry.
Lookout Mtn History
Battle flag of the 5th Florida Infantry Regiment. The 5th Florida Infantry Regiment served in E.A. Perry's Florida Brigade alongside the 2nd and 8th Florida. Perry's Brigade served under Anderson’s Division of Longstreet’s First Corps, of the Army of Northern Virginia.