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    • Cane with concealed sword

    • Daggers & swords; Ellison, Joseph--Relics; Ellison, William P.--Relics; Arms & armament; Secrecy; Staffs (Sticks)
    • Walking stick with a small sword hidden in the handle, once owned by Joseph and William P. Ellison, two of the founders of the Comus & Pickwick clubs.
    • Medal

    • Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850--Relics; Mexican War, 1846-1848--Medals
    • Bronze medal, awarded by Congress to General Zachary Taylor, commemorative of his service in the Mexican War. 
    • Military uniform jacket

    • Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958--Relics; Military uniforms--United States--1940-1950; Clothing & dress; World War, 1939-1945--Medals
    • Military uniform jacket worn by General Claire Chennault.
    • Silk banner

    • Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958--Relics; 14th Air Force Association (U.S.). Flying Tigers; Flags--United States
    • Banner features Chinese characters. Banner honors Chennault's Flying Tigers.
    • Walking stick

    • Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893--Relics; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Staffs (Sticks); Flagpoles; Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861
    • Walking stick owned by General P. G. T. Beauregard, made from a captured Union flagstaff from the First Battle of Manassas, inscribed "Battle of Manasas Plains, To General Beauregard from S.C." 
    • Colt pistol

    • Colt firearms; Taylor, Richard, 1826-1879--Relics; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment & supplies; Handguns--United States
    • This Colt pistol belonged to General Richard Taylor, C. S. A.
    • Sombrero

    • Mexican War, 1846-1848--Equipment & supplies; Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850--Relics; Hats; Sombreros
    • Sombrero used by General Zachary Taylor during the Mexican War. 
    • Confederate uniform jacket

    • Military uniforms--Confederate--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Clothing & dress; Kirby-Smith, Edmund, 1824-1893--Relics
    • Blue uniform jacket worn by General Edmund Kirby Smith, C. S. A. during the Civil War.
    • Officers presentation sword

    • Evans, George De Lacy, Sir, 1787-1870--Relics; Generals--British; New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815--Equipment & supplies; Daggers & swords; Arms & armament
    • This sword was awarded to British officer George deLacy Evans for his service in the Battle of Lake Borgne, and presumably carried by Evans in the Battle of New Orleans.
    • Officer's presentation sword

    • Daggers & swords; Arms & armament; Haughery, Margaret; Augur, Christopher C.--Relics; Generals--American--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union
    • This sword with case was presented to General Christopher C. Augur by Margaret Haughery. Augur was a Union commander who was second in command under Gen. Banks at the Battle of Port Hudson. Later he commanded the Department of the Gulf, stationed...
    • Louis Moreau Gottschalk's glove

    • Gottschalk, Louis Moreau, 1829-1869--Relics; Gloves
    • Men's gloves today are used for practical applications (keeping hands warm or protected while working) but in the 19th century were a common accessory for a well-dressed man. This example, owned by Louis Moreau Gottschalk, because of its light...
    • Officer's presentation sword

    • Daggers & swords; McGloin, Frank, 1846-1921--Relics; Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • Sword presented to Lt. Colonel Frank McGloin by members of the Stonewall Battalion.
    • Louis Moreau Gottschalk's pen

    • Gottschalk, Louis Moreau, 1829-1869--Relics; Pens; Pencils
    • This gold plate and agate writing implement could serve as both pen and pencil, depending on the deployment of mechanism. Though made of precious and semi-precious materials, the pen component (activated by sliding the lower "knuckle" downward)...
    • Sword

    • Arms & armament; Mexican War, 1846-1848--Equipment & supplies; Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850--Relics; Daggers & swords
    • Sword used by General Zachary Taylor during the Mexican War.
    • Bronze medal

    • Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850--Relics; Mexican War, 1846-1848--Medals
    • Bronze medal, awarded by Congress to General Zachary Taylor, commemorative of his service in the Mexican War. 
    • Victory weapons/Hitler's silver

    • World War, 1939-1945; Arms & armament; Children; Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945--Relics
    • Newspaper photograph and caption:"This 81 mm. mortar is one of the many thrilling exhibits on the Army Ground Forces Victory train which will be here Tuesday at the Missouri Pacific passenger station siding. The public will be admitted to the...
    • The Beauregard Flag

    • Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893--Relics; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Flags--United States
    • A prototype of the Confederate battle flag, 1 of 3, made by Jennie Cary in Richmond, VA and presented to P. G. T. Beauregard. 

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