Military History

Displaying 101 - 200 of 762
Cat. # Name Description
101 1989.43.0822a Button Round, with a lion on the front "Spectemur Agendo" and on the back it says "Superior Quality".
102 1995.14.0036 Insignia, military U. S. Coastal Artillary. Two artillery shells crossing each other. In the middle of the insignia is an artillery shell set in red. Two screw-on claps on back.
103 00.34.1.6.0006 Bullet Flat; odd shape.
104 2017-19-3A Micrometer A micrometer made by Central Scientific co chicago, Illinios. The object sits in a blue cardboard box with a sticker on its front that reads "One, 72655, 0-25cm, Micrometer Caliper, Central Scientific Co". A folded piece of paper in the box contains instructions for use. 2017-19-3A (Micrometer) image
105 1989.43.0880 Box For razor blades; can hold up to 20 blades. One blade is left.
106 1984.6.0055 Insignia Non-fabric covered.
107 00.70.0104b Shell, artillery Apex b. Apex, brass.
108 00.70.0065a Sword French gras model; polished steel blade; walnut wood grips; hooked metal handguard; brass pommel; blade stamped, "M, French inscription, 1875"; guard stamped, "g - 1722, M"; pommel stamped, "24". Both sword and sheath are labeled "a". Note: Discovered a second identical sword on 4/13/2015. The sword and sheaths of both had been switched (I was able to ID this by the serial number stampings) I switched the blades back but also noticed that both blades had been given the 00.70.0065 number at different times. This needs to be researched and fixed (For now, this number will include two swords) Nathan Arndt 4/13/2015
109 1989.43.0028 Button From a WW I German officer. Has the image of a corwn on the front. The back says "HOCHFEINE QUALITAT A & S".
110 1971.41.0062 Button, military U. S. Army, with four holes and rim on top. Color: GR
111 1990.44.0018 Bullet Has 3 bands on its shank. Confederate minie ball.
112 1984.6.0214 Print, photographic Landscape photograph of village in the mountains. Village is visible to the left, with a prominent building in the middle of the image. Pathway leads into the village, with a man standing near the where the path dissappears. Mountains are visible in the background. " Mountains of France" handwritten in black ink on the back of the print. "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WST 42ND STREET, N.Y." stamped in blue ink on back of print. Hard to read text, possibly "P1253" underlined with a symbol beneath it handwritten in pencil on back of print. Print has uneven white border. World War I. Color: BK,WH 1984.6.0214 (Print, photographic) image
113 00.34.1.4.0015 Insignia For shoulder. a.
114 00.70.0105 Shell, casing Milled brass construction; rimmed base; primer on center base; base stamped, "RS L57 16 S, 65 De VI, Ln"; cylindrical. 00.70.0105 (Shell, casing) image
115 1989.43.0827 Bomb, air-to-air "Civil War hand bomb". Oval shaped and hollow. Known as a ketchum grenade after inventor. 1989.43.0827 (Bomb, air-to-air) image
116 1976.5.0001 Bullet Civil War era minnie bullet; conical lead; tri-grooved base; exterior white coating; collected from Chickamauga Battlefield, Tenn. (Battle of Chickamauga - September 19 -20, 1863).
117 1993.31.3.0002 Pants Military; dark green with black trim. Distributor's tag reading "Becker's Uniforms Name O/C Robert Hibbs, No. 18951, Date 5-14-65" attached to rear waistline, warranty label attached to rear waistline, seven belt loops.
118 1995.14.0037 Patch, military U. S. Army. Two small white triangles on front of patch surrounded by red. Green border. Makes the Roman numeral for ten.
119 00.34.1.6.0007 Bullet Mushroom shape.
120 2017-19-3B Micrometer A micrometer made by Central Scientific co Chicago, Illinios. The object sits in a blue cardboard box with a sticker on its top that reads "72655, Caliper, Micrometer, Metric, Central Scientific Company, Scientific, CENCO, Apparatus, J47, Boston, Chicago, Toront, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Montreal". A folded piece of paper inside the box contains instructions for use. A small metal adjustment tool sits along side the micrometer.  2017-19-3B (Micrometer) image
121 1989.43.0881 Pin Silver wings bar, eagle's wings with a circle and a bomb in the middle. WWII U.S.A.F. Bombardier wings.
122 00.70.0104c Shell, artillery pellets c. 12 pellets, found inside.
123 00.70.0066 Bayonet Bayonet from the Civil War. 21" in length. Metal pitted from age and wear. 00.70.0066 (Bayonet) image
124 1971.41.0063 Button, military U. S. Army, with four holes and rim on top.
125 1990.44.0019 Bullet Has 3 bands on its shank. Confederate.
126 1984.6.0216 Print, photographic Photograph depicts eleven soldiers standing in front of a train. "General Petain and General Pershing somewhere in France." typed in black ink on the back of the print. "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WEST 42ND STREET, N.Y." and " PLEASE CREDIT FRENCH-OFFICIALFROM PICTORIAL PRESS 220 WEST 42ND ST., N.Y." stamped in blue ink on back of print. "OX-29" and an illegible symbol, possible an 8, handwritten in pencil on back of print. World War I. Color: BK,WH 1984.6.0216 (Print, photographic) image
127 00.34.1.4.0016 Insignia, military World War II. a. and b.
128 00.34.1.4.0017 Insignia For shoulder. b.
129 1989.43.0831 Medal With a star in the middle and one just like it dangling from the bottom.
130 1976.5.0002 Bullet Civil War era minnie bullet; conical lead; tri-grooved base; exterior white coating; collected from Chickamauga Battlefield, Tenn. (Battle of Chickamauga - September 19-20, 1863).
131 00.34.1.6.0008 Bullet Hollowed bottom. Minie ball
132 2017-19-4 Clips A group of eight small metal clips bent at 90 degree angles. 2017-19-4 (Clips) image
133 1989.43.0882a Patch, military With a white design of eagle's wings with a circle and a bomb in the middle. a - c. WWII U.S.A.F. Bombardier patch.
134 00.34.1.2.0013a Buckle Confederate States of America Civil War Issue (1861-1865); rectangular copper plate; embossed, "C.S.A. " (Confederate States of America); 1/8" raised border on face; three prong back for attachment to leather belt; slightly curved 00.34.1.2.0013a (Buckle) image
135 00.70.0091b Shell, artillery bottom b. Bottom of Shell 
136 00.70.0068 Bayonet Two parts. a. 1875 French bayonet. b. Bayonet case. 21" in length 00.70.0068 (Bayonet) image
137 1989.43.0035 Sight Italian gun sight found south of Tunis, Tunisia. Markings include "LP.R.E, Millesimi Convenzionali, S.A. Microtecnica, Ma. 11576. 1989.43.0035 (Sight) image
138 1971.41.0064 Button, military U. S. Army, with four holes and rim on top.
139 1990.44.0020 Bullet Has a deep gash on one side as well as a divot on the other side and 3 bands on its shank.
140 1984.6.0217 Print, photographic Black and white photograph of two people, a man and a woman, in front of bombed out church. There is a large pile of fubble on the right of the image. "Mrs. Vincent Asher- in a ruined church- Aisne district." written in pencil on the back. Writing is illegible enough that the name Asher had to be assumed. "PLEASE CREDIT FRENCH-OFFICIAL FROM PICTORIAL PRESS 220 WEST 42ND ST., N.Y." and "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WEST 42ND STREET, N.Y." stamped in blue ink on back of print. Illegible text that looks like a series of letters and numbers and a symbol, possibly "D4642" written in pencil on back of print. World War I. Color: BK,WH 1984.6.0217 (Print, photographic) image
141 1984.6.0218 Print, photographic Black and white photograph of men working on vehicle frames in a production Plant. They are possibly military transport vehicles. "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WEST 42ND STREET, N.Y." stamped in blue ink on back of print. "P897" is written and underlined in pencil with illegible text below the line. The top right and lower left corners are folded over. There are several small tears along the edges. World War I. Color: BK,WH 1984.6.0218 (Print, photographic) image
142 00.34.1.4.0018 Insignia For shoulders. a; lieutenant. 2 pins.
143 1989.43.0832 Pin Gold shield with stripes and stars on the top.
144 1976.5.0003 Bullet Civil War era minnie bullet; conical lead; tri-grooved base; exterior white coating; collected from Chickamauga Battlefield, Tenn. (Battle of Chickamauga - September 19-20, 1863).
145 1993.42.0002a Epaulet Machine made.
146 1995.14.0039 Patch, military U. S. Army. Circular; white stripe approximately 1 3/4" running across the middle. On one side is a blue stripe approximately 3/4" in the middle, tapering off at the ends. On the other side is a red stripe of similar size to the blue one. Patch is surrounded by a green border; white stitching on the back.
147 00.34.1.6.0010 Metal fragment Bombshell fragment. Illegible label attached.
148 2017-19-5A Hexagon Octagon Blade A hexagon/octagon blade made by The L.S. Starrett co, Athol, Mass. The object is made of one piece of metal with the word "Hexagon" on its right side and "Octagon" on its left side. The blade has two ends cut at sharp angles. 2017-19-5A (Hexagon Octagon Blade) image
149 1989.43.0883 Patch Round blue patch with gold wings on a silver star with a red middle. Gold border all around the circle. "15" top center; gold pins.
150 00.70.0070 Bayonet U. S. Army tri-blade from the Civil War, ringed clasp bayonet; stamped on right side of neck (base of blade) with star shaped design "*", no other markings or dates are visible. 00.70.0070 (Bayonet) image
151 1971.41.0065 Button, military U. S. Army, with four holes and smooth surface.
152 1990.44.0021 Bullet Antietam Battlefield. Hole it the top center. Deformed on the bottom; 3 bands on its shank.
153 1984.6.0225 Print, photographic Photograph of 8 French officers outside of a building with two doors. One door is open and is marked 26. "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WEST 42ND STREET, N.Y." stamped in blue ink on back of print. "1188" handwritten in blue crayon on back of print. Hard to read text, possibly "T 2601" and an illegible symbol handwritten in pencil on back of print. World War I. Color: BK,WH 1984.6.0225 (Print, photographic) image
154 00.34.1.5.0001 Canteen Ribbed metal body; metal loop on sides & bottom to secure carrying strap; gray-green paint; neck & stopper missing from top opening; frayed rope on side loop; no markings or stamps. 00.34.1.5.0001 (Canteen) image
155 00.70.0109 Shell Two pieces. a. Shell, "US". b. Bullet shell, "U".
156 1989.43.0833 Insignia, military Bright gold hat insignia that is round and has a silver harp in the center. 1989.43.0833 (Insignia, military) image
157 1976.87.0006 Oilcan World War II; for M1 carbine and for Browning automatic rifle. in. d. Accessory strap to hold the chain. BackupEventLogA OpenBackupEventLogW OpenEventLogA OpenEventLogW OpenProcessToken OpenSCManagerA OpenSCManagerW OpenServi
158 1993.42.0003 Insignia, military Second lieutenant's pin, insignia, rank officer, metal subdued, brass pin backings attached. One for each arm.
159 1995.14.0040 Print, photographic Black and white photograph of soldier in uniform, standing in front of a house in the U.S. "Graham Jacobson" written in pencil on back of photo. "E14" stamped in black ink on back of photo. "1942' written on top border of front of photo in blue ink. Photo has a white border. Photo is of donor, Graham Jacobson. Color: BK,WH,BL 1995.14.0040 (Print, photographic) image
160 00.34.1.6.0011a Metal Bar Three parts. a. Metal bar. b. Bullet, round. c. Bullet, odd-shaped; teeth marks? plus two unnumbered fragments.
161 2017-19-5B Double Square A metal double square with sliding level attached. Object sits in a red cardboard box with a lable on its front that reads "No. 13, 6IN.1only". The square has "The L.S. Starrett co, Athol, Mass., U.S.A. Hardened No.4GRAD" etched into one side.  2017-19-5B (Double Square) image
162 1989.43.0884 Patch, military Round blue with gold wings on a silver star with a red middle. Gold border all around the circle; "15" top center; gold pins.
163 00.34.1.2.0018 Belt U. S. Army issue of Spanish American War, 1898. Buckle serial no 695. a. Buckle. b. Leather belt.
164 1989.43.0573 Case, gun For Colt revolver.
165 1971.41.0066 Button, military U. S. Army, with four holes and smooth surface.
166 1990.44.0022 Bullet A few grooves cut around its nose. 3 bands on the shank.
167 1984.6.0227 Print, photographic Photograph of the damage done to a church in the aftermath of WWI. "CL 22" and "9" or illegible symbol, and "2228" handwritten in pencil on back of print. "L22" is handwritten in black ink on back of print. "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WEST 42ND STREET, N.Y.: stamped in blue ink on back of print. Color: BK,WH 1984.6.0227 (Print, photographic) image
168 00.34.1.5.0002 Canteen Smooth tin body; only one side loop remains; bare metal; large hole at top possibly from a bullet; badly dented; no markings or stamps. Top portion of canteen missing. 00.34.1.5.0002 (Canteen) image
169 00.70.75.0001 Bullet None
170 1989.43.0836 Insignia, military "Marksman". Rectangular, dark.
171 1977.30.0004 Hat U. S. Navy flattopped. Dark blue wool. Outer black cloth headband bears the ship's name "U. S. S. SEATTLE" in gold lettering, and a bowed ribbon on the left side.
172 1993.42.0004 Insignia, military Second lieutenant's bars, gold finish on front, brass color on back. Insignia of rank officer. a and b. one for each arm.
173 00.34.1.7.0003 Tintype Image is surrounded by a small gold frame. Turning black with age. 00.34.1.7.0003 (Tintype) image
174 2017-19-6 Chalkboard Tool A handmade wooden board with half circles cut out of two sides. A small wooden square in the center of each circle has a hole drilled in it. A small woode handle is attached to on side with a screw.  2017-19-6 (Chalkboard Tool) image
175 1989.43.0885 Handkerchief Light blue, with "Ricordo d"Albania" and a red circle with a warrior and a bird in the right hand corner.
176 00.34.1.2.0019 Helmet German World War I. Infantry helmet. Gray green, painted finish with side bolts. White leather liner, no chinstrap. Stamped on inside "B1 777, d5166". Padding fitted into pockets surround headline of helmet.
177 00.70.0072a Bullet Six pieces a-f ( d is missing) No. 24-8 Bullets and Grapeshot Found: Port Hudson Presented by: M.F. Arey
178 1971.41.0067 Button, military U. S. Army, with four holes and rim on top.
179 1990.44.0023 Bullet Three bands on its shank. Very deformed. The bottom is pushed together and there are many scrapes as well as a large divot on its sides.
180 1984.6.0228 Print, photographic Photograph of two soldiers and an small aircraft. One man is standing beside the plane, and the other is sitting in the cockpit. The plane bears a symbol that looks like a 9 and 2 combined. "Aisne-Aviation Camp" handwritten on the back of the photograph in pencil. "S. 3273" and "8" handwritten in pencil on back of print. "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WEST 42ND STREET, N.Y." stamped in blue ink on back of print. Color: BK,WH 1984.6.0228 (Print, photographic) image
181 00.34.1.5.0005 Drumstick Tapered walnut sticks, tipped ends; brass hanger, twin tubular holders mounted on brass plate, tri-hook mount on reverse. a. Brass hanger. b. and c. Drum stick. 00.34.1.5.0005 (Drumstick) image
182 1989.43.0919c Marble White swirled marble.
183 00.70.75.0002 Bullet None
184 1989.43.0837 Insignia, military Second Lt World War II pin. Rectangle, somewhat curved.
185 1977.47.0102 Bayonet Two parts. a. Bayonet; 1880. b. Case (scabbard), French Gras model; blued metal scabbard; belt loop on top back; throat stamped: "T-98173". French scrpt on spine translated, "Manufactured at the Armory at Tulle 1880." 1977.47.0102 (Bayonet) image
186 00.34.1.7.0011 Hardtrack "Hardtack from Fort Randall." 4.5"x 4.5" square. 00.34.1.7.0011 (Hardtrack) image
187 2017-19-7 Caliper A sliding metal clipers made by Central Scientific co. The Object sits in a long leather sheath with a black finish on the outside.  2017-19-7 (Caliper) image
188 1989.43.0886 Handkerchief Peach, with "Ricordo d"Albania" and a red circle with a warrior and a bird in the right hand corner.
189 00.34.1.2.0020 Helmet German World War I, 1914-1918. Green painted metal, side bolts; black leather liner, no chinstrap; serial number stamped on interior "P.L. 88, & N. J. 62".
190 00.70.0073 Horn, powder Cow horn; hand carved spout; wooden base, small hole in center; base inscribed, "AC Willard W___".
191 1971.41.0069 Insignia, military Brass eagle clutching arrows and leaves upporting banner of "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and has a lip pin clasp. Worn on hat by U.S. Army officers.
192 1990.44.0024 Bullet Three bands on shank. Cylindral cone appearance. Minie ball.
193 1990.44.0025 Bullet Three bands on the shank. Taller than the other bullets due to its elongated shank on its base. A few minor scars on its nose and the bands on its shank. Cleaning round.
194 1984.6.0229 Print, photographic Black and white photograph of a French officer outside with a building, possibly a house in the background. "u" or "n", "3822", and "11" or "17" handwritten in pencil on back of print. "943" handwritten in blue crayon on back of print. "FRENCH PICTORIAL SERVICE 220 WEST 42ND STREET, N.Y." stamped in blue ink on back of print. Color: BK,WH 1984.6.0229 (Print, photographic) image
195 00.34.1.5.0006 Box, cartridge Full exterior front flap; rear belt loops; interior flap pouch, with strap; large interior compartment, divided tin cartridge trays capable of holding forty (40) bullets. 00.34.1.5.0006 (Box, cartridge) image
196 00.70.75.0003 Bullet Distorted.
197 1989.43.0838 Pin World War I service pin with a gold eagle and a red and white rectangle dangling with three blue stars in the middle. 1989.43.0838 (Pin) image
198 1993.42.0007 Pin, campaign With two brass pin backings set at each end, at back. Campaign colors follow in this order; red, white, blue, white, red, yellow, red, white, blue, white, and red.
199 00.34.1.7.0012 Corkscrew Mechanical type of World War II era; threaded steel screw, nickel plated with "T" handle; winged adjustment on threaded shaft; aluminum frame.
200 1971.41.0019 Puttee U. S. Army, Heel strap and buckle, brass fittings. a. Right leg. b. Left leg.
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