Civil War ad reading: 1,010 Brave Men Wanted! I am authorized by Governor Pierpont to raide a Reigment of men to consist of TEN COMPANIES of 101 men each, including officers. When two companies are formed they will be mustered into service and a camp will be established at or near Morgantown, where they will be armed, equipped and drilled until the Regiment is full and ordered into service. July 29, 1861 James Evans.
South Side of Charleston, W. Va. During the Civil War
Copy of painting by A.M. Doddridge, 1863- Army camp just below Chesapeake and Ohio Depot site near mouth of Ferry Branch on the Kanawha river. Fort Scammon Hill in the distance. President Hayes and McKinley were stationed in camp.
Drawing of Harpers Ferry Arsenal , Captured By John Brown
The U.S. Army Buildings which John Brown took possession of. Harpers Ferry, W. VA. Junction of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. Meeting of the States of MD., W. VA., and VA. Arsenal captured, October 16, 1859.
Engraving of Camp of 5th Virginia Vol. Infantry, U.S.A.
Engraving of Soldiers, singing, playing music, and holding a religious service. Camp of 5th Virginia Vol. Infantry, U.S.A. Falls of Kanawha, West Virginia. Our Chaplain Gives each of us a copy of this engraving, to show our friends the way we sing and hold meetings in camp. He desires us to tell them to pray for us and him, that we may prove faithful to our country and our God, and not be found wanting in any day of temptation and trial.
Road sign reading: 'Battle of McDowell Stonewall Jackson, to prevent a junction of Fremont and Banks, took position on the hills just to the south and beat off the attacks of Fremont's advance under Milroy. May 8, 1862. Milroy retreated that night.' Highland County, Va.
Old American Flag hanging on a wall beside a picture of Abraham Lincoln.The Flag was hand sewn in Shepherdstown within days of West Virginia's creation on June 20, 1863. It is one of only a few 35-star flags in existence. The 35-star flag was in use for only three years, and during most of its lifespan was not recognized by the southern states represented among its stars.