Civil War and Military History

Considered the world’s most comprehensive Civil War example collection, the Civil War and Military History Collection includes at least one of nearly every type of weapon, uniform, and accoutrement used by Union and Confederate armies during the war. The DuBose Collection contains 7,500 individual Union and Confederate artifacts from rifles to buttons. The Wray Collection is one of the nation’s finest collections of rare Confederate material with 1,000 objects. The Dickey Civil War Ordnance Collection consists of over 1,200 artillery projectiles – shells, shot, canisters, and cannon balls – making it the world’s largest comprehensive collection. Beyond the Civil War, the collection commemorates Veterans and Homefront Warriors for other U.S. conflicts, including World Wars I and II, Korea, Vietnam, and current conflicts. We honor our troops!

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