CIVIL WAR

Union Civil War Re-enactment Uniform. The Uniform is a blue 1 star General's Uniform. It belonged to Fred Soady who was a teacher at PCHS and ICC. It was given to the Museum by Bryan Soady, son of Fred.












Right: Civil War Document.



Left: Civil War Document Donated Card



Left: Original New York Herald Newspaper of President Abraham Lincoln's Assassination



Right:  New York Herald Newspaper of the Abraham Lincoln Assassination


Left: Pioneer style Broad Axe hand forged blade of kentucky style hickory wood handle with initials A. L. inscribed on handle. Undocumented Abraham Lincoln item but came from Petersburg, IL. area purchased at auction 30 years ago.



Below: Civil War Books























Above: Civil War Photos






Left: A collection of over 400 Civil War Books are on display at the Museum. They were the property of the original Tazewell County Museum at he Courthouse. Official records of the Union and Confederate Navies.

Right: Official records of the Union and Confederate Armies on display at Museum. The record books were printed in 1896.