Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Unknown [Metal Civil War pin]

High-resolution images are available to schools and libraries via subscription to American History, 1493-1943. Check to see if your school or library already has a subscription. Or click here for more information. You may also order a pdf of the image from us here.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02386.07 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: no date Pagination: 1 pin ; 7.1 x 5.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Possibly belonged to George P. Hodges. Indicates that Hodges served in Company B., 37th Mississippi Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. Contains four plates, each separated by one chain link. The back of the first (top) plate contains a pin.

People: Hodges, George P., fl. 1863-1894

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: TexasMilitary HistoryMilitary UniformsCivil WarConfederate States of America

Sub Era:

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources