Gettysburg Lee's Headquarters Museum Photos

General Robert E. Lee's Headquarters museum was commandeered by Southern forces (July 1-3, 1863). It was the stone house of Mrs. Thompson. It exhibits artifacts of the Civil War rather than being restored to what the house was at the time.

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Lee's Headquarters in commandeered stone house of Mrs. Thompson. Gettysburg, PA.Photograph of Thaddeus Stevens member of House of Representatives & as "Architect of Reconstruction", leader of group who forced impeachment of President Andrew Johnson for being too soft on the South. Stevens was trustee in purchase of the house for Mrs. Thompson, now Lee's Gettysburg Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Door lock from Thompson House removed so door could be used as map table at Lee's Gettysburg Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Civil War relics at Lee's Gettysburg Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.
Lee's Headquarters (July 1-3, 1863) in commandeered stone house of Mrs. Thompson (now a museum). Gettysburg, PA.Photograph of Thaddeus Stevens (1792-1868) member of House of Representatives & as "Architect of Reconstruction", leader of group who forced impeachment of President Andrew Johnson for being too soft on the South. Stevens was trustee in purchase of the house for Mrs. Thompson, now Lee's Gettysburg Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Door lock (c1840s) from Thompson House removed so door could be used as map table at Lee's Gettysburg Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Civil War relics at Lee's Gettysburg Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.
Thompson House dining table used by Generals Lee, Longstreet, Early & Ewell for supper plus furniture like that owned by Mrs. Thompson at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Union snare drums used at Gettysburg at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Officer's Uniform of Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Union fatigue cap at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.
Thompson House dining table used by Generals Lee, Longstreet, Early & Ewell for supper (July 1, 1863) plus furniture like that owned by Mrs. Thompson at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Union snare drums used at Gettysburg at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Officer's Uniform of Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Union fatigue cap at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.
Union officer's epaulette at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Virginia soldier's Confederate belt buckle at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Civil War canteens at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Connecticut medical officer's sword at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.
Union officer's epaulette at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Virginia soldier's Confederate belt buckle at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Civil War canteens at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Connecticut medical officer's sword (1862) at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.
Collection of Civil War revolvers at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Wall paper segment from General Lee's Arlington home at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Knife & fork taken from General Lee's Arlington home by a Union soldier at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.
Collection of Civil War revolvers at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Wall paper segment from General Lee's Arlington home at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Knife & fork taken from General Lee's Arlington home by a Union soldier at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.

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