'As Far As Possible from Forgetfulness': The Trinity College Historical Society

Civil War

Undated. Probably carved for J. W. Tracy, surgeon in the 14th North Carolina infantry during the Civil War.

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Confederate Wooden Pipe Bowl

Undated. Probably carved for J. W. Tracy, surgeon in the 14th North Carolina infantry during the Civil War.

From the uniform of an officer in the Home Guard, worn during the Civil War, circa 1861-1865.

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Civil War Buttons

From the uniform of an officer in the Home Guard, worn during the Civil War, circa 1861-1865.

Undated. Used by the United States Calvary.

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Horsebit

Undated. Used by the United States Calvary.

Undated.

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Mold for Minnie Balls and Bullets

Undated.

Taken from the Battle of the Crater, July 30, 1864, part of the Siege of Petersburg, [Virginia] during the Civil War.

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Bullets

Taken from the Battle of the Crater, July 30, 1864, part of the Siege of Petersburg, [Virginia] during the Civil War.

Undated. Carried throughout the Civil War by Col. G. W. Flowers, father of Duke University&#039;s second president, Robert Lee Flowers.

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Confederate Pocketbook

Undated. Carried throughout the Civil War by Col. G. W. Flowers, father of Duke University's second president, Robert Lee Flowers.