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The Museum of the Confederacy houses the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of Confederate artifacts, including the personal belongings of many legendary Confederate generals and those of the common soldier.

The Museum boasts 3 floors of unique exhibits and houses the Eleanor S. Brockenbrough Archives. Click here to explore the Museum’s world-class collections! The Museum also serves as an international center of study on the role of the Confederacy in the American Civil War. Explore the Research Services, materials and assistance available online.

Curious about the status of the Museum's collection following the creation of the American Civil War Museum? Read the following document for clarification. 

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The Museum of the Confederacy maintains the world’s most comprehensive collections of artifacts, manuscripts and photographs from the Confederate States of America.


Uniforms of the Confederate military came in a wide variety of styles. Match up the uniform buttons and learn about what these tiny symbols meant to those who wore them.