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A few items from the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War museum collection:

Saladin Chess Set

Chess set owned by Corporal Edward Saladin, Company A, 2nd West Virginia Mountain Infantry

Close-up of Saladin chess set pieces.

Close-up of Saladin chess set pieces.

Small pistol beneath copy of image of surgeon Charles Thacher

Boot pistol carried during the Civil War by surgeon Charles Thacher, 14th WV Infantry, beneath a copy of an image of Charles Thacher. Donated by Ruth Thacher, daughter-in-law of Charles Thacher.

New Testament with 1842 inscription from pastor to Elizabeth Shindler, Conrad Shindler's wife.

New Testament and Psalms, presented “To Mrs. Elizabeth Shindler from her affectionate pastor, C. W. Andrews Nov: 1842”. Elizabeth was Conrad Shindler’s wife. The Reverend C. W. Andrews, D.D., was pastor of Trinity Episcopal Church from 1842 until his death in 1875. gift of Mary Tyler Moore.