Bible in the Military

Explore artifacts from Americans at war, including Pvt. Rome’s New Testament, portrait, and equipment.

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WWII Army New Testament, Signed by Babe Ruth

Papers

Original Draft of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” with Cover Letter and Envelope

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Major Charles Hearn’s WWII Heart Shield Bible

Photograph

Portrait of Pvt. George R. Rome

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Billy Graham, “I Saw Your Sons at War”

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Pvt. George R. Rome’s Personal New Testament

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Admiral Peirce Crosby’s Bible

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The New Testament, YMCA–American Navy Edition

Papers

“Chaplains at War” Comic Book, The Living Bible, Number 3

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Captured Civil War New Testament

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Private Robert Lee Carter’s WWI Army and Navy New Testament, Douay Version

Printed Book

“The Soldiers’ Hymn-Book, with Tunes”

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Admiral David Farragut’s Bible

Object

Pvt. George R. Rome’s Military Equipment

Papers

Private Robert Lee Carter’s Discharge Papers

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Glenn Simpson’s WWII Heart Shield Bible

Papers

Typewritten Statement by Woodrow Wilson on the Bible, Framed

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World War II Pocket New Testament with Psalms

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Jewish Holy Scriptures Presented by the Army of the United States

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The Soldier’s Pocket Bible

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Confederate New Testament