Confederate Officer's Frock Coat

Description
Physical Description
Double-breasted gray wool with gold braid trim on sleeves and gold-colored buttons. Facing in French blue indicating the coat was worn by a medical officer.
Specific History
This is the type of jacket that would have been worn by a Confederate medical officer.
Object Name
coat
associated date
1861-1865
Physical Description
gray (overall color)
white (piping color)
wool (overall material)
metal (buttons material)
Measurements
overall: 33 in x 19 in x 24 in; 83.82 cm x 48.26 cm x 60.96 cm
used
United States
ID Number
1980.0399.0932
catalog number
U-126
1980.0399.0932
accession number
1980.0399
subject
Military
ThinkFinity
event
Civil War
Civil War and Reconstruction
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
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Exhibition
"The Price of Freedom: Americans at War"
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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