Uniform Coatee,Textile.1993.003

Uniform Coatee,Textile.1993.003


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Textile.1993.003
Title
Uniform Coatee,c.1861-1865?
Quantity
3.1 Cubic Feet, 1 box
Language
English .

Scope and Content

Item: uniform coatee Desc: Carolina Rifles coatee Date: Civil War? Color: blue gray Material: wool with quilted wool (?) lining Manufacturer: Chestnut St., Philadelphia: Jacob Reed's Sons Donor: unknown Condition: stained, dirty; moth holes on sleeves, front, lining Special Markings: Gold buttons with palmetto tree and S.C. Back skirt spit in half with 3 buttons on each side and black stripe under buttons; inside pocket under left arm; 3 smaller buttons on sleeves set on black strip, scalloped on one side. Belt loops form buttoned flap. Metal numeral 2 pinned to the front of the black collar. Inside lining marked Carolina Rifles. Possibly Civil War South Carolina Infantry uniform?

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865