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Name Appomattox Campaign

Associated Records

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PIPE -

White semi-porcelain glazed with blue and gold line decoration. Bannister type wooden stem and broken off from the pipe bowl.

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Jacket, Shell -

Single breasted, 9 button front, cadet gray wool cloth with red wool broadcloth facings and piping, dark green wool and silk lining in body, white cotton sheeting lining in sleeves; gold braid captain's collar insignia, gold sleeve braid, Maryland state buttons with backmarks: "SCOVILL MF'G. CO./WATERBURY" and "CANFIELD BRO & CO./BAL."

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Coat, Frock -

Uniform Frock coat: double breasted, 7 buttons in each row, cadet gray wool broadcloth with buff wool broadcloth piping, no facings, brown cotton twill lining in the body and sleeves, embroidered gold major's collar insignia edged in buff, gold sleeve braid, and Old English "E" buttons with backmarks, "W. DOWLERS / SUPERIOR QUALITY" and "W. DOWLERS / SUPERIOR."

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SASH -

Sash of red silk mesh with tassel ends.

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Glasses, Field -

Binocular optic device. Black leather covering metal. Marked "12 / Glaser". With case (.147a).

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Case, Field Glasses -

Field glasses case; cardboard covered with black leather. Written on the lid of the case is, "W. R. Cox / 2nd N. C. S. T./ July 24, 1861". Lid attached with two metal hinges; closes with metal clasp. Lined with red silk. For field glasses (.147).

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Fragment -

Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; fragment remaining; wool, cotton. Stars: One remaining (of believed original 13); white cotton, 5-pointed. Border: 1 1/2 inches white wool originally on 3 sides. Attachment: Eyelets. Unit Designation: None. Battle Honors: None. Stitching: Star is hand-stitched, rest of flag is machine-stitched.

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Coat, Frock -

Uniform frock coat: double breasted, 7 buttons on each row, cadet gray wool kersey with no facings or piping; brown, white, and black patterned cotton homespun lining in the body; brown cotton osnaburg lining in the sleeves; no collar insignia present; unusual single strand gold sleeve braid paralleling sleeve seam from wrist to elbow and forming a trefoil before returning to wrist and incorporating eleven small ball buttons. Although no collar insignia is present, a shadow of first lieutenant's bars may be seen, coat buttons are Federal staff buttons with backmark, "SUPERIOR QUALITY."

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PIPE -

Clay bowl with a short stem wound with thread to hold together broken pieces.

Rifle -

Volcanic Arms rifle, caliber 0.38 with the serial number 79; octagonal barrel, wood stock.

LANYARD -

The lanyard is a twist-braided hemp rope with an iron hook on either end and a large knot in the center.

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Revolver -

Leech and Rigdon revolver; .36 cal.; 6 shot; 7.5" barrel; #1410; "Leech & Rigdon CSA"

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Hat, Slouch -

Light brown wool felt hat with wide brim and remnants of a ribbon band; leather sweatband.

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Pen -

Wooden handle and gold nib with pen case (see 0985.13.325a). Engraved on the top side of the point: "JOHN / FOLEY'S / BANK / PEN / NEW YORK / 1865 / NO. 10".

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Case, pen -

Pen case containing pen (see 0985.13.325). Impressed in gold on the top of the box: "Address John Foley, gold pen Manufactr New-York".

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Coat, Sack -

Uniform coat: single breasted, four button front, light brown (probably undyed) wool jean cloth, black collar facing, no piping, unbleached cotton osnaburg lining in body and sleeves, no insignia, and brown composition buttons, outside pocket on the left side. The sack coat is associated with a pair of pants (.340a).

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PANTS -

Sky blue wool kersey pants, chasseur pattern with wide legs gathered into cuff band with japanned tine buckles; inner facings and pockets are yellow, brown, and off-white cotton drill, buttons are japanned tin.

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BLANKET -

Blanket of butternut wool with two wide bands of red and green warp threads in parallel lines.

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Haversack -

Haversack of brown leather; brown leather shoulder strap with two buckles and brass swivel hook attached.

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Canteen -

U.S. Model 1858 bullseye canteen, 5 rings, 1 1/8" x 50" (remaining) cotton sling, pewter spout, carved wooden stopper secured to sling with leather thong, "R.H. Gratz & Co. Phila" stamped into spout