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Object Name CAPE
Catalog Number 0985.09.00052
Description Cape: Cadet gray wool kersey with turndown collar, purple and green plaid cotton homespun lining, three button holes, and large black gutta-percha buttons.
Dimensions W-107.33 L-28 inches
Owned Michael G. Glennan
Owner Regiment 2nd North Carolina Artillery (36th North Carolina State Troops)
ADC, Col. William Lamb
Event Second Battle of Fort Fisher
Provenance Lt. Michael G. Glennan wore this cape during the war. Glennan was among the defenders of Fort Fisher and surrendered with the garrison in January 1865. He was exchanged and paroled in Norfolk in April 1865.
People Glennan, Michael G.
Search Terms Second Battle of Fort Fisher
homespun
ersatz
Subjects uniforms
surrenders