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Object Name SHIRT
Catalog Number 0985.13.00011
Description Brown wool flannel with white pinstripes; band collar, no pockets, placket decorated with white cotton in long-armed cross-stitch pattern; horizontal crescent shaped applied decoration at base of placket decorated with same stitching as placket; four button holes and mother of pearl buttons.
Dimensions L-32 inches
Owned Unknown
Owner Regiment 8th Virginia Infantry
Made unidentified citizens of England, Great Britain, United Kingdom
Provenance This shirt is one of the many articles sent to the officers of the 8th Virginia Infantry by British sympathizers through the work of Miss Mildred Lee.
People Lee, Mildred Childe
unidentified Confederate officers
unidentified citizens
Search Terms Great Britain
United Kingdom
English war sentiment
Subjects Aid (Relief)
Blockade running
Blockades
Donations
gifts
imports
Relief (Aid)
soldiers