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Object Name Jacket, Shell
Catalog Number 0985.13.00570
Description Single breasted, 6 button front, cadet gray wool cloth with no facings or piping, shoulder straps neatly cut off, belts loops, unbleached osnaburg lining in body and sleeves, Federal Eagle enlisted buttons with backmark: "SCOVILL MFG CO./WATERBURY"
Dimensions H-22 W-15 inches
Owned George Henry Thomas Greer
Owner Regiment 58th Virginia Infantry, Co. C
Provenance Shell jacket of George Henry Thomas Greer, courier and later clerk for Gen. Jubal Early and enlisted in Co. C, 58th Virginia Infantry. He was wounded at Somerville Ford.
People Greer, George Henry Thomas
Subjects Uniforms
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries