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Object Name PANTS
Catalog Number 0985.09.00051a
Description Dark sky blue broadcloth, with dark brown polished cotton inner facings and pockets, white cotton sheeting and cotton drill, gold braid strip down outer seam of each leg, and stamped brass buttons with backmarks, "S. ISAACS CAMPBELL & CO. / LONDON 71 JERMYN. ST" and "S. ISAACS, CAMPBELL & CO." The pair of pants is associated with a frock coat (.51) and vest (.51b).
Owned John B. Hughes
Owner Regiment AQM - 7th North Carolina State Troops
QM - Brig. Gen. Robert Hoke's Brigade
Made Buttons: S. Isaacs Campbell and Company, London, England
Provenance Maj. John B. Hughes wore this frock coat (.51), pants (.51a), and vest (.51b) during the war. The coat's cloth was imported by Gov. Zebulon B. Vance from England through the blockade at Wilmington, North Carolina.
People Hughes, John B.
Subjects Uniforms
Blockade running