|Description||Left shoe of a pair (2) of brown shoes in a near Brogan style with missing laces. Uppers consist of two-piece cotton canvas cloth, with double row of stitching; the same lining is tacked into the soles; no insole. Reinforced leather heel cup (hand stitched) covered in the canvas. Opening has been edged with ¼ inch wide black painted canvas trim. Exterior black leather toe caps. Three lace holes on both sides; wooden sole with 1/2 inch heels. It appears to be hand made.|
|Dimensions||H-4.5 W-3.5 L-10.75 inches|
|Owned||John W. Jones|
|Provenance||This pair of shoes was made at Buchanan, Virginia during the war. A syndicate of gentlemen made the shoes at Buchanan for the Confederate soldiers to wear. One of the members of the syndicate was John W. Jones, a grandson of Gabriel Jones of Culpeper County, Virginia. Gabriel Jones carried out the first company of "minutemen" from Culpeper County during the American Revolution.|
Jones, John W.