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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.11.00097
Description Uniform frock coat: double breasted, 7 buttons in each row, gray wool broadcloth with buff wool broadcloth facings and piping, gray mottled pattern silk lining in body, white cotton osnaburg lining in sleeves; stamped brass major's collar insiginia, sleeve braid is a series of three gold braid strands in a pointed cuff pattern set over the cuff facings, Federal staff buttons with backmark: "EXTRA/QUALITY."
Owned Henry D. Bulkley
Event Battle of Shiloh / Pittsburg Landing
Provenance "[Major] Buckley [actually Bulkley] served as a commissary officer throughout the war, rising to the rank of major and chief commissary in Charleston, South Carolina. At the battle of Shiloh, he served on the staff of Brig. Gen. J. Patton Anderson "and did a good service until a Minie ball deprived him of his horse."
People Bulkley, Henry D.
Search Terms Battle of Shiloh / Pittsburg Landing
Subjects Uniforms
Commissaries, Military