|Object Name||Jacket, Shell|
|Description||Single breasted, 8 button front, cadet gray wool kersey with red wool flannel facings, no piping, unbleached cotton lining in body and left sleeve, and white cotton sheeting in right sleeve, Virginia State Seal buttons with backmarks: "MITCHELL & TYLER / RICHMOND VA."|
|Dimensions||W-15 L-20 inches|
|Owned||Alfred Mercer Goodwin, Jr.|
Sturdivant's Battery Virginia Artillery
12th Battalion Virginia Artillery
|Made||Peter Tait, Limerick, Ireland|
Shell jacket of Alfred Mercer Goodwin, Jr. He drew clothing on August 29, 1864.
"I have my old Confederate (Artillery) (Standard) uniform. Made of English goods … It is like the owner, old and most worn out, but is priceless. I have worn it on every reunion that I could since Appomattox…."
Goodwin, Alfred Mercer, Jr.