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Object Name Jacket, Shell
Catalog Number 0985.06.00020
Description Single breasted, 9 button front, cadet gray wool cloth with red wool broadcloth facings and piping, dark green wool and silk lining in body, white cotton sheeting lining in sleeves; gold braid captain's collar insignia, gold sleeve braid, Maryland state buttons with backmarks: "SCOVILL MF'G. CO./WATERBURY" and "CANFIELD BRO & CO./BAL."
Dimensions L-32 inches
Owned John Donnell Smith
Owner Regiment Bedford Light Artillery (Virginia), Smith's Company
Magruder Artillery, Page's Battery
Event Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865
Provenance Shell jacket of Lt. John Donnell Smith. Believed worn by him during the Appomattox Campaign, at the surrender there, and subsequently worn home.
People Smith, John Donnell
Search Terms Appomattox Campaign
Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865
items worn home
end of war
Subjects Uniforms
Surrenders