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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.09.00047
Description Uniform Frock coat: double breasted, 7 buttons in each row, brown (faded from gray) wool and cotton cloth with no facings, pink (faded from red) wool piping, black wool and silk (with interwoven floral pattern) lining in body, off-white cotton osnaburg lining in sleeves; embroidered gold colonel's collar insignia, gold sleeve braid, Federal staff buttons with backmark: "EXTRA/QUALITY," cape attachment button have Old English script E with backmark: "W. DOWLER/SUPERIOR."
Owned Peter G. Evans
Owner Regiment 6th North Carolina Cavalry (63rd North Carolina State Troops)
Event Battle of Gettysburg
Provenance Frock coat of Colonel Peter G. Evans, 6th North Carolina Cavalry. He was mortally wounded during the Gettysburg campaign, and died in captivity in Washington, D.C.
People Evans, Peter G.
Search Terms Battle of Gettysburg
Washington, D.C.
Subjects Uniforms
Prisoners of war
POW's
Dead persons
Death
Captives
Capture & imprisonment
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries
Casualties, War
War casualties