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Object Name Pants
Catalog Number 0985.07.00142c
Description Gray wool cloth pants; part of suit also consisting of coat(.142a), and waistcoat (.142b). The pants are the same fabric as the coat and have a button fly, straight plain legs, and cinch belt in the back.
Dimensions W-17.5 L-43.5 inches
Owned Jefferson Davis
Event flight and capture of Jefferson Davis, 1865
Provenance Jefferson Davis wore this suit of clothes at the time of his capture by Union troops in Irwinville, Georgia. With this suit is a statement which proves that he did not try to escape wearing women's clothes.
People Davis, Jefferson
Search Terms flight and capture of Jefferson Davis, 1865
Irwinville, Georgia
Subjects Civil War, U.S.
Clothing & dress