|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|
|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.|
flight and capture of Jefferson Davis, 1865
Civil War, U.S.
Clothing & dress