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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.07.00178
Description Uniform Frock coat: double breasted, 7 buttons in each row, greenish-gray (faded from gray) wool broadcloth with no piping or facings, brown cotton lining in body, white cotton sheeting lining in sleeves, blue cotton lining in skirt; no buttons.
Owned Benjamin Taylor Worthington
Owner Regiment 18th Mississippi Infantry
1st (Pinson's) Mississippi Cavalry, Co. H
Event Battle of Ball's Bluff / Leesburg
Provenance Frock coat of Benjamin Taylor Worthington, of the 18th Mississippi Infantry. After participating in the Battle of Leesburg (Ball's Bluff), Virginia, he transferred to Co. H, 1st (Pinson's) Mississippi Cavalry. He served in that unit in the Western theater to the end of the war.
People Worthington, Benjamin Taylor
Search Terms Battle of Ball's Bluff / Leesburg
Subjects Uniforms