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Object Name Vest
Catalog Number 0985.13.00555b
Description Vest of light cadet gray wool and cotton cloth with stand up collar, three pockets; brown cotton sheeting back with cinch belt (no buckle), white cotton sheeting inner lining; nine button front with Federal staff buttons with backmarks, "HORSTMANN BROS. & CO, / PHIL."
Owned Cecil Baker
Owner Regiment 9th Virginia Cavalry, Co B, "Caroline Light Dragoons"
Made Horstmann Brothers and Company (buttons)
Provenance Lt. Cecil Baker wore this frock coat (.555), pants (.555a), and vest during the war. The coat was made from cloth which ran the blockade.
People Baker, Cecil
Subjects Uniforms
Blockade running
Blockades