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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.11.00099
Description Uniform frock coat: double breasted, 7 buttona in each row, cadet gray twill wool cloth with red wool piping and no facings, dark green wool and silk lining in body, white cotton drill lining in sleeves, gold braid captain's collar insignia, gold sleeve braid, Virginia state buttons with backmark: "MITCHEL & TYLER/RICHMOND VA" "SCOVILL MF'G CO./WATERBURY" and "HORSTMANN & ALLIEN."
Owned Pichegru Woolfolk, Jr.
Owner Regiment Ashland (Virginia) Light Artillery
Event Battle of Gettysburg
Provenance Commander of the Ashland Light Artillery, Captain Pichegru Woolfolk was wounded at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and wounded and captured in Bowling Green, Virginia, while on medical furlough. He attempted to intercept couriers bearing messages to Gen. Grant and was fired upon by them and severely wounded in both legs. He was one of 62 people killed during the Virginia capitol building disaster of 1870.
People Woolfolk, Pichegru, Jr.
Search Terms Battle of Gettysburg
Subjects Uniforms
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries