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Object Name Vest
Catalog Number 0985.10.00108b
Description Vest of gray wool cloth with standing collar, buff wool piping along collar, front opening and front bottom hem, three pockets with waist pocket flaps piped in buff; back panel of brown polished cotton with cinch belt and metal buckle; lining of white cotton sheeting, cuff size Federal staff buttons with backmarks:"EXTRA/QUALITY" and "SUPERIOR/QUALITY."
Owned Martin Witherspoon Gary
Provenance Brig. Gen. Martin Witherspoon Gary wore this vest during the war. He and Brig. Gen. Nathan Evans were brothers-in-law.
People Gary, Martin Witherspoon
Subjects Uniforms