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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.13.00543
Description Uniform frock coat: double breasted, 7 buttons in each row, dark cadet wool with red wool piping, no facings, dark green wool and silk lining in body, white cotton sheeting lining in sleeves, thick gold braid first lieutenant's insignia edged in red, no sleeve braid, Confederate staff buttons with backmark: "EXTRA RICH / TREBLE GILT."
Owned John J. Selden
Owner Regiment 2nd Company Richmond Howitzers
1st Battalion Virginia Artillery (Hardaway's) Cutshaw's Battalion Virginia Artillery
Provenance Lieutenant John J. Selden wore this frock coat (.543), pants (.543a), and vest (.543b) during the war.
People Selden, John J.
Subjects Uniforms