|Description||Vest of dark sky blue kersey with standing collar; red wool piping along collar and front opeing, three pockets piped in red; back and inner lining of white cotton sheeting; cinch belt with metal buckle; cuff size Virginia state buttons with backmark, "SUPERIOR / QUALITY." The vest is associated with a frock coat (.543), a pair of pants (.543a), a pair of drawers (0985.13.544), shirt (0985.13.578), handkerchief (0985.13.619), and slouch hat (0985.13.829).|
|Owned||John J. Selden|
|Owner Regiment||1st Virginia Artillery, Co K, Richmond Howitzers 2nd Company; 1st Battalion Virginia Artillery (Hardaway's); Cutshaw's Battalion Virginia Artillery|
|Provenance||Lt. John J. Selden wore this frock coat (.543), pants (.543a), and vest (.543b) during the war.|
Selden, John J.