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Object Name PANTS
Catalog Number 0985.13.00561a
Description Brown wool jean homespun cloth with black horn buttons and brown canvas inner facings and pockets. The pants are associated with a shell jacket (.561).
Owned Andrew J. Diggs
Owner Regiment 5th Virginia Cavalry, Co. F (3rd)
Provenance Pvt. Andrew Jackson Diggs wore this shell jacket (.561) and pants during the war. He was wearing the jacket when he was killed in a skirmish at Snickersville, Virginia on June 22, 1863.
People Diggs, Andrew J.
Search Terms homespun
ersatz
Subjects Uniforms
Casualties, War
Dead persons
soldiers
War casualties