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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.09.00053
Description Uniform Frock coat: double breasted, 7 buttons in each row, grayish-brown wool and cotton broadcloth with royal blue wool facings, no piping, brown homespun cotton lining in the body and sleeves, no collar insignia, no sleeve braid, Federal staff buttons with backmark "EXTRA / QUALITY."
Owned John Willis Lea
Owner Regiment 5th North Carolina State Troops
Provenance Frock coat of Colonel John W. Lea. Because of the lack of rank insignia, this coat could date to almost anytime during the war, but likely dates from late in the conflict.
People Lea, John Willis
Search Terms Battle of Chancellorsville
Battle of Williamsburg
Third Battle of Winchester / Opequon
Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864
homespun
ersatz
Subjects Uniforms
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries