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Object Name PANTS
Catalog Number 0985.09.00054a
Description Cadet gray wool cloth with red (now light pink) piping down outer seams, inner facings and pockets are unbleached cotton sacking, black horn buttons.
Owned Michael G. Glennan
Owner Regiment 2nd North Carolina Artillery (36th North Carolina State Troops)
ADC, Col. William Lamb
Made Peter Tait, Limerick, Ireland
Event Second Battle of Fort Fisher
Provenance Michael G. Glennan wore this pair of pants and shell jacket (.54) as part of his Confederate uniform. Glennan was among the defenders of Fort Fisher and surrendered with the garrison in January 1865. He was exchanged and paroled in Norfolk in April 1865.
People Glennan, Michael G.
Search Terms Second Battle of Fort Fisher
Subjects Uniforms
Prisoners of war