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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.13.00481
Description Uniform frock coat: double breasted, 7 buttons in each row, cadet gray wool cloth with dark blue serge piping, no facings, brown wool and cotton lining in body, woven diamond pattern cotton lining in sleeves; embroidered major's collar insignia edged in black, remains of sleeve braid; Virginia state buttons with backmark: "HORSTMANN & ALLIEN/NY."
Owned Henry Lane
Owner Regiment 42nd Virginia Infantry, Co. B
Event Battle of Cedar Mountain / Slaughter Mountain / Cedar Run
Provenance Major Henry Lane's coat is an example of an early war major's coat, made between late 1861 and May 1862. Lane wore it when he was mortally wounded at the Battle of Cedar Mountain in August 1862. He died on the third day after receiving the wound on board railroad cars, between Staunton and Charlottesville, August 12, 1862.
People Lane, Henry
Search Terms Battle of Cedar Mountain / Slaughter Mountain / Cedar Run
Subjects Uniforms
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries