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Object Name Jacket, Shell
Catalog Number 0985.13.00560
Description Single breasted, 10 button front, greenish-gray wool and cotton twill cloth with red wool bunting piping, no facings, brown cotton homespun (crosshatched with dark brown pinstripes) lining in the body and sleeves, embroidered gold major's collar insignia edged in red, no sleeve braid, small Maryland state buttons with backmarks, "EXTRA / QUALITY."
Dimensions H-24 W-18 inches
Owned Robert Stiles
Owner Regiment Richmond Howitzers (1st Co.)
Cabell's Battalion Virginia Artillery
1st Confederate Engineers
Event Battle of Sailor's Creek / Sayler's Creek / Saylor's Creek
Provenance Shell jacket of Maj. Robert Stiles. Stiles was captured at Sailor's Creek.
People Stiles, Robert
Search Terms Battle of Sailor's Creek / Sayler's Creek / Saylor's Creek
homespun
ersatz
Appomattox Campaign
Subjects Uniforms
Engineering
Engineers
POW's
Prisoners of war