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Object Name Vest
Catalog Number 0985.07.00178a
Description Vest of brown wool cloth with gray and red pinstripes, standing collar, three pockets, nine button front; back panel of brown cotton twill with cinch belt and brass buckle, inner lining is white cotton sheeting, cuff size Mississippi state buttons with backmark: "HYDE & GOODRICH / N.O."
Owned Benjamin Taylor Worthington
Owner Regiment 18th Mississippi Infantry
1st Mississippi Cavalry (Pinson's), Co H.
Made Hyde and Goodrich (button)
Event Battle of Ball's Bluff / Leesburg
Provenance Vest of Benjamin Taylor Worthington, of the 18th Mississippi Infantry. After participating in the Battle of Leesburg (Ball's Bluff), Virginia, he transferred to Co. H, 1st (Pinson's) Mississippi Cavalry. He served in that unit in the Western theater to the end of the war.
People Worthington, Benjamin Taylor
Subjects Uniforms