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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.05.00066
Description Uniform Frock coat: double breasted, 7 buttons in each row, cadet gray wool broadcloth with buff satin facings and piping, dark green wool and silk lining in body, yellow satin lining in sleeves; thick gold lieutenant's collar insignia, gold sleeve braid, Federal Staff buttons with backmark: "EXTRA/QUALITY"and "HORSTMANN/NEW YORK"
Owned Dwight Martin
Owner Regiment Louisiana Guard Battery
Event Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg
Provenance A very early frock coat made according to regulations, Lieutenant Dwight Martin's coat dates no later than September 1862. He was taken prisoner at the Battle of Antietam.
People Martin, Dwight
Search Terms Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg
Subjects Uniforms
Prisoners of war
POW's