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Object Name Jacket, Shell
Catalog Number 0985.06.00025
Description Single breasted, 7 button front, black wool broadcloth with royal blue worsted wool cord piping; shoulder straps (with forward-facing buttons); no facings, dark green wool and silk lining in the body, off-white cotton drill lining in the sleeves, no insignia, no sleeve braid; Federal Eagle I buttons with backmarks, "SCOVILL MF'G CO. / WATERBURY" and "W.H. SMITH & CO. / NEW-YORK."
Owned James L. Clark
Owner Regiment "Maryland Guard"
1st Maryland Infantry
VADC - Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart
12th Virginia Cavalry, Co. F
2nd Maryland Cavalry, Co. F
Provenance Capt. James Louis Clark wore this shell jacket as a member of the Maryland Guard militia unit.
People Clark, James Louis
Subjects Uniforms
Militias