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Object Name Vest
Catalog Number 0985.04.00025
Description Vest of cadet gray wool cloth with standing collar; three pockets; brown cotton back with cinch belt and metal buckle, white cotton sheeting inner lining; 8 button front (two missing); cuff size Missouri state buttons with backmarks, "SCOVILL & CO. / WATERBURY."
Owned Abner Harris
Owner Regiment 4th Virginia Cavalry, Co. E, "Powhatan Guards"
Made Scovill and Company (buttons)
Provenance Capt. Abner Harris wore this vest during the war. He later lived in Louisville, Kentucky, but was originally from Virginia.
People Harris, Abner
Subjects Uniforms