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Object Name Jacket, Shell
Catalog Number 0985.13.00567
Description Single breasted, 7 button front, brownish-gray wool jean cloth with no piping or facings; red, blue, and black plaid cotton homespun lining in body, white cotton drill lining in sleeves; gold braid captain's collar insignia, no sleeve braid; Federal Eagle D buttons with backmark: "CANFIELD BRO & CO./BALTIMORE"
Owned John Washington Bullock
Owner Regiment 5th Virginia Cavalry, Co. D
Provenance Shell jacket of Captain John "Jack" Washington Bullock. He was wounded in action at Dumfries, Virginia on December 24, 1862. He was captured and received every attention and courtesy from two of his own company, who were also taken prisoner and detailed to nurse him. He died of his wounds behind enemy lines on January 8, 1863. He was buried in the family cemetery at Boonsboro, Bedford County, Virginia.
People Bullock, John Washington
Search Terms homespun
Subjects Casualties, War
Dead persons
Prisoners of war
War casualties
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries