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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.13.00540
Description Uniform frock coat: double breasted, 7 buttons in each row, cadet gray wool twill cloth with blue wool piping, no facings, ribbed green silk lining in body, white cotton sheeting lining in sleeves; gold lieutenant colonel's collar insignia, gold sleeve braid, Federal staff buttons with backmarks: "EXTRA/QUALITY." and "HORSTMANN & CO./N'Y & PHI," cuff buttons are Federal navy buttons with backmark: "SCOVILL/MFG.CO"
Owned Richard O. Whitehead
Owner Regiment 16th Virginia Infantry
Event Battle of the Crater
Provenance Frock coat of Lieutenant Colonel Richard O. Whitehead of the 16th Virginia Infantry. He led troops at the Battle of the Crater.
People Whitehead, Richard O.
Search Terms Battle of the Crater
Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg
Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865
Appomattox Campaign
Subjects Uniforms
surrenders