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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.04.00002
Description Uniform Frock coat: double breasted, 8 buttons in each row, set in pairs, cadet gray wool broadcloth, buff wool broadcloth facings and piping, brown twilled wool and silk lining in body, white silk linings in sleeves; embroidered gold general's collar insignia, gold sleeve braid, Federal staff buttons with backmarks: "HORSTMAN BROTHERS & CO,/NEW YORK."
Owned John Hunt Morgan
Owner Regiment 2nd Kentucky Cavalry
Provenance Frock coat worn by Gen. John Hunt Morgan. On September 4, 1864, he was surprised and killed by Union cavalrymen while attempting to escape during a Union raid on Greeneville, Tennessee.
People Morgan, John Hunt
Subjects Uniforms
Prisoners of war
Prison escapes
Casualties, War
Dead persons
War casualties