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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.04.00023
Description Uniform Frock coat: double breasted, 8 buttons in each row set in pairs, cadet gray wool twill cloth with buff wool piping and no facings, brown wool and silk lining in body, off-white cotton osnaburg lining in sleeves, no collar insignia, gold sleeve braid, Confederate staff buttons with CSA on eagle's breast, and Federal staff buttons. The Confederate staff buttons with backmarks, "ISAAC CAMPBELL & CO. / JAMES ST. LONDON." The Federal staff buttons with backmarks, "EXTRA / QUALITY" and "HORSTMANN / NEW YORK."
Owned James Morrison Hawes
Owner Regiment 2nd Kentucky Cavalry
Made Stokely & Scott, Tailors, Mobile, Alabama, CSA
Event Battle of Milliken's Bend
Provenance Brig. Gen. James Hawes' coat is one of two in the collection made by the Mobile tailors Stokely & Scott, and so marked in the collar. He wore it while leading his brigade in the battle at Millikin's Bend, Louisiana, in 1863.

"The wearer was under fire from US Gunboats on the Miss River at Young's Point La. During the entire day June 15th 1863. He commanded a brigade of Texas cavalry." (note)
People Hawes, James Morrison
Search Terms never surrendered
Battle of Milliken's Bend
Vicksburg Campaign
Battle of Sabine Cross Roads
Subjects Uniforms