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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.10.00107
Description Uniform frock coat: double breasted, 7 buttons in each row, dark cadet gray wool kersey with no facings or piping, green wool and silk twill lining in body, white cotton sheeting lining in sleeves; unusual gold embroidered general's insignia consisting of separate stars, each within a wreath, South Carolina buttons with backmarks: "HENRY V. ALLIEN/& CO. N.Y.,""SCOUVILL MF'G CP./WATERBURY" and "SMITH. YOUNG & CO./: N YORK."
Dimensions L-39 inches
Owned Thomas Muldrup Logan
Made Richmond, Virginia, CSA
Event surrender at Bennett Place, North Carolina, April 26, 1865
Provenance According to his daughter, Brigadier General Thomas Logan acquired this coat in Richmond in February 1865. He wore it at the surrender of Johnston's army in North Carolina in 1865, when Logan commanded a brigade of South Carolina cavalry. Returning to Virginia after paroled, he wore it when married on May 25, 1865, to Kate Virgina Cox of Chesterfield, Virginia.
People Logan, Thomas Muldrup
Search Terms surrender at Bennett Place, North Carolina, April 26, 1865
Subjects weddings
marriage
Uniforms
surrenders