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Object Name SHIRT
Catalog Number 0985.10.00020
Description Light brown cotton homespun cotton shirt; turndown collar with one interior and one exterior breast pocket; three button holes and white glass buttons.
Material Fabric/Cloth/Cotton/Glass
Dimensions H-30 W-20 inches
Owned Andrew Thomas Beam
Owner Regiment 23rd South Carolina Volunteers, Co. F
Made Mrs. Andrew Thomas Beam
Event Battle of the Crater
Provenance This shirt was spun, dyed, woven and made by Mrs. Andrew Thomas Beam. It was worn by Private Andrew Thomas Beam of Company F, 23rd South Carolina Volunteers, Evan's Brigade. He was killed on July 30, 1864 at the Battle of the Crater.
People Beam, Andrew Thomas
Beam, Andrew Thomas, Mrs.
Search Terms ersatz
homespun
Battle of the Crater
Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg
Subjects civilians
women
Casualties, War
Dead persons
soldiers
War casualties
Clothing & dress