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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.11.00098
Description Uniform frock coat: double breasted, 7 buttons in each row, greenish-gray wool cloth with no facings or piping; black wool and silk lining in body; brown polished cotton lining in sleeves; collar insignia removed; no sleeve braid, Federal staff buttons with backmarks: "WATERBURY BUTTON CO./NY & PHI" and "EXTRA/QUALITY."
Owned Matthew Barrow Pilcher
Owner Regiment 1st Tennessee Infantry
Event Battle of Perryville
Provenance A newspaper article donated with the coat stated that Captain Pilcher wore the coat "in the battle of Perryville, Kentucky, where he led the left wing of the attacking column, which took Loomis' famous battery, one of the bloodiest and most daring charges of the war."
People Pilcher, Matthew Barrow
Search Terms Battle of Perryville
Subjects Uniforms