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Object Name OVERCOAT
Catalog Number 0985.12.00006
Description Uniform Overcoat: double-breasted with seven buttons in each row, cadet gray wool kersey with no facings or piping, red flannel lining in body and sleeves, and two slanted exterior pockets at waist. Confederate Staff buttons on the front with backmark, "W. DOWLER / SUPERIOR QUALITY." Cape cuff-size attachment buttons with backmarks, "W. DOWLER / SUPERIOR," "RIVET'D & / SOLDER'D," AND "EXTRA / RICH."
Dimensions W-18 L-51 inches
Owned John Bell Hood
Owner Regiment 4th Texas Infantry; Hood's Texas Brigade; Division command under Longstreet; Hood's Army of Tennessee
Made W. Dowler and Sons, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom (buttons)
Provenance Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood wore this overcoat during the war.
People Hood, John Bell
Search Terms Kentucky
United States Military Academy, West Point, New York
United States Army
Army of Northern Virginia
Peninsula Campaign
Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of Chickamauga
Battle of Atlanta
Battle of Jonesboro
Battle of Franklin
Battle of Nashville
Confederate Army
Battle of Second Manassas / Second Bull Run
Battle of Gaines' Mill / First Cold Harbor
Georgia Campaign
Franklin-Nashville Campaign
Subjects Uniforms