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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.09.00048
Description Uniform Frock coat: double breasted, 7 buttons in each row, brown (faded from gray) wool and cotton cloth with no facings, red wool piping on cuffs, blue and white checked cotton homespun lining in body, green wool and silk lining in sleeves, no collar insignia, single gold sleeve braid in simple loop design, Federal Staff buttons with backmarks, "EXTRA / QUALITY" and "SUPERIOR / QUALITY."
Owned Eugene L. Morehead
Owner Regiment 55th North Carolina State Troops
Col. J. M. Connally's Staff
3rd North Carolina Artillery (40th North Carolina State Troops)
Provenance This homespun frock coat and vest (.48a) bear the red piping of an artillery soldier, and belonged to Sergeant E.L. Morehead of the 3rd North Carolina Artillery (40th North Carolina State Troops). He was 18 years old when he enlisted.
People Morehead, Eugene L.
Search Terms homespun
ersatz
Subjects Uniforms