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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.09.00055
Description Uniform Frock coat: double breasted, 7 buttons in each row, cadet gray wool cloth with no facings or piping, dark green wool and silk lining in body, light brown silk lining in sleeves; embroidered gold colonel's collar insignia, gold sleeve braid, Virginia state seal buttons with backmarks: "HORSTMANN & ALLIEN/N.Y.", "SCOVILL MFG CO./WATERBURY," and "MITCHEL & TYLER/RICHMOND VA."
Owned John Alexander Gilmer, Jr.
Owner Regiment 27th North Carolina State Troops ; Commandant, Salisbury POW Camp
Provenance Frock coat of Colonel John A. Gilmer. He was badly wounded in the knee at Fredericksburg, Virginia, on December 13, 1862, and again at Bristoe Station, on October 14, 1863.
People Gilmer, John Alexander, Jr.
Search Terms Battle of Bristoe Station
Battle of Fredericksburg
Subjects Uniforms
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries