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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.00.00007
Description Uniform Frock coat: double breasted, buttons in each row, in groups of three, cadet gray wool broadcloth with buff wool broadcloth facings, no piping, dark green wool and silk lining in body, white cotton sheeting lining in the sleeves; embroidered general's collar insignia, gold sleeve braid, Federal staff buttons with backmark: "EXTRA/QUALITY."
Dimensions H-38 W-15 inches
Owned Joseph Wheeler
Provenance Frock coat of Joseph Wheeler.

Taken prisoner in Georgia in May 1865, Wheeler was held at Fort Delaware until June 8. He was the highest-ranking Confederate officer held at the fort
People Wheeler, Joseph
Search Terms Fort Delaware
Battle of Shiloh
Battle of Chickamauga
Battle of Chattanooga
Chattanooga Campaign
Atlanta Campaign
Subjects Uniforms
Prisoners of war
Capture & imprisonment