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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.13.00542
Description Uniform frock coat: double breasted, 7 buttons in each row, cadet gray wool cloth with sky blue wool kersey facings, no piping, dark green wool and silk lining in body, white cotton sheeting lining in sleeves, wide gold braid first lieutenant's collar insignia, gold sleeve braid, and Federal staff buttons with backmarks"EXTRA / QUALITY" and "HORSTMANN & CO. / NY & PHI."
Owned William James Kincheloe
Owner Regiment 49th Virginia Infantry, Co. C
Provenance Lieutenant William James Kincheloe was wearing this coat when he was killed in a skirmish near Smithfield, West Virginia in August 1864.
People Kincheloe, William James
Subjects Uniforms
Dead persons
Casualties, War
War casualties