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US Army officer's frock coat

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Description United States Army infantry company-grade officer's single-breasted "nine-button" wool frock coat. The coat was worn during the Civil War by Captain Jeremiah C. Donahower of the 2nd Minnesota Infantry Regiment. The coat has blackish green polished cotton lining, three buttons at each cuff, a row of nine down the front, and four at the rear placket, all gilt brass with an embossed eagle.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 38 3/5 inches length
16 3/4 inches width shoulders
Nomenclature Frock coat
Military uniform
Creation Issued by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865)
Subjects Used by: Donahower, Captain Jeremiah C.
Used in Civil War
Used in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Clothing. Uniforms
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865

Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 625.H328

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