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US Army major general's frock coat and silk lining fragments

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Description United States Army major general's frock coat (A) and silk lining fragments (B). The blue wool coat has three rows of three gilded eagle buttons and red silk lining. The coat was worn by Brigadier General Henry H. Sibley and donated by his granddaughter to the Daughters of the American Revolution, Sibley House Association.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 45 inches height coat
17 inches width coat
16 1/2 inches height fabric swatch
16 1/2 inches length fabric swatch
Nomenclature Coat (garment)
Subjects Owned/used by: Sibley, Henry Hastings
Used in Civil War
Used in U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Clothing. Uniforms
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1865 Sibley was breveted major general November 1865
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 768.A,B

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