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US Army uniform frock coat
Description United States Army 1851 pattern infantry enlisted man's blue wool "nine-button" frock coat. The coat was worn by First Sergeant Mathew Marvin of the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company K. Marvin was mustered into the regiment on April 29, 1861 and was wounded three times; at Bull Run, Harrison's Landing, and Gettysburg, before being mustered out on May 5, 1864. The coat has pointed cuffs, die-stamped, gilt-brass, "eagle-I" Infantry buttons, a low standing band collar, and pockets sewn to the liner on each side with two additional pockets inside the rear skirt.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 35 1/2 inches length
18 1/8 inches width shoulders
Nomenclature Frock coat
Military uniform
Creation Issued by: United States Army, 1st Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1864), Company K
Subjects Owned/used by: Marvin, Sergeant Mathew
United States Army, 1st Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1864)
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used in Civil War
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Clothing. Uniforms
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1864

Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6390.1