US Army uniform frock coat

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Titles 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 (shoulder)
Nomenclature frock coat
military uniform
Materials wool (textile)
cotton (textile)
brass (alloy)
Creation Issued by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1864), Company K
Subjects Owned/used by: Marvin, Mathew
United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1864)
Used in: Minnesota, United States
Used in: Civil War, 1861-1865
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 (Civil War)
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6390.1 (Accession Number)

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