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.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||35 1/2 inches length
18 1/8 inches width (shoulder)
|Creation||Issued by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1864), Company K
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
|Credit Line||Minnesota Historical Society Collections|
|Holding Type||3D Objects|