Minnesota Historical Society M-Flame Logo

Catalog Record |

Civil War soldier's handmade suit

ID Number: 3616.H494.A,B

3D Objects


2 of 2 media
PREVIOUS IMAGE

xxstdClass Object ( [collection_name] => Collections Online [dbid] => 10288698 [event_date_label] => Dates [identifier_label] => Identifiers [link_label] => More information [name_label] => Names [spatial_label] => Places [subject_label] => Subjects [title_label] => Title [type_label] => Types [descriptions] => Array ( [0] => Handmade coarse white cotton jacket and trousers made by Orange S. King, of Company D, 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment. King reportedly made the suit from a sheet of muslin on which a comrade died during their incarceration at Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia, during the Civil War. King had received a bayonet wound to his right eye and was subsequently captured at the Battle of Bull Run on July 21, 1861, where the 1st Minnesota sustained the heaviest casualties of any Federal regiment in the field. ) [event_display_dates] => Array ( [0] => Created: not earlier than 07/21/1861 - not later than 01/05/1862 [1] => Content: not earlier than 1861 - not later than 1865 ) [family_name_displays] => Array ( ) [given_name_displays] => Array ( ) [identifier_displays] => Array ( [0] => 3616.H494.A,B (Accession Number) ) [images] => Array ( [0] => stdClass Object ( [forsale] => cms-photo-reprint [image_link] => http://collections.mnhs.org/cms/web5/media.php?thumb=yes&irn=10242223 [caption] => 3616.H494.A,B ) [1] => stdClass Object ( [forsale] => cms-photo-reprint [image_link] => http://collections.mnhs.org/cms/web5/media.php?thumb=yes&irn=10242224 [caption] => 3616.H494.A,B, back detail ) ) [link] => http://collections.mnhs.org/cms/display.php?irn=10288698 [locations] => Array ( ) [name_displays] => Array ( [0] => King, Private Orange S. [1] => United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1864), Company D [2] => United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1864) ) [related_name_displays] => Array ( ) [spatial_displays] => Array ( [0] => Richmond, Independent City, Virginia, United States [1] => Minnesota, United States ) [subject_displays] => Array ( [0] => Libby Prison [1] => United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons. [2] => Civil War [3] => Clothing.Men's Suits & Ensembles.Complete Suits [4] => Military.1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars).Clothing.Accessories [5] => suit (main garment) [6] => jacket (garment) [7] => trousers ) [titles] => Array ( [0] => Civil War soldier's handmade suit ) [type_displays] => Array ( [0] => Artifacts ) [server] => 127.0.0.1 ) xx

NOTE: Collections items are NOT for sale. You may, however, purchase a reproduction image of this item if you see a "BUY" button.

PREVIOUS IMAGE
Catalog Record |