US Army colonel's uniform frock coat

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Titles US Army colonel's uniform frock coat
Description United States Army infantry colonel's wool flannel double-breasted frock coat. It was worn during the Civil War by Colonel Christopher C. Andrews of the 3rd Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The coat has quilted cotton lining, a velvet faced collar and cuffs, infantry colonel's shoulder straps, and gilded brass "eagle-I" buttons.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 39 2/5 inches length
15 3/4 inches width (shoulder)
Nomenclature frock coat
military uniform
Materials wool flannel
velvet
gilded brass (alloy)
Subjects Owned/used by: Andrews, C. C. (Christopher Columbus)
Issued by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1865)
Used in: Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Minnesota, United States
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Clothing. Uniforms
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6233.2.A (Accession Number)

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