Object Detail


Maker and Role
Unknown Maker
Date
1839-1861
Object Type
Media
Wool, brass
Dimensions
39 x 24" (99.1 x 61cm)
Description
This coatee is an example of a regulation uniform jacket prescribed for field-grade officers serving in South Carolina’s militia between 1839 and 1861. The jacket was sent from Captain Percival Drayton to Admiral Samuel Francis du Pont as part of variety of captured military equipment and supplies from a raid at Rockville, South Carolina, on December 17, 1861.
Collection
Louise du Pont Crowninshield Estate
Object No
90.1.6.1
Currently on Display
Yes
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