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    Civil War Union Cavalry Enlisted Man's Shell Jacket Made by Rockhill & Wilson, Philadelphia. Size mark (or inspector marked)"11" and maker's mark (R & W / NOV. 3 64" stamped in the left upper sleeve lining and maker's mark faintly stamped again in the right upper sleeve. Original rough white wool body and sleeve linings. Retains the original "Scovills & Co. Extra" general service buttons (Rockhill & Wilson ordered 800 gross of army buttons from Scovills on August 15, 1864) with twelve on front, two on each side of the collar, and two on each functional split cuff. Bright yellow worsted wool tape piping with original saber belt tufts/ supports at rear. The standard issue Union cavalry uniform jacket for enlisted men in both volunteer and regular establishment units which also saw service in the American west until the adoption of the 1872 uniform patterns. A very nice example of this attractive and desirable Civil War uniform jacket.


    Condition: Very good to excellent. A few small moth tracks and holes on the body but nothing major or detractive. Lining in both body and sleeves nice.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    10th Sunday
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