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    Nicely ID'd Civil War Officer's Frock Coat of Captain Henrie Crandall. Crandall initially saw service with the first Rhode Island Light Artillery from May 2 to August 6, 1861, including 1st Bull Run. He was subsequently appointed to the General Staff of the State of Rhode Island, and the uniform is accompanied by a letter of introduction from Governor James Y. Smith dated January 8, 1865. Crandall's name is neatly printed in ink on the liner of the hanging loop inside the coat. Single breasted nine button front, three buttons on each cuff and one on each tail, all D. Evans & Co. Rhode Island state seals. Excellent period sleeve cut, tufted at the shoulders, raw cut skirt. Very fine quality blue wool, black silk quilted breast lining, draped skirt. Breast and tail pockets lined with brown polished cotton. White cotton sleeve lining, and black velvet lining in the stand up collar, which rises to 1.75" at the back. Triple bullion border, 2" wide, shoulder straps with black velvet (staff) background, about perfect. Lining excellent with some areas of wear and some frayed spots from mothing in the wool. Wool with some small scattered moth holes, and just a few larger (.5") holes. Overall excellent, very sound, with nice color and lots of character. A nice Civil War officer's frock coat with impeccable ID.

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    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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