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Major General George McClellan's Coat Worn at Antietam. Blue wool frock coat, non-regulation.

Today in President Lincoln names George McClellan general in chief of the Union armies. McClellan wore this coat at Antietam, the bloodiest.

Superb CSA Lieutenant Colonel of Staff officer's regulation frock coat and sash. Two 1 ½" five pointed stars are affixed to each side of the collar.

Superb CSA Lieutenant Colonel of Staff officer's regulation frock coat and sash. Two 1 ½" five pointed stars are affixed to each side of the collar.

Unknown soldier from the 6th Wisconsin Co. A showing the tall black "hardee" hat, white gaiters and frock coat of the Iron Brigade.

Soldier from Co. A, Wisconsin, showing the tall black Hardee hat, white gaiters and frock coat of the Iron Brigade

Coat used in the American Civil War.

Dating back to 1844 in Baltimore, Maryland’s premier history museum and library preserve and teach four centuries of exciting and dramatic stories to visitors of all ages.

Uniform Coat worn by Captain Thomas Pinckney (Charleston, SC), son of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney of Revolutionary War fame. Served in the St. James Mounted Riflemen which was later incorporated into the 4th Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry. Captured at Haw’s Shop, VA in May 1864, Pinckney was among the “Immortal 600,” a group of Confederate prisoners held in a crude stockade in front of Federal fortifications on Morris Island to discourage Confederate artillery fire. Charleston Museum.

Uniform Coat worn by Captain Thomas Pinckney (Charleston, SC), son of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney of Revolutionary War fame. Served in the St. James Mounted Riflemen which was later incorporated into the 4th Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry. Captured at Haw’s Shop, VA in May 1864, Pinckney was among the “Immortal 600,” a group of Confederate prisoners held in a crude stockade in front of Federal fortifications on Morris Island to discourage Confederate artillery fire. Charleston Museum.

Napoleontic Hussar's costume, cotton, wool, metal. Made by Angela Mombers. You can see how it's made on https://www.facebook.com/Walkingthroughhistory

Miniature portrait of a man wearing an uniform, Collection Stieftelsen Nordiska Museum. CC-BY-NC-ND French Hussar uniform from Captain of the regiment of the Napoleontic Army.

*HUGE AMERICAN MILITARY LONG DRUM ~ Dynamic eagle on a prussian ground, c. 1845-1865: A Long drum is a British-style, field bass drum that is rare among surviving American military examples.

*HUGE AMERICAN MILITARY LONG DRUM ~ Dynamic eagle on a prussian ground, c. 1845-1865: A Long drum is a British-style, field bass drum that is rare among surviving American military examples.

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