VMI Cadet Tailcoat Worn By Charles R. Norris (co. B, 27th Va Inf.) When Killed 21 July 1861

Date:
c. 1860
Creator:
Vanderslice

VMI CADET TAILCOAT WORN BY CHARLES R. NORRIS (CO. B, 27TH VA INF.) WHEN KILLED 21 JULY 1861. SINGLE BREASTED; STAND UP COLLAR; CADET GRAY WOOL TRIMMED WITH BLACK BRAID; PADDED FRONT WITH RED LINING; WHITE COTTON SLEEVE LINING; GILT/BRASS VMI CADET BUTTONS (BACKMARK: R&W ROBINSON, EAGLE) IN 3 ROWS DOWN FRONT (TOP CENTER & LEFT COLLAR MISSING);2 BUTTONS EACH AT BACK WAIST & ON TAILS; NO CUFF BUTTONS; LABEL INSIDE COLLAR: WIGHT";ENTRY WOUND HOLE THROUGH FRONT LEFT SHOULDER AREA; EXTENSIVE MOTH DAMAGE." Origin: LEXINGTON, VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Wool, Cotton, Brass. H: 76 cm, W: 42 cm, D: 24 cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1966
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park