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Overcoat

Object Number: 
1936.430
Date: 
1855-1865
Medium: 
Wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 49 1/2 in. ( 125.7 cm )
Description: 
Double breasted overcoat with four braid frogs on each side for buttons; 5 buttons under collar for attachment to cape.
Gallery Label: 
This overcoat was worn during the Civil War by Dr. Gabriel Grant (1826-1909), Surgeon of the 2nd New Jersey Volunteers and later Surgeon-in-Chief of the Division. Dr. Grant received a Congressional medal of honor. The coat was donated by Grant's son in 1936.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Madison Grant
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group