Wed, Feb 22, 2017 10:00AM EST - Thu, Feb 23, 2017 10:00AM EST
Epaulets, Buckle, Sword Belt with Hangers and Stirrups. Navy blue wool post-Civil War Brigadier General Officer's coat, epaulets, buckle, sword belt with hangers and stirrups. Coat is double breasted with rows of 8 buttons marked with a harp and "Mass Volunteer Militia." Buttons are properly spaced for Brigadier General Officer's frock coat. 6.5" bell-shaped elbows and the skirt measures 17" to rough edge. Bullion collar with 4 button cuffs. Center vent on the back with 2 sets of 2 buttons. The Model 1851 Officer's hat made by Benton Bush with navy wool body and leather visor. Red silk lined with maker's mark. 2.5" leather sweat band.
Generally overall good condition with the buckle, epaulets, sword belt and stirrups. Coat has light mothing and staining. The lining inside the jacket displays tears consistent with use. The inside seem at the skirt is torn. The officer's hat is in good condition with mothing. The leather visor is loose on the right side. The insignia on front of the officer's hat displays "2nd Brig" over "MVM". Officer's hat comes in original box.