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The bloodied coat of Lt. Col. Thomas Ruffin of Johnston County, worn when he was mortally wounded in battle in Virginia Oct. 15, 1863, During a live webcast September 10 from the N.C. Museum of History, you can get a behind-the-scenes look at a working textile conservation lab and see some of techniques Myers uses to conserve Civil War uniforms. An Internet connection is all that is required to participate. To register, simply fill out the form at http://www.ncdcr.gov/CivilWarTextiles.

See Civil War Uniforms in the Conservation Process

See Civil War Uniforms in the Conservation Process: The frock coat of Lt. Thomas Ruffin will be one of the items shown in the webcast : September 10 to register : www.

Confederate Cavalry Lieutenant’s frock coat worn by G. Julian Pratt of the 18th Virginia Cavalry, Imboden’s Brigade, of cadet gray wool broadcloth. Faded yellow broadcloth piping on the collar, the front edge of the coat and the pocket flaps and vents. Sewn into the collar are two flat ½” gold braid bars indicating Pratt’s rank of 1st Lieutenant.  He saw action at Gettysburg, New Market, Piedmont and Third Winchester where he was wounded on September 19, 1864.

A well tailored Confederate cavalry lieutenant’s frock coat worn by G. Julian Pratt of the Virginia Cavalry. Its fabric remains in excellent condition;

Uniform Coat worn by Edward Willis (Charleston, SC) who served as chief quartermaster on the staff of General P.G.T. Beauregard.

Uniform Coat worn by Edward Willis (Charleston, SC) who served as chief quartermaster on the staff of General P.

Frock coat worn by Henry Clay Albright, Company G, Twenty-sixth Regiment North Carolina Troops, ca. 1862. The shoulder straps conform to 1861 regulations for officers' uniforms.  NC Museum of History.

Frock coat worn by Henry Clay Albright, Company G, Twenty-sixth Regiment North Carolina Troops, ca. The shoulder straps conform to 1861 regulations for officers' uniforms. NC Museum of History.

Uniform Coat worn by Captain Horace Hann Sams (Beaufort, SC)_DSC7262 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Uniform Coat worn by Captain Horace Hann Sams (Beaufort, SC) who served in the Confederate Army’s Subsistence Department. He died in Confederate States General Hospital no. 12 at Greensboro, NC on May Charleston Museum.

A rarity indeed an extant VMI Cadet uniform ca. 1861. Courtesy The Picket Post in Fredericksburg VA.

American Civil War Flags - A rarity indeed an extant VMI Cadet uniform ca. Courtesy The Picket Post in Fredericksburg VA.

Confederate Colonel John Thompson Brown's Uniform Frock Coat

Military & Patriotic:Civil War, A Very Rare Confederate Colonel's Frock Coat - Colonel JohnThompson Brown, Virginia Artillery, killed at the Battle ofth.

Confederate Army officer's coat belonging to Christopher (Kit) Williams of Henderson County, member of the 27th Tennessee Infantry.  An attorney in Memphis, raised a company in his hometown of Lexington. He was chosen colonel of the regiment. Williams and the 27th were at the Battle of Shiloh where Williams was struck and killed by a bullet to the chest.   Tennessee State Museum Collection, 2005.73

Confederate Army officer's frock coat belonging to Christopher (Kit) Williams of Henderson County, a member of the Tennessee Infantry. Williams, an attorney in Memphis, raised a company in his hometown of Lexington.

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