PictureElijah Crow Woodward's Columbus jacket is another example of an early Confederate depot uniform that pre-dates the end of commutation. Woodward served with Company C, 9th Kentucky Infantry. Artifact courtesy of the Kentucky Military History Museum, Frankfort, Kentucky.
Picture issued in Mississippi in 1862 or 1863. It has a six-button front (cast brass, Roman I buttons); four-piece body (no side pieces); one-piece sleeves; and, no original pockets. The basic cloth is a plain weave, woolen-cotton fabric; undyed woolen weft and brown-stained cotton warp; and, an unbleached osnaburg lining
Confederate shell jacket worn by Pvt. Joe Paxton Lyle, Co. D, 63rd Tennessee Infantry Regimentt., CSA. The buttons indicate artillery, though Lyle did not serve in artillery. The jacket is Richmond Depot issue. Lyle fought at the Battle of the Crater, was captured at Petersburg, and imprisoned at Ft. Delaware Prison.
Confederate Sergeant Major’s Jacket The Confederate artillery jacket shown here is one of the few one will ever see with Non-Commissioned Officer’s rank insignia. This is one of the very few, true Confederate regulation uniform jackets. This stunning jacket is in excellent condition, with only the slightest of mothing; as the photos show, the insignia color remains brilliant. The rarity and condition of this coat mark it as one of the very best in public or private collections. This jacket…