Confederate Infantry Shell Jacket
Catalog #: 67633M Accession #: 220760
Credit: Division of Military History and Diplomacy, National Museum of American History
Dimensions / Weight
Dimensions: 22" H x 20" W
Gray wool with gold colored buttons.
This type of jacket was worn by Infantrymen in the Confederate Army. They became the standard uniform by virtue of being less expensive and easier to make than the regulation frock coat.
Country: United States
War: Civil War