The Red River Campaign - fought on land and in the waterways of North and Central Louisiana in
Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox was the most significant surrender of the war, but it wasn't the official end of the Civil War.
The black trim is in keeping with uniforms worn by Louisiana and North Carolina troops, although an exact state affiliation can not be determined.
John Bell Hood (June 1831 – August was a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Hood had a reputation for bravery & aggressiveness that sometimes bordered on recklessness.
Confederate Officer's Double Breasted Shell Jacket. Worn by First Lt. Edward Bryan, 31st North Carolina Infantry Regt. wounded at Cold Harbor and surrendered May 1865. Two bars on each side of collar together with one gold bullion quatrefoil on each sleeve reflect rank. ( One row Quatrefoil - 1st and 2nd Lt. ; Two rows - Capt.; Three rows - Major, Lt. Col., Colonel : Four rows - General )
Columbus Depot jacket with red facings
The uniform of Confederate General P. Beauregard appears on display at Louisiana’s Civil War Museum in New Orleans. Inside the museum, battle flags line the walls.
Louisiana soldiers were certainly fond of trim early in the war.
Private James H. Curtis, Co. D, North Carolina Infantry.
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