Captain Grenville F. Sparrow coat, ca. 1864
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Capt. Grenville F. Sparrow (1837-1907) wore this coat as part of his uniform in the Civil War.
He rose from sergeant to lieutenant to captain of Co. A, 17th Maine volunteers. The shoulder bars are those of a captain.
- Title: Captain Grenville F. Sparrow coat, ca. 1864
- Creation Date: circa 1864
- Subject Date: 1864
- State: ME
- Media: Wool, cotton, brass
- Local Code: 1998.453.3
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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LC Subject Headings
Maine--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
17th Maine infantry (1861-1865)
United States. Army. Maine infantry, 17th (1861-1865)
Maine infantry. 17th (1861-1865)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States. Army--Uniforms--History--19th century
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