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.

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About This Item

  • 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

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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