Captain Granville F. Sparrow coat, ca. 1864

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Capt. Granville F. Sparrow (1837-1907) of the 17th Maine wore this frock coat as part of his Civil War uniform. Sparrow enlisted as a Sargent, and rose in rank to Lieutenant in Co. A. He was promoted to Captain of Co. B. The shoulder bars are for the rank of Captain.

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About This Item

  • Title: Captain Granville F. Sparrow coat, ca. 1864
  • Creation Date: circa 1864
  • Subject Date: 1864
  • Location: ME
  • Media: Wool, cotton, brass
  • Local Code: 1998.453.3
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
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