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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2856M Marlborough
October 30, 2015 04:00 PMCalender
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Vest Identified to Henry Watts Shephard, 170th New York Volunteers, Corcoran's Irish Legion

$1,046$850
Auction: Sale #2856M - 2856M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 30, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Vest Identified to Henry Watts Shephard, 170th New York Volunteers, Corcoran's Irish Legion, c. 1862-65, medium blue twill woven cloth with two external pockets, cotton print panel back with buckle adjustment, and lined with two different calico patterns.

Provenance: The collection of Denis E. Reen.

Note: 1st Sergeant Henry Watts Shephard enlisted in the 170th New York Volunteers on August 26th, 1862, and mustered out on June 8th, 1865.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Some moth nips and wear from use, and one side panel has separated from the back.


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Keywords

Henry Watts Shephard, Denis E. Reen