Bluford Sharp coats
Collection — Container: FB Misc Box 5
Scope and Contents
Two coats: a single-breasted file fabric, tan overseer's coat lined with army green silk and a grey wool felt Confederate Army Reunion coat lined with brown cotton with buttons bearing Georgia's emblem.
Conditions Governing Access
Open to all users.
Conditions Governing Use
Intellectual and copyrights are not applicable.
Biographical / Historical
Bluford Sharp was born September 4, 1840, and died March 31, 1917, in Carrollton, Georgia. He owned the land where the University of West Georgia now stands and lived in the Bonner House. The uniform was made after the war for him to wear to Confederate soldiers' reunions.
3.38 Linear Feet (2 items)
Confederate uniform designed for Confederate soldiers' reunions and an overseer's coat belonging to Bluford Sharp.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Date of gift and donor unknown. Gift was made prior to 2012, likely around the year 1996.
Processed by Madison Seyres, 2019
- Guide to the Bluford Sharp Coats
- Finding aid prepared by Madison Seyres, 2019.
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