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Bluford Sharp coats

 Collection — Container: FB Misc Box 5
Identifier: LH-0021

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.


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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.

Processing Information

Processed by Madison Seyres, 2019
Guide to the Bluford Sharp Coats
Finding aid prepared by Madison Seyres, 2019.
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Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States