Gettysburg Jacket

The Civil War Union Shell Jacket of Henry H. Stone

Courtesy of Cowan’s Auctions, Inc.

In the fall of 1861 following Bull Run, the 11th Mass. or Boston Regiment changed from state gray fatigue clothing to regulation Federal blue. It is documented that Stone later wore this very same jacket at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Locust Grove before sending it home to his mother in April 1864.

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