Private Royal enlisted on October 18, 1861. He was mustered into Co. C., 38th North Carolina Regiment. On May 5, 1864he was wounded in the left shoulder at thebattle of the Wilderness, Virginia. Royal returned to duty in September 1864 and was captured at the Battle of Hatcher’s Run, Virginia on April 1, 1865. He was then paroled and returned home after the war. It appears private Royal was wearing this jacket when he was wounded.
This jacket style has a 4 piece body, 2 piece sleeve, 2 inside patch pockets, functional belt loops 7 button front for more information on this jacket click here.
Pattern includes 8 pages of instructions including digital pictures of individual pattern construction steps.
Materials Reqired for making this garment
2 Yards Jean Cloth 7 buttons for front closure
2 Yards Osnaburg lining 2 dark 4 hole buttons for belt loops