Help with uniform

Virginia Dave

First Sergeant
Forum Host
Joined
Jan 3, 2019
Location
Waynesboro, Virginia
thumb200.jpg

Can anyone tell me anything about this uniform. Found this photo from my mothers side of the family. James Ellis Leftwich 1844-1921 is the gentleman in the photo. thanks for your help.
 

Mrs. V

2nd Lieutenant
Joined
May 5, 2017
Hmm, at first glance I would have said frock coat, given the way it drapes on him.
 

Package4

1st Lieutenant
Joined
Jul 28, 2015
View attachment 414260
Can anyone tell me anything about this uniform. Found this photo from my mothers side of the family. James Ellis Leftwich 1844-1921 is the gentleman in the photo. thanks for your help.
I also have him on the rolls of the 54th VA Co G enlisting on 9/1/63, which would most likely put that jacket as a type II.
 
Last edited:
Top