Uniform of Henry M. Shaw,LieutenantCol.of 8th Regiment, NC State Troops.
Shaw was captured atRoanoke Islandon February 8th, 1862. Born inCurrituckCounty, Henry M. Shaw was appointed colonel of the Eighth Regiment North Carolina State Troops on May 16, 1861. Shaw returned to returned to military duty after a prisoner exchange and later died in action nearNew Bernon February 1, 1864.
Grey wool Confederate Infantry uniform with gold braid on sleeves, Lt. Col. stars on collar (1 missing), and buttons with US staff eagle and shield, collar lined with green velvet.
Source:North CarolinaMuseumof History, 1914.236.9