Confederate Enlisted Shell Jacket and Kepi of Amzi Leroy Williamson, Company B, 53rd North Carolina. The state of North Carolina dyed it's uniform fabrics either steel gray or cadet grey. In all likelihood, the present butternut color is a result of fading.
The butternut jacket of William A. Branch, Company G, 57th North Carolina Infantry, embodies the typical Confederate shell jacket or roundabout in color and cut. Artifact and image courtesy of North Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh, North Carolina.