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Union Mounted Greatcoat
Division of Military History and Diplomacy, National Museum of American History

Union Mounted Greatcoat

Date: 1858-1865
Catalog #: 1997.3044.277    Accession #: 1997.3044
Credit: Division of Military History and Diplomacy, National Museum of American History

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 49.5" H x 31" W x 24" D

Physical Description

Sky blue wool, double breasted, stand and fall collar with over cape to top of cuffs. Gold colored buttons.

General History

Union Cavalry and Mounted Artillery soldiers were issued greatcoats to be worn over their uniforms during the winter months.


Keywords

Country: United States
War: Civil War
Service: Army
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