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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Clothing and Accessories
Clothing Accessories
Men's Clothing
Uniforms ➔ Military Leggings

Identifier:
2018.1.384
Description:
These leggings are from the United States Armed Forces and were worn in the first half of the 20th century. They were worn by a horseman and are made of brown leather. 
Date:
1914 – 1945
Materials:
Leather
Dimensions:
12"" h 5"" w 8"" d
Current Location Status:
Conservation
Maker/Donor
United States Army
The United States Army is a service branch of the United States Armed Forces that specializes in ground-based offensive and defensive warfare. The mission of the United States Army is to fight and win our Nation's wars,  by providing prompt, sustained, land dominance, across the full range of military operations and the spectrum of conflict, in support of combatant commanders.The United States Army we know today has roots that can be traced back to the Continental Army which was formed in 1775 during the American Revolutionary War. After the War, The Congress of the Confederation officially created the United States Army in 1784 to replace the disbanded Continental Army. The United States Army is the largest military branch of the armed forces in which participates in disputes worldwide today through preserving peace and security and providing for the defense of the United States.
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Grand Rapids
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