Military Puttees
Military Puttees
Military Puttees

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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

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Men's Clothing
World War I ➔ Military Puttees

These puttees are from the United States Army of the United States Armed Forces. They were worn during World War I (1914-1918) and are made of green wool.
1914 – 1918
4"" h 112"" w
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Gift Of Brigadier General Louis C. Covell

Louis C. Covell
Louis C. Covell was born in 1875. He served in the United States Army during the Spanish-American War as a Captain and was promoted to major and later, lieutenant colonel. In 1917, Covell became a brigadier general in the National Guard. He passed away in 1952. 

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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