Military Coat
Military Coat
Military Coat
Military Coat
Military Coat
Military Coat
Military Coat
Military Coat


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Clothing and Accessories
Men's Clothing
Uniforms
American Civil War ➔ Military Coat

Identifier:
117948
Description:
This frock coat is from the Union Army of the United States Army. It was worn by a First Lieutenant, Infantry during the Civil War. 

This frock coat is made of navy blue wool and has brass Infantry buttons down the center front. It also has shoulder straps that represent First Lieutenant ranking.
Date:
1861 – 1865
Materials:
Wool
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Mrs. Carolyn Fairman
Rights:

Makers/Donors
Mrs. Carolyn Fairman

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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