This jacket is from the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. It was worn in the late 1800s by M. F. Smith. It is made of gray wool and features Battalion Adjutant insignias on both sleeves.
United States Military Academy The United States Military Academy (USMA) was founded in 1802 in West Point, New York. It is a four-year service academy and is one of the four United States military service academies. To attend the academy, candidates must apply directly and receive a nomination. Those who are accepted are known as cadets and are officers-in-training. Tuition is fully funded by the United States Army in exchange for an active duty service obligation upon graduation. Students also receive a bachelor of science upon graduation.