Military Jacket
Military Jacket


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Clothing and Accessories
Men's Clothing
Uniforms ➔ Military Jacket

Identifier:
93839
Description:
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. 
Date:
circa 1895
Materials:
Wool
Dimensions:
31.5" h 25" w
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Museum Purchase
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
V is for Veterans ()
Makers/Donors
Purchase

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. 
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