US Army officer's uniform jacket

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Description United States Army mounted infantry officer's wool flannel shell jacket. It was worn by Lieutenant George Calladine of the 65th Illinois Volunteer Infantry while standing honor guard at the bier of Abraham Lincoln. The jacket has 1st Lieutenant's shoulder straps and gilded brass "eagle-I" buttons.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 23 1/5 inches length
17 1/4 inches width (shoulder)
Nomenclature Jacket (garment)
Military uniform
Creation Issued by: United States, Army, Illinois Infantry Regiment, 65th (1862-1865)
Subjects Owned/used by: Calladine, Lieutenant George
Lincoln, Abraham
Used in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Used in Civil War
Rites of passage
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Clothing. Uniforms
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865
(Civil War)
Use: Exactly 1865 Worn at Lincoln's funeral.
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6645.2

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