US Army officer's uniform jacket
|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.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||23 1/5 inches length
17 1/4 inches width (shoulder)
|Creation||Issued by: United States, Army, Illinois Infantry Regiment, 65th (1862-1865)
Owned/used by: Calladine, Lieutenant George
Used in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Used in Civil War, 1861-1865
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
Use: Exactly 1865 (Worn at Lincoln's funeral.)
|Credit Line||Minnesota Historical Society Collections|
|Holding Type||3D Objects|