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US Army officer's uniform jacket
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.
Content Category: artifacts
23 1/5 inches length
17 1/4 inches width (shoulder)
gilded brass (alloy)
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
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
Use: Exactly 1865 (Worn at Lincoln's funeral.)
Minnesota Historical Society Collections
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
6645.2 (Accession Number)