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US Army artillery major's uniform
Description United States Army artillery officer's uniform. The uniform consists of a lined, double-breasted frock coat and a pair of trousers all in black wool felt. The uniform was worn during the Civil War by Major Christopher B. Heffelfinger of the 1st Minnesota Heavy Artillery.
Quantity 2 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 39 3/4 inches length (A) length of back
17 1/4 inches width (A) across shoulders
29 1/8 inches circumference (B) waist
28 3/4 inches length (B) inseam
Nomenclature Military uniform
Frock coat
Trousers
Creation Issued by: United States Army, 1st Minnesota Heavy Artillery Regiment (1864-1865)
Issued by: United States Army
Subjects Owned/used by: Heffelfinger, Major Christopher B.
Used in Civil War
Used in United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Clothing. Uniforms
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6402.1.A,B