US Army cavalry soldier's jacket and trousers

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Titles US Army cavalry soldier's jacket and trousers
Description United States Army cavalry enlisted soldier's dress uniform worn by Private Oscar V. Challander of the 12th Cavalry, Company H. The navy blue wool uniform consists of a jacket and trousers. The gold trimmed jacket (.A) is draped with a gold aiguillette, has gilt brass General Service buttons and a standing band collar with gilt brass crossed sabers pins at either side with "12" and "H" in the angles. The trousers (.B) have a four-button fly closure with top hook-and-eye catch, a lace placket at the back waist, and back pockets and belt loops that are trimmed with gold braid.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 29 inches length (68.138.2.A, jacket)
17 inches width (68.138.2.A, jacket, shoulder)
41 inches length (68.138.2.B, pants)
13 1/2 inches width (68.138.2.B, pants, waist)
Nomenclature military uniform
Materials wool (textile)
gold (metal)
brass (alloy)
Creation Issued by: United States, Army, Cavalry Regiment, 12th (1901-1957, Company H
Subjects Owned/used by: Challander, Oscar V.
Used in: Minnesota, United States
World War, 1914-1918--Equipment and supplies
World War I
Military. 1900-1913 (pre-World War I). Clothing. Uniforms
Military. 1914-1918 (World War I). Clothing. Uniforms
Dates Creation: 1910 - 1917
Use: Approximately 1918
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 68.138.2.A,B (Accession Number)

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