Union Cavalry Musician's Jacket

Date:
c. 1854

This colorful shell jacket was first introduced in 1854. The bright yellow stripes helped to distinguish a cavalry bugler at a distance.

Description (physical):

Wool. L 66.0 cm, W 49.0 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0009
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park