Zouave jacket

Description
Zouave units were known for their bravery and drills during the Civil War. Units that demonstrated exceptional skill in drilling were sometimes rewarded with Zouave uniforms. This was the case for the 155th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jacket
associated date
1861-1865
Measurements
overall: 20 in x 34 1/2 in; 50.8 cm x 87.63 cm
ID Number
AF*24947.01
accession number
64127
catalog number
24947.01
subject
Military
Civil War
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History
Civil War
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
depicted
Kagan, Neil, editor. Smithsonian Civil War: Inside the National Collection

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