Trousers

Description
These Zouave-style trousers belonged to Lieutenant Charles R. Carville of the 165th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment. This was the 2nd Battalion of the famed 5th New York Volunteer Duryee's Zouaves. This unit primarily served in the Lower Seaboard Theater of the Civil War. In 1864 the 165th moved northward to join Union forces in the Shenandoah Valley.
Location
Currently not on view
associated date
ca 1861-1865
Physical Description
metal, gilt (trim color)
red (overall color)
Measurements
overall (padded): 42 in x 15 in x 2 in; 106.68 cm x 38.1 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
AF*10623
accession number
46623
catalog number
239198
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History
Civil War
Military
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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