Shell jacket worn by Henry S. Gansevoort


Shell jacket worn by Henry S. Gansevoort when a member of the 7th New York National Guard in 1861, during the American Civil War. The cadet gray wool jacket has black lace trim on a standing collar, black shoulder straps, black cuff patches with three buttons, brown lining, and New York state buttons down its front.

Associated Date: 1861 - 1865

Wearer: Gansevoort, Henry S.

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: United States: New York

Subject: ArmyNational GuardCivil War


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Credit Line: Mrs. Abraham Lansing

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.12843Catalog Number: 12843Accession Number: 53757

Object Name: JacketOther Terms: Jacket; Man; M, New York; Rgt 7; Officer

Physical Description: gray (overall color)wool (overall material)Measurements: overall (padded): 30 1/2 in x 20 in x 2 1/4 in; 77.47 cm x 50.8 cm x 5.715 cm


Record Id: nmah_413036

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