These model 1861 type I dismounted trousers would have been worn by a Sergeant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Sky blue wool kersey twill trousers with a six button fly and four large buttons around the waist. Buttons are tin. There are two vertical slash pockets and a watch pocket on the right side. The waistband facing and pockets are made of cotton twill. A red numeral "1" is stamped on the left back facing. "T Martin" is stamped above the left pocket. There is a "V" shaped slit and two eyelet holes for waist adjustment at the rear of the waistband. There is a 1 1/2" yellow wool tape stripe that runs from the waistband to the cuff on the outside seam of each leg. The trousers are unlined. There is a one inch slit at the bottom of the outer seam of each trouser leg.
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