Army Corps of Engineers Sergeant's Trousers, Model 1861, Type I

Description:

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.

Associated Date: 1861 - 18711861

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: U.S. War Department

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25101.007Catalog Number: 25101.007Accession Number: 64127

Object Name: TrousersObject Type: trousersOther Terms: Trousers; Man; Army; Engineer; Sergeant; Enlisted Man

Physical Description: wool (overall material)sky blue (overall color)yellow (stripe color)tin (buttons material)Measurements: overall: 30 in x 29 in; 76.2 cm x 73.66 cmoverall (padded): 42 in x 13 in x 1 in; 106.68 cm x 33.02 cm x 2.54 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-1f30-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_445518

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