Shell jacket worn by Henry S. Gansevoort

Shell jacket worn by Henry S. Gansevoort

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Jacket
Other Terms
Jacket; Man; M, New York; Rgt 7; Officer
associated date
1861 - 1865
wearer
Gansevoort, Henry S.
Associated Place
United States: New York
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
ID Number
AF.12843
catalog number
12843
accession number
53757
Credit Line
Mrs. Abraham Lansing
subject
Army
National Guard
Civil War
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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