THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR
Coat

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Description Pattern 1883 Fatigue Blouse: dark blue wool body with fold-down collar; five gilt brass eagle buttons on front; three gilt eagle buttons on each cuff; Pattern 1887 1st Class Hospital Steward's chevrons on each sleeve consisting of three emerald green chevron with one emerald green arc, white silk thread chained stitched along borders, dark blue wool center with red cross in center; and black cotton lining in body of coat.
Used by Frank Callies, Company B, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard during the Spanish-American War. Stamped "Co. B" in red inside. maker's label of David Adler & Sons Clothing Company.
Dimensions W-14.5 L-28 inches
Year Range from 1887
Event Spanish-American War
Year range to 1898
Made David Adler & Sons Clothing Company
Material Wool/Cotton/Brass/Gilt/Silk
Makers mark David Adler & Sons/Clothing Co.
Object ID 2205-15
Object Name Coat
People Callies, Frank E.
Used Callies, Frank E.
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