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Object Name: Coat
Date: 1915-1918
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Medium: Wool, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 3 x 21 x 32 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 53.3 x 82.6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Khaki-colored wool millitia officer's single-breasted coat, with 1 5/8" closed stand-up collar with "U.S. N.G." insignia at the corners of the collar, infantry crossed-rifle insignia near the shoulders, with "107" above; shoulder loops which button at the collar end, shield-breasted eagle insignia pinned to left loop; 5 buttons down the front; 4 pockets on the front, with flaps which button closed; closed sleeves (no cuffs) with one band of gold lacing around each wrist; 4 panels across the back; lined with brown twill-weave cotton.
Credit Line: Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York, through Major Kenneth C. Miller
Object Number: 1951.504a
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Marks: applied: corners of collar: "NG / U.S." cast: above infantry insignia: "107" stamped: reverse of front buttons: "R. LIEBMANN MFG CO / NEW YORK"

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This coat was worn by Colonel Willard C. Fisk dudring World War I, while he was in command of the 107th Infantry, New York National Guard, 7th Regiment.