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Object Name: Officer's dress trousers
Date: 1860-1865
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Medium: Wool, silk, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 2 x 16 1/2 x 46 1/4 in. ( 5.1 x 41.9 x 117.5 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Medium blue wool infantry officer's dress trousers with black piping down the side of each leg; 6 button fly (top 2 buttons fasten on the interior), 6 buttons around the waistband (one missing), right side watch pocket, vertical slit pockets at the seams of each hip; 2 straps below the waistband at the back which buckle at the center to rectangular metal buckle with double-tongued chape; waistline and pockets lined with white silk; 2 buttons near each seam inside the hems of both legs, for stirrup attachments.
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John S. Appleby
Object Number: 1934.93d
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Marks: stamped: on buckle frame: "PATENT 1855"

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These infantry trousers were worn by Colonel John T. Lockman during his service in the Civil War. The Society owns the other pieces to this uniform.