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Catalog Number 1970.08.01 a-b
Object Name Uniform
Dimensions W-18 L-29.5 inches
Notes This is a uniform jacket and trousers from World War I. The jacket is an olive drab cotton jacket with mandarin collar. Attached to the left side of the collar is a bronze-colored pin signifying Infantry Company letter. The pin has two crossed rifles and the letter "G" below. On the other side of the collar is another pin, U.S. Regulars, regimental number. This pin has "US" in raised letters across the top and "306" in raised numbers across the bottom. Attached to the inside, front, of the mandarin collar are two hook and eyes. Attached to each shoulder is an epaulette with a single standard military style button attached, to the end nearest the collar. The right sleeve contains no insignia, however, the left sleeve contains 77th Division patch at the top of the shoulder, and a red inverted "V" shaped patch for discharge near the elbow. Further down the sleeve, near the cuff, is another patch, which is in the shape of two "V" for overseas stripes. Approximately 2.50 inches up from the end of the sleeve is a horizontal strip of cotton ribbon tape, also olive drab in color. The front of the jacket contains five buttons, all standard military issue. The jacket contains four patch pockets, two along the top, one on each side of the chest and two at the bottom, one on each side.
The uniform jodhpur style pants, are an olive drab cotton. The pants have seven belt loops around the waist along with two buckles on either side of the waist. The front of the jadhpurs has two slit pockets on each hip, both button shut in the corner (to the outside of the pants). Inside the right pocket is a watch pocket. There are two slit pockets on the back of the pants too, one on each side. The pants button up with five olive colored plastic buttons. The end of each leg contains eight plastic olive plastic buttons, on each leg. The bottom of each leg is lined with a lighter olive green cotton binding tape.
Search Terms World War I
Army
Uniform
Historical
Military