Zouave jacket

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Description
Zouave units were known for their bravery and drills during the Civil War. Units that demonstrated exceptional skill in drilling were sometimes rewarded with Zouave uniforms. This was the case for the 155th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
Location
Currently not on view
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History
Military
Civil War
associated date
1861-1865
ID Number
AF.24947.01
accession number
64127
catalog number
24947.01
Credit Line
U.S. War Department
Related Publication
Kagan, Neil, editor. Smithsonian Civil War: Inside the National Collection
Measurements
overall: 20 in x 34 1/2 in; 50.8 cm x 87.63 cm
National Museum of American History
Object Name
jacket