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ITEM THREE

Is it Civil War? NO


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This is a cavalry troop quartermaster sergeant of a type used 1872-1902. This manufacture style follows the Francis S. Johnston patent of January 21, 1873 and is characterized by wool material with machine stitching. Those of the Civil War were made of silk binding or worsted binding.


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This is an example of a Civil War era chevron.



Reference: Emerson, Chevrons p. 88.

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