Full Dress Uniform of General William T Sherman

Gala Uniform Civil War

William T. Sherman remains a controversial figure in U. S. history, even though over a century and a quarter has passed since the campaigns for which he made his name, although his place among America's commanders remains

Atu!¬ęcts courtesy of Chester secure. He had little use for the finery of the army and was rarely seen in his full dress uniform, seen here. The coat is regulation blue with the correct black velvet cuffs and collar, but the sash is rather broader and brighter than that worn by most other officers.

County Historical Society. West Chester Pa

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