Union Cavalry Uniform

Horse soldiers on both sides wore short jackets as part of their uniforms. Their cavalry branch was also represented by a yellow stripe down the outside seams of their pants. The Union uniform on this mannequin also features yellow piping on its tall collar. Troopers wore ankle-high boots as part of their formal uniform. Tall boots were reserved for field service.

Blanket roll

Chin strap positioned here when not needed

Yellow collar and jacket piping, signifying cavalry

Chin strap positioned here when not needed

Cavalry gauntlet

Worsted wool pants

Stiff, upright collar with decorative gold braid

Stirrup cup

Cinch Spur

Cavalry saber and scabbard

Security chain

Weights, which flipped against a horse's flanks to keep it moving

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