Wool, cotton, metal
Overall: 3 x 23 x 31 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 58.4 x 80 cm )
Khaki-colored wool single-breasted Army officer's coat; 2" closed stand-up collar (2 sets hooks and eyes), with "U.S." and caduceus insignia at the corner of each side; shoulder loops which button at the collar end; 5 buttons down the front, 4 front pockets with flaps which button closed, 2 campaign bars above left pocket; closed sleeves (no cuffs) with a band of yellow lacing around each wrist, left shoulder patch, with "A" encircled in red against dark blue ground, 2 stripe chevron on left wrist above lacing; 3 panels on the back; coat lined with green twill-weave cotton, sleeves lined with white cotton.
Gift of Mrs. John B. Walker
cast: corners of collar, insignia: "U.S."
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