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Object Number: 
Wool, cotton, metal
Overall: 1 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 43 in. ( 3.2 x 31.8 x 109.2 cm )
Medium blue wool trousers with yellow cord piping down the side of each leg; 6 button fly; 4 buttons around the waistband; right side watch pocket beneath the waistband, vertical slit pockets at the side seams; waist, fly and pocket lined with white cotton.
Gallery Label: 
These trousers were worn by corporal August Westhoff when he enlisted as a private in Company D. Corporal Westhoff served at the Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Richter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group