I Need Some Help in Identifying a Uniform


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It is most likely a Rhode Island officer, Burnside designed enlisted and officer wear, early in the war, that was very unusual, but easy to manufacture. The enlisted had a very plain (no pleats) blouse just like the one depicted and the officers would have a pleated one that went along with the regulation frock.

here are a couple of officer's wearing very similar attire of the 1st RI Vol in 1861:

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It is most likely a Rhode Island officer, Burnside designed enlisted and officer wear, early in the war, that was very unusual, but easy to manufacture. The enlisted had a very plain (no pleats) blouse just like the one depicted and the officers would have a pleated one that went along with the regulation frock.

here are a couple of officer's wearing very similar attire of the 1st RI Vol in 1861:

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Aha! That's who is to blame. He should have stayed with designing rifles.
 

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