U.S. Army Uniforms



Uniform of the Army of the United States (Illustrated) from 1774-1899, Copyright 1885, Brigadier General Samuel B. Holabird (1826-1907), 17th Quartermaster General, July 1883 to June 1890, illustrated by H. A. Ogden, (1856-1936), lithographs by G. H. Buek & Co, New York

A quote from Where is the United States Army?, Fred. Perry Powers, The Chatauquan Magazine, Vol. XI, April 1890 to September 1890: "The quartermaster-general, Samuel B. Holabird, has improved greatly the quality of clothing furnished the soldiers and in particular he has made it possible for a private soldier to have uniforms that fit him."


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