Uniforms - Civil War-Union Army Volunteers RG98s - Civil War Photos Box 76.50 Group photo of enlisted men of either the 1st or 2nd Regiment, Rhode Island Detached Militia. They are wearing the distinctive smock type jackets of both units.
Ft. Jay, Governors Island, N.Y., 1941, showing the outfitting of a recruit. This old-time regular, who does the fitting, can remember when coat hangers in Q.M.C. were unheard of. Uniforms today are issued neatly pressed. 1/29/41