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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

American Civil War ➔ Uniform, American Civil War

Reproduction American Civil War uniform with multiple parts.Was worn by the donor who participated in Civil War reenactments. This is likely a reproduction of a Private US Infantry Fatigue Marching Order uniform. It contains a shirt, pants, jacket, satchel, cap, boots, belt with pistol holster and knife sheath, gloves, kerchief, belt with US buckle, leather cartridge case and an over the shoulder canteen.;Items in this donation are a grouping of uniforms and objects worn or used by a typical soldier during the American Civil War (1861-1865). All of the components are reproduction and are to be used for the purposes of education. There are 3 uniforms (some components can be mixed and matched): 1 full dress and the other 2 are marching order. The rest of the objects are supplies or equipment that would be carried by a typical solider.
2000 – 2013
Assorted Fabrics Leather
Current Location Status:
Education Program
Gift Of Adam Bartone

Investigate: Civil War Artifacts (September 10 2017)
During the Investigate program, students will take the role of Museum curators and use close observation and critical thinking to discover the origin, meaning, and importance of real objects from the Museum’s Collection. Students will learn how to handle and study primary sources and will be pushed to consider how singular objects or groups of objects can tell meaningful stories about our place.

  • Students will be able to analyze primary sources (artifacts and photographs) and make inferences about the story or significance of the sources.
  • Students will be able to explain the broad causes and players in the Civil War, including Michigan’s role.
  • Students will be able to describe what life was like for a Civil War soldier.
Curriculum Connections:
  • NGSS Science and Engineering Practices: Constructing Explanations; Engaging in Argument from Evidence
  • ELA Common Core Standards by Domain: Research to Build and Present Knowledge
  • Michigan K-12 Social Studies Standards: H1 The World in Temporal Terms: Historical Habits of Mind, H3 The History of Michigan and the Great Lakes Region, H4 The History of the United States, U5 Civil War and Reconstruction, P1 Reading and Communication, P2 Inquiry Research and Analysis

Bartone, Adam

Andrea Melvin