Dragoon Soldier-Tools of the Trade
The tools in this case are the uniform components and the accouterments of the dragoon soldier. Immediately below is a picture of a soldier in the dress uniform of the soldier, further down is a soldier dressed in the fatigue uniform. The dress uniform would have been worn for formal military occasions, such as guard duty and dress parade. The fatigue uniform was the work uniform of the soldiers.
Dress uniform components shown here consist of:
Fatigue uniform components shown here consist of
Did You Know?
Politics made strange bedfellows. John Little, a proslavery man, was shot to death at his father's store, by free state men who raided Fort Scott in December 1858. A friend, George Crawford, a free state man, was staying with Little that night. Crawford had once been the target of proslavery men.