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?
Fort Scott never did have a wall around it. It was built upon a bluff which had three steep sides and opened up to prairie in a gradual slope on the south. Many forts were not built with walls at the time; the fort with a stockade is more a product of Hollywood mythology than actual fact.