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Uniform Arikara scout, Bob-Tailed Bull

Posted by Egbert on 27 Feb 2018, 07:39

Hello friends,
I hope anyone can help me ....
Maybe someone knows, what this Indian wears for a frock coat.
Which uniform is that and which color did it have?
It is the leader of the Arikara (Ree) scouts Bob-Tailed Bull
He was involved in the battle at the Little Bighorn.

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Greetings Egbert
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Posted by Susofrick on 27 Feb 2018, 10:30

I'm sorry. I don't think that information is in any of my references.
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Posted by Paul on 27 Feb 2018, 20:57

It is an enlisted man's M1851 or 1858 U. S. issue frock coat in blue but with a bit of decoration..ie the officers' epaulettes.
http://eastcoastquartermasters.com/cata ... image/774/

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Posted by Egbert on 28 Feb 2018, 07:49

Hello Paul,
that is very nice...
I think that you are right with your assessment.
Many thanks for your help. :thumbup: :thumbup:
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