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Dress Uniform Helmet, Trousers and Coat of Lt. William Harvey Smith, Tenth U.S. Cavalry

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Identifier: 1976-037-0000

Title: Dress Uniform Helmet, Trousers and Coat of Lt. William Harvey Smith, Tenth U.S. Cavalry

Description: The 10th U.S. Cavalry, a regiment of African American soldiers, served with distinction in Cuba as part of the force that captured San Juan with Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War. The uniform helmet, trousers and coat belonged to Lt. William Harvey Smith, who was killed during the battle.

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Dates: 1883 - 1898

Type(s): Helmet, Military

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Subjects: Spanish-American War, 1898
Clothing and dress

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