“DESCRIPTION Of UNIFORM AND EQUIPMENTS FIRST TROOP PHILADELPHIA CITY CAVALRY, 1870,” Philadelphia: King & Baird, Printers, 607 Sansom Street. Paper covers, 13 pages, 2 large fold-out plates.
This is an complete list of all uniform components and horse accoutrements adopted by the First Troop beginning 1867. It even covers their arms: the sabre being the pattern known as Horstmann’s First City Troop sabre (English Light Cavalry Officer’s sabre); Colt Navy revolvers, and Sharp’s Navy breech-loading carbines, .52 caliber. The revolvers were issued by the State, and the carbines were the property of the Company.
The two large fold-out plates show the uniform, and horse equipments respectively.
Pages are very good, covers chipped and worn (mostly on the back cover), held together with thin string binding.
5.5 x 9″.