The 114th PA Vols, Co. A - Collis' Zouaves
Uniform of the 114th PA
JACKET: Dark blue zouave jacket with red trim, piping, and tombueax. Sky blue cuffs with 3 buttons on cuff.(some jackets had 1 button on sky blue of cuff, with 2 buttons on dark blue portion, while other jackets had 2 buttons in sky blue of cuff, with 1 on dark blue) Vents in back with piping looped across.
Photo of jacket # 1(at Philadelphia GAR Museum)
Detail of collar of jacket # 1
Photo of tombeaux of jacket # 2 (at Philadelphia Civil War Museum)
Detail of cuff of jacket # 2 Note the soutache forming the trefoil on the cuff.
Photo of front of jacket of Pvt. George Murray, Co. B(Jacket # 3, at Chancellorsville National Battlefield, NPS)
Photo of back of jacket # 3.
Detail of cuff of jacket # 3 Note the cording forming the trefoil on the cuff and the overlap of the sky blue inside the cuff.
Photo of front and inside of jacket #4. (Jacket # 4 at Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C.)
VEST: Zouave vest or Zouave Shirt Vest.
SASH: Sky blue sash. Of 2 sashes examined, one is 24" x 76", and the second sash is 22" x 83"
Photo of sash of Pvt. Murray. (Sash # 1: 24" x 76")
2nd view of sash of Pvt. Murray.
Photo of sash used as turban, NPS error in exhibit. (Sash #2: 22" x 83")
photo of Sash #3. (Sash # 3)
TROUSERS: Madder-red chasseur trouers with yellow soutache around pockets. Photo of trowsers.
Photo of trowsers of Pvt. Murray There is no indication of soutache at all.
LEGGINGS: Canvas leggings with white bone or glass buttons, and darkened leather jambieres.
Photo of leggings of Pvt. Murray.
HEADWEAR: Scarlet fez with yellow tassel with 2 leads and white flannel turban. Majority of photos of members wearing fez with turban is of turban with medium blue stripes on it.
Photo of fez. (Fez #1)
Photo of second fez. (Fez #2)
Fez of Pvt. Murray. (Fez #3)
114th PA Fez and turban. (Fez #4, and turban #1)
Patterns Available for sale:
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Click here for Trowsers and Vest pattern.
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