Regimental Uniform Coat of Colonel Peter Gansevoort, Jr.
This Continental Army uniform coat was worn by Colonel Peter Gansevoort, Jr. of the 3rd Regiment of the New York Continental Line. He wore this coat during his command of Fort Stanwix, New York in 1777.
During the first few years of the war substantial stocks of uniforms were made in such centers as Philadelphia, Baltimore and Charleston. These uniforms were made with locally woven cloth or from cloth imported from France.
Copy and photos from National Museum of American History.