Category: McClellan

Horse Equipment, McClellan, United States

Before The First McClellan – the Pattern of 1856

The prototype saddle first fabricated by Lacey & Phillips, through the coordinating efforts of Capt. George McClellan, was delivered about 20-21 December, 1856, to the War Department in Washington, DC.  Its description can be determined primarily by taking the M1857 model, and adding back all the pieces and parts that were removed from its predecessor.The …