Joe L. Weakley Sr., American Zouave soldier
Provided by: Tennessee State Library and Archives
Three-quarter length portrait of Joe Weakley Sr., believed to be a "Dunlap Zouave." He wears a traditional Zouave uniform with kepi and has an infantry sword on his belt.
- Zouaves regiments adopted the dress and tactics of North African French light infantry
- Some regiments selected it as their standard uniform; others were awarded the uniform for impressive service.