Made of dark blue wool and lined, has inside left breast pocket, lined in muslin, 12 button front, trimmed in Red for Artillery. (NOTE: Rank chevrons are not installed.) As with all of our uniforms buttons are included and sewn on. Made in U.S.A.
Army Regulation 1455. All Enlisted Men of the Cavalry and Light Artillery shall wear a uniform jacket of dark blue cloth, with one row of twelve small buttons on the breast placed at equal distances; stand-up collar to rise no higher than to permit the chin to turn freely over it, to hook in front at the bottom, and to slope the same as the coat-collar; on the collar, on each side, two blind button-holes of lace, three-eights of an inch wide, one small button on the button-hole, lower button-hole extending back four inches, upper button-hole three and a half inches; top button and front ends of collar bound with lace three-eights of an inch wide, and a strip of the same extending down the front and around the whole lower edge of the jacket; the back seam laced with the same, and on the cuff a point of the same shape as that on the coat, but formed of the lace; jacket to extend to the waist, and to be lined with white flannel; two small buttons at the under seam of the cuff, as on the coat cuff; one hook and eye at the bottom of the collar; color of lace (worsted), yellow for Cavalry, and scarlet for Light Artillery.
NOTE: If we install chevrons to you garment we can no longer except the item for return or exchange due to it becoming a “custom” item.
If not in stock it may take at least two to three weeks for completion.
Size is measured by the circumference of your chest (#4). If you need the jacket specifically tailored to your body size, please provide us the following measurements: Neck (2), Shoulders (16), Chest (4), Waist (at belly button, 5) and Arm (10).