Worn over his uniform during the cold months, Union soldiers were issued a greatcoat from the Quartermaster whereas Confederates usually recovered discarded coats along the road (from marching federals during the warmer months) or from captured depots. As per the U.S. Army regulations, “1567. Of all Mounted Corps–of sky-blue cloth; stand-up collar; single-breasted; cape to reach down to the cuff of the coat when the arm is extended, and to button all the way up; buttons.” This coat is made of heavy weight wool and half lined (body section) with heavy muslin. Choice of light or dark blue wool. Cuffs turned down. Split back seam and two piece belt in back. Mounted pattern for cavalry, artillery and officers. Double Breasted option available for Officers. Available in sizes 38 thru 64.
Please allow 6 to 8 weeks for shipping to allow our tailor to make your garment. Made by our tailor here in the U.S.A.
Jacket size is measured by the size of your chest (#4) only as this should be a LOOSE fitting coat. We HIGHLY recommend that this coat is purchased at the next size (2 inches) up from your chest measurement to ensure that it fits comfortably over a shirt, vest, and jacket/coat when worn.