are identicle except for branch colors. Artillery has red trim with yellow lace, Infantry white trim with white lace. Both coats feature our 20 oz Dark Blue Wool as standard. The 2-3/4" high collar has two lace loops with buttons and is piped with branch color. Rank is determined by the amount of lace loops on the sleeve slashes. Two loops for Pvts and Cpls, 3 for Sgts and 4 for staff sgts. Bullion size on the Cloth Epaulets also indicates rank.
Other features include branch colored skirt lining and turnbacks with skirt slash with 3 lace loops and buttons. Correct buttons are supplied ready for you to sew on. Machine stitched buttonholes. Cloth Epaulets shown are purchased separately. Branch colored cotton front lining, black cotton in back with natural cotton sleeve lining. Rank chevrons were not worn on Artillery or Infantry Dress Coats until 1851. Five year service chevrons were. From 1832-1851, Musician's dresscoats were red wool.
This garment is custom made for each order- Please allow 6-8 weeks. Since custom orders are not returnable please visit our measurements page and submit your measurements when you order.
Known for Quality Historical Men's Military Uniforms and Civilian Clothing Reproductions- Since 1975