used during the Mexican War was the model adopted in 1832. Our jacket is made using the Sky Blue 20 ounce field service wool and is lined with natural cotton. The 3/8” white worsted lace is applied to the jacket in the appropriate places. Collar is 2-5/8" high. The entire front of the collar closes fully. Two waistline pockets and Shoulder Straps are faithfully copied to insure accuracy.
Artillery used this same jacket with Yellow trim. Nine small buttons (Infantry has Silver, Artillery has Brass) on the front, one on the functional cuffs, two on each side of the collar and a single button on the shoulder straps. Buttons are supplied, but left loose for you to sew on. Rank chevrons were worn on the sleeves of the 1832 Fatigue jackets- see below.
This garment is custom made for each order- Please allow 6 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