1841 Uniform Regulations specify all Officers from Second Lieutenant thru Colonel to wear a dark blue Single Breasted Frockcoat, stand up collar, single breasted with not less than 8, nor more than 10 (depending on the size of the officer) large buttons on the breast, with 2 buttons on the back at the waist and 2 at the ends of the pocket flaps. Made in 20 ounce dark blue field service wool or our 16 ounce deluxe wool. Shoulder Boards used are the 1852 size and style in black.
The 2-1/2" functional cuffs close with two small buttons. Collar height is about 2-1/4” without stiffening. With black cotton body lining and natural cotton sleeve lining. Comes with plain US Eagle buttons (which designate staff) loose for you to sew on. Line Officer Eagle "A", "I" or "D" are available at extra charge.
Dragoon Officers were to have a unique shoulder rank device exclusive to their branch of service. Called Dragoon Officer Shoulder "Boards" in the Regulations, they are usually called a Shoulder Scale today. All Dragoon Officer Rank insignia is left loose for the customer to install.
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