U. S. Infantry's Officer's Coatee or Jacket



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U. S. Infantry's Officer's Coatee or Jacket

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U. S. Infantry's Officer's Coatee or Jacket
ca. 1832-1840

Content Description: 

Uniform Jacket, Military. U.S. Army Infantry Officer's (captain's) Coatee or Jacket. Navy blue wool, double breasted. Stand up collar with double bands of metallic braid. White piping around collar, down front edges, around waistline, tails, on tail flaps, and sleeve cuffs. White wool turn backs on tails. Silver embroidered patch with infantry hunting horn motif appliquéd to lower end of tails. Buttons have U. S. eagle, letter I in shield, nine down each side of center front, two on each side of collar braid, three on each sleeve cuff (one missing on left sleeve) are on each side center back waist and three on each side tail flap. silver buttons are back marked: Young, Smith & Co. Metallic braid epaulet straps. Upper portion not lined. Collar lined in white cotton (or cotton wool blend) and wool interfacing. Sleeves lined in white unbleached canvas. See also Epaulets (, .03).

Physical Description: 

H: 38 1/2" W: 15" (shoulders)
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