Federal Enlisted Artillery Shell Jacket
Made of dark blue wool and lined, has inside left breast pocket, lined in muslin, 12 button front, trimmed in Red for Artillery. (NOTE: Rank chevrons are not installed.) As with all of our uniforms buttons are included and sewn on. Made in U.S.A.
Army Regulation 1455. All Enlisted Men of the Cavalry and Light Artillery shall wear a uniform jacket of dark
blue cloth, with one row of twelve small buttons on the breast placed at equal distances; stand-up
collar to rise no higher than to permit the chin to turn freely over it, to hook in front at the bottom,
and to slope the same as the coat-collar; on the collar, on each side, two blind button-holes of lace,
three-eights of an inch wide, one small button on the button-hole, lower button-hole
extending back four inches, upper button-hole three and a half inches; top button and front ends of
collar bound with lace three-eights of an inch wide, and a strip of the same extending down the
front and around the whole lower edge of the jacket; the back seam laced with the same, and on
the cuff a point of the same shape as that on the coat, but formed of the lace; jacket to extend to the
waist, and to be lined with white flannel; two small buttons at the under seam of the cuff, as on
the coat cuff; one hook and eye at the bottom of the collar; color of lace (worsted), yellow for
Cavalry, and scarlet for Light Artillery.
- If not in stock it may take at least two to three weeks for completion.
- Please call or email us for sizes 52 and above they are available by special order only.
SGT Alexander Du Bois Schenk, Company B, 2nd Ohio Infantry, 31 August 1861 to 18 September