The standard jacket of the Army of Northern Virginia from the fall of ’62 until the end of the war. Each type has essentially the same body features, and the difference merely lies within the use of trim (in the case of the type I) and untrimmed epaulettes (in the case of the type II.) Though in truth, there is no set standard for what determines typology, such as number of buttons and other features.
Our reproductions incorporate many features common to the jackets made by the Richmond Depot, including all of the exposed stitching handsewn, an interior pocket set into the left front, a nine button front, and non-functional epaulettes. The jackets have a six piece body and a two piece sleeve, cut wide in the stylish way, and are available in many different types of jeans, satinettes, cassimeres, and kerseys (called for availability and pricing on special types of material.)
For further reading on the Richmond Depot and the jackets they produced, please read the seminal article by Leslie D. Jensen in the Fall and Winter issues of the “The Military Collector and Historian” entitled A Survey of Confederate Central Government Quartermaster Issue Jackets.
Includes collar and epaulette trim. Appropriate for impressions up to the end of 1862.
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Handsewn topstitching, 7-9 button front, (customer’s choice,) epaulettes, belt loops. Appropriate for impressions from fall of 1862 until the end of the war.
Same basic jacket as the “type II” with the exclusion of epaulets and belt loops. Appropriate for impressions from the beginning of 1864 until the end of the war.