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Union Army Uniforms and Insignia of the Civil War

Enlisted Men's Overcoats

Mounted Men's Overcoat
Light Artillery Private wearing Mounted Men's Overcoat

Two types of overcoats were issued. Foot soldiers wore single-breasted and mounted double-breasted (obscured by cape). The sword is a light artillery model with a leather sword knot on the guard. On his saber belt is a cap box and just visible is the flap of a revolver holster. Overcoats were sky blue in color and made of Kersey wool.


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