US Cavalry

US Cavalry Shell Jacket

Blue Wool shell jacket with 12 brass buttons down the front and cotton lined

Based on the pattern 1858 – 1872 with the yellow cotton piping trim.

If your size is not listed, please email us for  a quote.

 

 

 

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The shell jacket found its origins during the dashing militia ere and when the Confederates broke away from the Union the government wasted no time to put them into production. The shell jacket was made as a fabric saving measure rather than its make or style and become the standard government issue during the civil war for the confederates. These jackets were made in many different styles and by different depots in the states

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Price: from £60.00

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Union Military Waistcoat or Vest

Made with Navy Blue Wool and Cotton lining, these come with 2 or three pockets in the front and brass buttons.

There is an adjuster on the back for comfort.

If you size is not listed, please email us for a quote.

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Wool and cotton Military vests or waist coats were not regulation issue for the services, though many different types were worn by the men often made by sutlers or tailors. Documents show the men often chose the colours to be in keeping with their uniforms.

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Price: from £40.00

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NCO Union Cavalry Trousers 1861 – 1876 – Cavalry

Sky Blue Wool as per Infantry Trousers Yellow wool strip down the outside seam. Double Seated.

Corporal 1/2 inch strip
Sergeant 1 1/2 inch strip
1st Sergeant 1 1/2 inch strip
Sergeant Major 1  1/2 inch strip

Inside leg is 33 inches and you can take this up as required.

Please choose rank when ordering.

Canvas Suspenders for these trousers are also available.

 

Please Note:-

We are now offering a more  fitted product for you.  If you require this service please email us after placing your order with Hip and Inside Leg measurements, this service will be an additional £5 for Hip and £5 for Inside leg length.  If you wish the trousers to be a small leg width, this can also be done at the same time (please note trousers of the time were not tight fitting and were straight legged. Once this has been received we will email an invoice for this service.

Please make sure measurements are accurate.  If you need help with this, please let us know at the time.  The timescales will not be lengthened if you use this service.

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Enlisted mans infantry trousers were sky blue and were of a federal pattern.

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Price: from £52.00

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Mens Underdraws

Cotton Mens Underdraws

Please contact us if you require a size which is not listed.

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Price: from £14.00

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US Enlisted Mounted Mans Great Coat

Made of Sky Blue Wool with a long cape with 2 rows of 6 brass US Eagle buttons down the front double breasted and 12 buttons on the cape, 2 on the back belt.

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Price: from £95.00

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Enlisted Mans US Double Seated Trousers

Private Enlisted Mans Cavalry Trousers.

These wool trousers come with tin buttons, pocket watch pocket, and inside leg measurement of 33 inches.  It is double seated in the same colour wool and has paper back tin buttons on the high waistband.

Please Note:-

We are now offering a more  fitted product for you.  If you require this service please email us after placing your order with Hip and Inside Leg measurements, this service will be an additional £5 for Hip and £5 for Inside leg length.  If you wish the trousers to be a small leg width, this can also be done at the same time (please note trousers of the time were not tight fitting and were straight legged. Once this has been received we will email an invoice for this service.

Please make sure measurements are accurate.  If you need help with this, please let us know at the time.  The timescales will not be lengthened if you use this service.

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Price: from £48.00

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Yellow Neckerchiefs

In the 1850-60’s it had been noted that campaign soldiers in the west were wearing scarves as neckerchiefs to keep from breathing in the dust, or to keep the dust out from under their shirts.  Though the items was never brought up before the cavalry boards before the turn of the 1900’s

Neckerchiefs not being government issue were private purchase and were in every size, pattern and colour as documented in photos and probably were never yellow until Hollywood films in the 20th century.

Made out of 100% cotton. Size approximately 20 inches square

Price: £6.50

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Mens Underdraws – Sale

Cotton Mens Underdraws

Only the size listed are on sale.

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Old Price: £17.00

Price: £15.30

You save: £1.70! (10.00%)

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