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Army of the Potomac (Confederate) Overcoat 1861-1862

Army of the Potomac (Confederate) Overcoat 1861-1862

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Based on a series of overcoats linked to the Army of the Potomac (before being renamed by General Lee to the Army of Northern Virginia in June of 1862), these coats appear to have been a early production of the Richmond Clothing Bureau or local manufacture of Virginia. The known images are linked to a number of different regiments and brigades, with dates attributed to the images ranging from the winter of 1861-1862 into the winter of 1862. 

While there are variations seen within the images, an overall pattern appears to exist. These features include a tall standing collar (with closing tab), short to mid-lengthen cape (with no buttons), predominately wooden buttons, shoddy broadcloth, and machine sewn. 

The reproduction replicates these features and is made from grey and brown shoddy broadcloths. 

  • Overcoat Sizing

If selecting standard sizing, please choose your ACTUAL coat size. Do NOT size up.

  • Custom Sizing

If you select "Custom" sizing, we will contact you via the email you use at checkout to get your measurements.

  • Historic Fit

Please note that our custom garments are true reproductions. The tailoring fit and shapes are accurate to the historic garment, which are often different than equivalent modern clothing.

  • Production Time

All historic garments have a production time of six to eight months (25-32 weeks).

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