These jackets seem to have been in production from the Spring of 1862 to mid-1864. They are seen in photographs in use through to the end of the war. These jackets seem to have been produced by the Richmond Clothing Bureau primarily for the A.N.V. They typically have a nine button closure with a button affixed through each shoulder strap.
** Remember a blank RDII can easily be altered to a RDI, RDIII or Commutation jacket from a blank.
These jackets are made of a mixed gray wool. Please note that unlike most of our offerings the wool in these jackets do have about 20%synthetic content. The jackets in this run have the following features.
Six piece body,
two piece sleeves,
non buttoning belt loops,
non buttoning shoulder straps,
the button holes in these jackets are sewn by machine but have the look of a hand sewn buttonhole
They are lined in cotton osnaburg and have an inside pocket.
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