A single breasted sack coat with a stand up collar fastened with a hook and eye. The body closes with an eight button (top one missing) hidden placket with a hook and eye finish (cotton eye very worn). The side vents are fastened by a single button on the right and two buttons on the left. Sleeves are lined with white cotton and body with black (repaired and retorn under left vent, top button and deteriorating near lower back.) There are two inside pockets, one on each side and hanging loop on the neck. In the neck seam is a makers label that is badly deteriorated and illegible. The shoulder boards are sewn on. They are for an infantry lieutenant colonel.