I am sure at some point we have seen the Horse Soldiers with John Wayne and William Holden. When they are at the Plantation, William Holden is wearing what appears to be a white sack coat with officer's straps on it. Was this a common practice for officer's especially medical or was it Hollywood? I know that officer's could wear civilian stle waistcoats under their coats as they were not an issued item.
67th NYSV, Co. K.