Equipment

Basic Uniform:

    • * Frock Coat, Federal Pattern, Dark Green Wool (w/black buttons)
    • ◊ Sack Coat, Dark Blue Wool
    • * Trousers, Army Foot Pattern, Dark Green Wool (w/suspenders)
    • ◊ Trousers, Army Foot Pattern, Sky Blue Wool (w/suspenders)
    • * Forage Cap, Dark Green Wool (w/leather brim & strap & black ostrich plume)
    • Shirts, Army Issue or Period-Correct (1860s or prior)
    • ◊ Forage Cap, Dark Blue Wool (w/leather brim & strap)
    • Brogans (Shoes), U.S. Pattern, Black Leather, Rough-Side-Out (w/heelplates)
    • Socks, Gray or Brown Wool
    • Leggings, Knee-High, Brown Leather, Rough-Side-Out (OPTIONAL)
    • Glasses, Period Correct (if required to see)
1859 Sharps New Model Rifle

1859 Sharps New Model Rifle (w/Double Set Triggers)

Accoutrements:

    • * Rifle, 1859 Sharps New Model, Double-Set Triggers
    • Waist Belt, Black Leather (w/U.S. brass plate & keeper)
    • Cap Box, Black Leather
    • Cartridge Box,Black Leather (1855 or Sharps Model)
    • Cartridge Box Sling, Black Leather
    • Canteen, Smooth-Side or Bulls-eye, Light or Dark Blue Wool Cover
    • Bayonet & Scabbard (OPTIONAL)
    • Haversack, Black Tarred (w/inner bag)
    • Eating Utensils (plate, cup, fork, spoon)
Green Frock Coat

Frock Coat

Green Trousers

Trousers

Optional Items:

    • Vest, Military or Civilian Style
    • Great Coat, Federal Style, Sky Blue Wool (winter)
    • Knapsack, Sharpshooter Style, Hair Covered Calf Skin (w/mess kit)
    • Gum Blanket/Poncho, Rubberized or Painted (rain)

* These items should be obtained within the first year with the unit

◊ Alternate acceptable uniform items during the first year with the unit

Shirt

Shirt

Suspenders

Suspenders

Green Forage Cap

Forage Cap

Great Coat (Overcoat)

Great Coat

Poncho

Poncho/Gum Blanket

Vest

Vest

Canteen

Canteen

Brogans

Brogans

Haversack

Haversack

Berdan Mess Kit

Mess Tin

Leather Gaiters (Leggings)

Gaiters

Tent

Cartridge Box

Cartridge Box

Waist Belt

Waist Belt

Bayonet and Scabbard

Bayonet & Scabbard

Cartridge Box Sling

Cartridge Box Sling

Eating Utensils

Utensils

Cap Pouch

Cap Pouch

Glasses

Glasses

Berdan Sharpshooter

Backpack

Berdan Backpack (Back)
Berdan Backpack (Front)
Berdan Backpack Open (Front)