Re: English Blue Grey Kersey
That's right, Greg. From the evidence we have at this time, it looks like it was most likely in the TMD first, in late '62, and made its arrival in the East a little bit later, around the Winter and Spring of 1863. However, a while back, I did find a reference to a uniform shipment to the East from Europe in 1861, (and posted it here) but there were not enough details given as to the type of cloth used.
Personally, I think we need to see more of the stuff on CS reenactors in all theaters, but there are still those around who seem to think that if it's not jean, it's farb.
Can't some of our good friends send us some tobacco? We intend to "hang up our stockings." if they can't send tobacco, please send us the seed, and we will commence preparing the ground; for we mean to defend this place till h-ll freezes over, and then fight the Yankees on the ice.
Private Co. A, Cook's Reg't, Galveston Island.