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    Clothing
    Coats jean with hand sewn buttonholes and topstitching where appropriate.
    1. Columbus Depot
    2. Atlanta Depot
    3. Department of Alabama
    4. Commutation
    Pants jean, cassimere, satinette construction with hand sewn buttonholes at a minimum.
    1. Civilian pattern
    2. Military pattern
    3. NO federal sky blue trousers will be allowed.
    Shoes
    1. Civilian pattern shoes
    2. Infantry boots
    Headgear
    1. Civilian slouch hat
    2. CS kepi
    3. NO shapeless hillbilly hat blanks, CS or US forage caps, US dress hats, wheel hats, hat brass, or animal parts.
    Shirts
    1. Civilian pattern shirt made of woven material with 3/8 inch bone, china, or mother of pearl buttons
    2. CS issue shirt
    Drawers Canton flannel or cotton muslin / osnaburg of military or civilian pattern
    Socks Woven wool or cotton socks with natural colors. NO elastic or rag wool socks
    Accoutrements
    Cartridge Boxes- Must have TINS in place
    1. CS issue Western Theatre
    2. British Issue
    3. Federal Box in limited Number
    Cap pouches
    1. CS issue cap pouches same as cartridge boxes
    2. US 1850 pattern pouch
    Bayonet scabbards
    1. CS issue
    2. Federal Issue
    3. Go without.
    Haversacks
    Documented Confederate issue haversack of painted or unpainted cloth or captured Federal Haversack.

    Canteen
    1. CS tin drum
    2. Documented pattern wooden drum canteen
    3. Federal in small numbers

    Knapsacks
    1. English Import Bag
    2. Mexican war
    3. CS single bag

    Long arms
    1. 1853 Enfield
    2. 1854 Lorenz
    3. 1861 Springfield
    Blankets
    1. Civilian coverlets or 2-piece blankets
    2. CS issue blankets
    Patrick Landrum
    Independent Rifles
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