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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    To meet the Veteran Voting Status.

FOOTWEAR:  M1855 Jefferson Brogan with heal plates.
TROUSERS: Military Jean Wool gray.

PERIOD HAT: Military Kepi Jean Wool gray or Civilian.

MUSKET: Three-band .577 cal. P1853 Enfield Preferred.  (Armi-sport suggested)

                Acceptable weapons 1842 or 1861 Springfield Three-band .577 cal

LEATHER ACCOUTERMENTS: Cartridge box with sling, cap box, Waist belt.

    REQUIRED WITH IN 12 MONTHS
    To meet standards.

SHELL JACKET: Columbus Depot Style Type I or II (Western Theater), Jean Wool gray with French        Blue Collar and cuffs.

FEDERAL SACK COAT: Federal 4 button.

FEDERAL TROUSERS: Military Federal Sky blue kersey.

FEDERAL HAT: Military Kepi dark blue or Black Civilian.

SOCKS: Wool.

CANTEEN: Any period type.

HAVERSACK: Federal Issue ("Tarred" or White), or Home made.

BAYONET WITH SCABBARD: Appropriate to weapon.

    OTHER ESSENTIAL ITEMS
PERIOD EYE GLASSES: Contacts acceptable

SUSPENDERS: Linen, Canvas, Leather, or Ticking (NO Elastic)

MESS KIT: Tin cup, Tin plate, period type Fork & Spoon

WOOL BLANKET(S): Or period type Quilt.

SHELTER: M1862 Shelter Halves, Rubber gum blanket or poncho. A-tent acceptable.

    OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
Extra Shirts

Additional Trousers

Federal Double Knapsack

Period Underwear

Period Personal Items

Civilian Clothing (Frock or Sack Coat) Vest

Overcoat (Federal)

Revolvers

Percussion Shotgun

Alternative hat (Civilian if your primary hat is Military)

KEEP YOUR RECEIPTS!  Since the Fifth Missouri Infantry CSA Inc. is is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization, your dues and all legitimate expenses with reenacting are tax-deductible.


Here are some links to Sutlers that have been used by members of the Fifth Missouri.

 
bullet Fall Creek Suttlery
 
bullet C & D Jarnagin Company
 
bullet R & K Suttlery
 
bullet Clearwater Hat Company
 
bullet Dixie Leather Works

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Last Updated July 7,2010 at 10:52 am Central Time