UNIFORMS

NOTE: BEFORE YOU PURCHASE ANYTHING, PLEASE SPEAK WITH OUR GROUP AS WE USE CERTAIN VENDORS THAT MEET OUR UNIT’S SPECIFICATIONS ON QUALITY, HISTORIC ACCURACY, AND PRICE. THE UNIFORMS NEED TO MEET THE CRITERIA AS STATED BELOW. ANY OTHER SUTLERS NEED TO BE PRE-APPROVED BY "COMPANY D" PRIOR TO PURCHASING.


SHELL JACKETS

The jackets that are approrpiate for our impression for the 1st Maryland Infantry Regiment are either an Richmond Depot Type 1 (RD1) Shell Jacket (with 9 or 12 buttons) or the E. Courtney Jenkins style Commutation Jacket (6 buttons). 

  • Richmond Depot Type 1:  Either made using satinette or jeans wool.
  • Jenkins Commutation Jacket: Made in satinette wool.
  • If you chose to get the 12 button variant, use the “small” Maryland State Seal muffin buttons
  • If your jacket is of either the 6 or 9 button variant, then use the “Large” Maryland State Seal muffing buttons
  • All Jackets must have black tape or welting (like photos below)
  • All Jackets must be dark grey on brown jean weave (see supporting conclusions below)
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Above: Wool swatch from Wambaugh White of correct color wool (click for larger image)

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TROUSERS

  • Trousers should be of same color and material as your shell jacket.
  • Trousers have black ½” tape down the outer seem on each leg
  • Trousers should have “mule ear” pockets



 

KEPI


  • The only authorized headwear is the “Maryland Style” kepi (see supporting conclusions below)
  • The only authorized maker of the authorized kepi is either Dirty Billy’s Hats, Greg Starbuck, or Bristol Hollow
  • Kepi bottom band is black (see supporting conclusions below)
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SHOES

shoes
  • Federal brogans, "Page Lapham”shoes, and civilian style shoes are all authorized


SHIRTS

shirts
  • Shirts that are homespun, linen, and wool are authorized. Please refer to our Authroized Sutler list for suppliers for correct shirts.
ND@ “Co.D” 1st MD Inf Regt 2017