issued equipment

All of the equipment issued to our soldiers are authentic reproductions of the items used by Civil War soldiers. Leather gear is the equipment used in conjunction with the soldier's weapon. It carries his ammunition, bayonet, and the tools used to maintain the weapon. Each solider has the responsibility of of his gear clean and in good repair. See below for the leather gear issued out to our soldiers:

For enlisted men
  • Cartridge Box w/ sling

  • Belt

  • Cap Box

  • Bayonet Scabbard

For officers
  • Saber Belt

  • Pistol Cartridge Box

  • Holster

  • Officer's Belt



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