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Company A, 30th Battalion, Virginia Sharpshooters, C.S.A.
Basic Enlisted Uniform/Equipment Guidelines & Checklist

Prices & suppliers subject to change - Prices do not include sales tax. For inquiries regarding acceptable variations in equipment, see your immediate NCO or Officer. Following list effective Mar. 23, 1998.

 

Item

Description

Our Supplier

Price

1.

Hat

period style - bummer, kepi, or slouch - gray

Fall Creek Suttlery

bummer
$27.50

kepi
$32.00

2.

Shirt

period style - plain white cotton

Fall Creek Suttlery

$24.00

3.

Jacket

Richmond Depot - Type I, II, or III -
Richmond gray

Grand Illusions
Clothing Co.

Type I
$115.00

Type II
$103.00

Type III
$93.00

4.

Trousers

period style - gray

Grand Illusions
Clothing Co.

$68.00

5.

Suspenders

cotton canvas

Fall Creek Suttlery

$12.50

6.

Socks

wool - off-gray

Fall Creek Suttlery

$7.95

7.

Shoes
(Brogans)

with heel plates - period military style -
rough side out - black

Fall Creek Suttlery

$89.50

8.

Haversack

cotton canvas

Fall Creek Suttlery

$9.00

9.

Canteen

stainless steel with wool cover -
gray, dark blue, or light blue cover

Fall Creek Suttlery

$49.95

10.

Cartridge Box
M1855
sling/tins

plain - black

Fall Creek Suttlery

$65.00

11.

Waist Belt M1855
w/ brass keeper

1 3/4" wide - black

Fall Creek Suttlery

$16.50

12.

Buckle

C.S. - stamped brass - lead backed

Fall Creek Suttlery

$6.50

13.

Cap Pouch
M1855

plain - black

Fall Creek Suttlery

$14.50

14.

Musket

Sharpshooter style

Mowrey Plains Model - .50 or .54 cal. - brass -1860 model 32 *" brass telescopic sight mounted - Crescent Butt Plate - tapped for sling with swivels

Mowrey Northwest or Elk Hunter - .50 or .54 cal. - iron - 1860 model 32 *" brass telescopic sight mounted - tapped for sling with swivels

Lyman Plains - .50 or .54 cal. - 1860 model 32 *"  brass telescopic sight mounted - tapped for sling with swivels

Lyman Trade - .50 or .54 cal. - 1860 model 32*" brass telescopic sight mounted - tapped for sling with swivels

 Deer Creek Products

$551.95

$396.95

$451.95

$431.95

15.

Musket sling

period - leather

High Ground Reenactors, Inc.

$13.00

OPTIONAL PERIOD EQUIPMENT

1.

Hat cord

worsted wool - blue

2.

Eyeglasses

period style

3.

Cravat

black

4.

Vest

wool - gray

5.

Poncho

gummed rubber

6.

Greatcoat

nfantry style - gray

7.

Blanket

wool or homemade type quilt

8.

Cup

copper or tin

9.

Haversack Items

plate - tin preferred - "speckled" blue steel - 3 prong fork, spoon, eating knife - housewife (sewing kit) - The Bible - pictures - book - letters - pencils - matches - hardtack

10.

Compass

period style

11.

Field glasses or Spyglass with case or bag

12.

Musket equipment

cleaning kit - gun sack - nipple pick - nipple protector - nipple wrench - tompion - cappers (brass rotary or straight line acceptable)

13.

Tent

"A" frame - 7 ft. or "Dog" shelter-half style

14.

Knife with sheath

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