Union Officer Uniform. The two sides are often referred to by the color of their official uniforms, blue for the Union, gray for the Confederates. Uniforms at the beginning of the Civil War, however, showed greater variety than would be true later in the conflict. Many men wore whatever they brought from home.
NCO Confederate Cavalry Trousers - Civil War Sutler
These trousers are worn higher than today's jeans. However, we are well fed and many of us have larger stomachs and our jeans are worn below the stomach. Order ONE size larger than your normal jean size. If you want an exceptionally loose fit, order TWO sizes larger than your normal jean size.
The 14th Brooklyn as it was referred to be its old militia number, but as it was re-mustered its official designation number was 84 of the New York Volunteer Regiment. This 69th New York Shell Jacket has been made out to wool and has been fully lined. It comes with New York Muffin buttons. Made to order. Button holes already made to fit onto your trousers.
Mounted style has an extra layer of wool in the seat and inner leg area. Standard color is Sky Blue, however, M model dark blue and Berdan's Green is available on custom order. The M trousers were worn well into the Indian Wars. For Army Officers: The Army Regulations called for officer's of all branches to wear Dark Blue trousers with the appropriate branch of service colored cord welt piping in the out seam.