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EQUIPMENT

BELOW IS A LIST OF EQUIPMENT YOU WILL NEED TO BE A TROOPER. WE CAN HELP YOU ACQUIRE THESE ITEMS AND MAKE SURE IT IS OF GOOD QUALITY AND AUTHENTIC.

BASIC UNIFORM

* Forage cap with Crossed Saber 

* M-1845 Union Shell Jacket (yellow piping) or four- button sack coat

* Trousers (sky blue mounted pattern)

* Suspenders

* Boots or brogans (cavalry boots preferred)

 

ACCOUTREMENTS

 

* Sword/weapon belt with Union Buckle

* Cap box, pistol holder, cartridge box

* Carbine sling with smap hook

* Canteen

 

WEAPONS

 

*Remington or 1860 Colt Army Revolver with holster

* M-1860 Light Cavalry Saber

* Sharps or Smith Carbine

 

TACK

 

*1859 McClellan Saddle

* Leather Bridle, Halter, Lead Strap and Link Strap

* Union Saddle Blanket

 

CAMP GEAR

 

* Two shelter halves

* Two gray camp blankets

* Haversack

* Mess Kit

 

HORSES

 

* At least one!