Uniform and Suppliers

Gower’s Company of the U.S. Regiment of Riflemen has chosen to portray the 1812 summer uniform. The following are the components of this uniform. Other companies may have different recommendations. Check with your unit commander to be sure.

 

Pictured Item Basic Kit Full Kit Full Kit Plus
Kannik’s Korner Man’s Shirt White pullover shirt White 1812 era shirt
(higher collar, larger cuffs)
White Linen 1812 era shirt
Kannik’s Korner Man’s Trousers White, Period Correct Trousers Early War: Green Fringed gaiter trousersLate War: White 1812 cut Trousers Early War: Green Fringed gaiter trousersLate War: White 1812 cut Trouser
Black Neck Stock, cloth or leather Black Leather Neck Stock Black Leather Neck Stock
Kannik’s Korner Men’s Waistcoats Buff or White Weskit Buff or White 1812 cut Weskit Buff or White 1812 cut Weskit
Black Leather Period Correct Shoes 1812 era Leather Shoes 1812 era Leather Shoes
Green Rifleman’s Frock Green Linen Rifleman’s Frock Summer uniform: Green Linen Rifleman’s FrockWlinter uniform: Green wool Riflemen coatee
Black, felt shako Black, felt shako with yellow/gold cording, diamond “RR” plate, round cockade and green feather plume Early War: Black, felt shako with yellow/gold cording, diamond “RR” plate, round cockade and green feather plumeLater war: leather black “tombstone” shako with cording, diamond “Eagle” plate and green, wool pom
Green Barracks Cap Green Wool Barracks Cap Green Wool Barracks Cap
1803 Harper’s Ferry Rifle 1803 Harper’s Ferry Rifle Contract Rifle
Black Leather Belt 3″ Black Leather Belt with Brass Buckle 3″ Black Leather Belt with Brass Buckle
Leather Shot Pouch Leather Shot Pouchfor 3″ belt Leather Shot Pouchfor 3″ belt
Tomahawk or Belt Axe and Black Leather Frog Tomahawk or Belt Axe and Black Leather Frog
Belt Knife Large Rifleman’s Belt Knife Large Rifleman’s Belt Knife
Black Leather Cartridge BoxFor 3″ belt or shoulder sling Black Leather Cartridge Box for 3″ belt Black Leather Cartridge Box for 3″ belt
Leather Patch Pouch Leather Patch Pouch
Powder Horn Powder Horn
Wooden Cheese Box Style canteen Wooden Cheese Box Style canteen – black Wooden Cheese Box Style canteen – black with red “U.S.” lettering
Haversack 1812 era Haversack – black 1812 era Haversack – black
Lherbette Pattern Knapsack

 

SUPPLIERS

Items Supplier Contact Information
1812 era shoes Gary Beauregard gcbussu@yahoo.com
G. Gedney Godwin www.gggodwin.com/19c.htm
C & D Jarnagin Company, Inc. www.jarnaginco.com/1812catframe.html
Shakos and associated elements Diamond “RR” plate: Dave Canan @ Pickaway Plains Traiding Co. abcdcanan@gmail.com
6″ Kelly green plume: Band Shoppe www.bandshoppe.com
Gary Beauregard gcbussu@yahoo.com
G. Gedney Godwin www.gggodwin.com/19c.htm
C & D Jarnagin Company, Inc. www.jarnaginco.com/1812catframe.html
Riflemen’s Frock Allegheny Arsenal, Steve Abolt sacbg7@lynchburg.net
Wolf Lodge Traders, Sandy Boisineau www.wolflodgetraders.com
Cartridge Box C & D Jarnagin Company, Inc. www.jarnaginco.com/1812catframe.html
Dixie Gun Works www.dixiegunworks.com/default.php
G. Gedney Godwin www.gggodwin.com/19c.htm
Buttons
3″ Leather Belt and Leather Goods Wolf Lodge Traders, Sandy Boisineau www.wolflodgetraders.com
Rifleman’s Knapsack Wolf Lodge Traders, Sandy Boisineau www.wolflodgetraders.com
Patterns Kannik’s Korner www.kannikskorner.com/patmen2.htm#KK-4303

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