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    Don't count us out yet.

    Don't count us out yet.
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    What Ross says is very true. I have gone on...

    What Ross says is very true. I have gone on other forums and out to individuals and explained how to make simple frocks and Naval cut trousers (fly fronts). But, I can't teach you to sew on line. ...
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    David, as far as I know, no, there are no...

    David, as far as I know, no, there are no patterns for Naval uniforms commercially available. Mr. Apples patterns are not so much incorrect as incomplete and missing details. And, since the frock...
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    Jon, I fully agree with what you say. If I...

    Jon, I fully agree with what you say. If I indicated that the Navy DID NOT issue undershirts nor drawers, it was a mistake. I have stated many times that they did I fact issue two sets of...
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    Jon, thank you! I agree the Navy ordered under...

    Jon, thank you! I agree the Navy ordered under garments to spec. And, they are very clear in the photos. Photos also show undershirts not conforming to these specs . I think in the photos you...
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    Sailors washed their clothes once a week, it did...

    Sailors washed their clothes once a week, it did in fact get dirty, faded stained and worn, but they cleaned and neatly repaired them. Love that pic. Ok, that pic in the original non colorized...
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    . Ok, let me ask you several questions. What...

    . Ok, let me ask you several questions. What modifications to a standard modern button up shirt would you make so it looked like a modern under shirt? None. Different material, different cut,...
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    Just to add more confusion to the subject, I can...

    Just to add more confusion to the subject, I can find no evidence that the English style undershirt with blue trim exsisted before 1880. All photos I can find prior to that show English Sailors...
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    There is very little evidence that the CSN ever...

    There is very little evidence that the CSN ever issued any uniforms that conformed to it's regulations. This applies to the VERY few blue water CSN Sailors. No evidence that it ever issued any...
  10. I would agree with a fitting issue, or how you...

    I would agree with a fitting issue, or how you are wearing your trousers. Towards the end of my active reenacting days, I found I needed neither braces nor a belt. We made Naval uniforms. Sailors...
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    Now, that would be fun. Something a bit...

    Now, that would be fun. Something a bit different.
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    The blue ticking would be a horse hair mattress,...

    The blue ticking would be a horse hair mattress, about an inch thick. I would urge you to reconsider trying to do a "ship board" set up. the thing to remember is that the berthing compartment or...
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    Hammocks were the order of the day. They looked...

    Hammocks were the order of the day. They looked like the WW 2 hammocks except hand stitched grommets rather than brass.
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    Horse tack

    I have posted about 125 acres of wooded farm land for use by reenactors. I will be wanting to make an occasional appearance to check on things, and will be on horse back as a civilian land owner. ...
  15. Thread: US/CS Gear FS

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    Fed cartridge box, cap pouch and waist belt on...

    Fed cartridge box, cap pouch and waist belt on hold
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    Still have Fed cartridge box, cap pouch and belt...

    Still have Fed cartridge box, cap pouch and belt available
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    CS trousers sold

    CS trousers sold
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    CS Trousers on hold

    CS Trousers on hold
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    Atlanta Depot Belt and scabbard sold. Atlanta...

    Atlanta Depot Belt and scabbard sold. Atlanta cartridge box and cap pouch sold
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    Atlanta Depot Belt and scabbard sold

    Atlanta Depot Belt and scabbard sold
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    Jarnigan infantryman's belt sold, thank you

    Jarnigan infantryman's belt sold, thank you
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    Atlanta cartridge box and cap pouch sold

    Atlanta cartridge box and cap pouch sold
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    I've been a member of this forum since the 90s. ...

    I've been a member of this forum since the 90s. I no longer reenact due to physical issues. And, my area is Navy which is of relatively little interest here, so I pretty much have nothing to say...
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    well, the Barren River (navigable during the CW)...

    well, the Barren River (navigable during the CW) is very close. The Green River borders the land and at certain times of the year can be 30 feet deep, so, yeah George, gunboats are acceptable as long...
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    Open Farm land in KY for use

    I have a friend in the Dunbar KY. (Morgantown area, a few miles off High Way 70). She has about 125 acres of un used farm land with woods, creeks, streams and ponds and open fields. She uses the...
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