The Federal government issued out wool not for comfort,but for durability.If the heat is the problem,get yourself a good pair of osnaburg summer lenght drawers.This will be able to keep you cooler in the summer time.As far as the trousers,you'll have to get sky blues.That was the uniform regulation,and there for was to be worn.
South Union Guard
"Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite, and furthermore always carry a small snake"~W.C. Fields
"When I drink whiskey, I drink whiskey; and when I drink water, I drink water."~Michaleen Flynn 'The Quiet Man'