Nothing really wrong with that, as there are of course extant examples of homemade military garments, particularly early on, but don't lose sight of the relative efficiency of the depot system in the ANV, and more "Confederate G.I." than "Ragged Rebel" will be the norm at certain points in the war.
Originally Posted by Pvt.Schaeffer
Marc A. Hermann.
The Daybreak B'hoys.
Liberty Rifles - Hardtack Society.
Oliver Tilden Camp No. 26, SUVCW - Co. I, 83rd NYV, SVR.
Descendant of Pvt. E. Hermann, 45th PA Militia - Capt. Wm. K. and Lt. Geo. W. Hopkins, 7th PA Reserves - Pvt. Jos. A. Weckerly, 72nd PA Infantry - Pvt. Thos. Will, 21st PA Cavalry.