Recommended Uniform and Equipment Sources
These vendors carry goods from some of the better makers of reproduction uniforms and accouterments, many of those found below in our specific equipment suppliers list.
S & S Sutler
One of the best general sutlers for authentic gear.
Personal items and clothing.
Sutler of Fort Scott
Wide variety of personal items that goes far beyond typical haversack stuffers.
Carter and Japser Mercantile
Civilian clothing, knit goods, household items, groceries, and period food containers.
A mainstream sutler, so use caution, but their Campaigner Gear selection is a good place to purchase quality gear from some of the makers we recommend, such as Waumbaugh, White & Co., Nick Sekela, and Family Heirloom Weavers.
Wambaugh, White, & Company
Offer several different Confederate uniforms, as well as kits, fabric, and supplies.
Offers several different Confederate uniforms. Very high reputation for quality.
B & B Tart
Offer several different Confederate uniforms, as well as kits, fabric, and supplies. They also sell blanks – fully assembled jackets that just require the hand stitching (buttons, buttonholes, etc…) to keep costs lower.
Excellent pieces, but selection is limited and orders can take awhile to be filled.
Myrtle Avenue Clothiers
Offers Richmond Depot jackets machine or hand-sewn. Most orders are made to order, so it can take a little while to receive your order.
County Cloth Inc.
Kits, patterns, fabric, and completed uniforms.
Needle and Thread
Fabric and sewing notions.
Drawers and shirts.
Hats and Caps
TP & H Trading Company Sutlers
The Richmond Depot
Offers several kepis.
Russel Osmianski Caps and Kepis
Kepis and forage caps made to order.
Shoes and Boots
Missouri Boot & Shoe
High quality custom footwear.
Robert Land Historical Footwear
Available via N.J. Sekela.
L.D. Haning & Co.
Also manufactures excellent knapsacks.
Also offers footwear.
Corson Leather Goodes
Glenn Courson, a member of the 33rd Virginia, makes excellent belts and other leather goods.
Excellent belt buckles.
Canteens, Cups & Boilers
Otter Creek Tinware
Knapsacks and Haversacks
L.D. Haning & Co.
Rifles & Bayonets
1195 Washington Street
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
A mainstream sutler, but good defarbed muskets by Todd Watts.
Pre-rolled cartridges (no powder), cartridge kits, and imitation cartridges for living history displays
Tents, Shelter Halves, and Blankets
South Union Mills
Coverlets and Blankets
Wambaugh, White, & Co.
Shelter halves and kits to make your own.
Paper items and books.
Bent’s Cookie Factory
Hardtack and green coffee beans.
Orchard Hill Cutlery
Historic EyeWear Company
Selection of unique personal items and some clothing and accouterments.
A small selection of authentic personal items, but proceeds go towards historical preservation.