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Clothing & Accessories for the Mexican-American War reenactor.

 

MexicanWar.Shell US Shell Jacket - Mexican-American War Infantryman
$124.95

The M1833 US Infantryman Shell Jacket was worn by US Enlisted Infantry units during the Mexican-American War.

This US Infantryman Shell Jacket is made from quality 16 oz. Sky Blue wool and is trimmed in 3/8 inch White wool tape. The jacket has a 9-button front of silver-colored Mexican War "I" buttons. The button holes are HANDSTITCHED. The jacket has single-button functional cuffs, 2-buttons on each side of the standing collar, epaulettes, and 2 front pockets. The body and the sleeves are lined in unbleached muslin. There is one inside pocket. The collar trim has double rows of tape. The collar and epaulettes of the jacket are trimmed in tape.

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US-FrockSB-VL_SM_MARKED US Frock Coat - M1841 Officer Single Breasted
$107.95

The M1841 US Officer Frock Coat is made of 16 oz. Navy Blue Wool. The Coat is Single Breasted with a 9 Button Front of silver Federal Eagle Buttons. The Functional Cuff is closed with 3 small silver Federal Eagle buttons. All Button Holes are HAND STITCHED. There is a 4 Button Pattern on the back of the split skirt and the folds of the skirt conceal additional pockets. The Frock Coat is fully lined in Black Cotton and there is an inside breast pocket. A Padded and Quilted Chest is an option for this Frock Coat.

This frock was worn by all officers, excluding Generals, until 1846 when the US Army Uniform Regulations were changed.

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MexicanWar1830sFootTrousers Trousers - Mexican War M1832 US Foot Enlisted, Winter Wool
$76.95 $74.95 On SALE!

The M1832 Mexican War Foot Trouser is made of 16 oz. Sky Blue Wool. The trousers used by enlisted US Army Foot soldiers during the winter months of the Mexican War were the model that was later adopted in 1833. Trousers for enlisted soldiers are Sky Blue wool with drop front design. Cord tie in the back for adjustment. The trousers have a watch pocket and Side Seam Pockets. Fly buttons and suspender buttons are pewter. Inseam measurement is not needed as the trousers are unhemmed at 33 inches and can be either rolled up, cut off, or hemmed by the customer.

These trousers are worn higher than today's jeans. However, we are well fed and many of us have larger stomachs and our jeans are worn below the stomach. Order ONE size larger than your normal jean size. If you want an exceptionally loose fit, order TWO sizes larger than your normal jean size.

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Trousers - Mexican War M1832 US Foot Enlisted, Summer Canvas
$72.95 $68.95 On SALE!

The M1832 Mexican War Foot Trouser is made of Heavy Cotton Canvas in white. These trousers were used by enlisted US Army Foot soldiers during the summer months of the Mexican War and were the model that was later adopted in 1833. Trousers for enlisted soldiers are white with drop front design. Cord tie in the back for adjustment. The trousers have a watch pocket and Side Seam Pockets. Fly buttons and suspender buttons are pewter. Inseam measurement is not needed as the trousers are unhemmed at 33 inches and can be either rolled up, cut off, or hemmed by the customer.

US Regulations state that these trousers were to be worn May 1st through September 30th. 

These trousers are worn higher than today's jeans. However, we are well fed and many of us have larger stomachs and our jeans are worn below the stomach. Order ONE size larger than your normal jean size. If you want an exceptionally loose fit, order TWO sizes larger than your normal jean size.

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US_TrouserStripeSide_SM M1841 US Officer Foot Trousers
$79.95

The M1841 US Officer Foot Trouser is made of 16 oz. Sky Blue Wool or Navy Blue Wool with a 1 1/2" rank stripe. These trousers were used by Infantry and Artillery US Army Foot Officers during the Mexican War. Regulations mandated that wool trousers were to be worn October 1st through April 30th. Cord tie in the back for adjustment. The trousers have a watch pocket and Side Seam Pockets. Fly buttons and suspender buttons are pewter. Inseam measurement is not needed as the trousers are unhemmed at 33 inches and can be either rolled up, cut off, or hemmed by the customer.

These trousers are worn higher than today's jeans. However, we are well fed and many of us have larger stomachs and our jeans are worn below the stomach. Order ONE size larger than your normal jean size. If you want an exceptionally loose fit, order TWO sizes larger than your normal jean size.

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CivilianWheelersCap Hat - M1839 Wheel Cap
$26.95 $22.95 On SALE!

Introducing our M1839 Wheel Cap, used by both Civilians and Military. This Wheel Cap is made in Navy Blue wool for both cap and band. The cap has a heavy leather brim, functional chin strap with brass side buttons, leather sweat band, and is lined.

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BroganRoughOutSide_SM.jpg Brogans - Rough Side Out in Black
$79.95 $64.95 On SALE!

These economical Brogans are made with the Black Leather ROUGH Side Out. The shoe features four eyelets, leather laces and a square toe. The soles are pegged. The brogans are available only in regular width.

***Order 1/2 size larger then your normal shoe size***

Brogan is a term generally applied to any heavy, ankle-high shoe specifically, any such shoe worn by a soldier in the Civil War. The standard model of brogan worn by a soldier was the Model 1851 Jefferson, a square-toed model with four eyelets and leather laces. Brogans were interchangeable with the left or right foot, supposedly allowing for even wear on the boots.

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BroganSmoothBlk-VL_SM Brogans - Smooth Side Out in Black
$79.95 $75.95 On SALE!

These economical Brogans are made with the Black Leather SMOOTH Side Out. The shoe features four eyelets, leather laces and a square toe. The soles are pegged. The brogans are available only in regular width.

***Order 1/2 size larger then your normal shoe size***

Brogan is a term generally applied to any heavy, ankle-high shoe specifically, any such shoe worn by a soldier in the Civil War. The standard model of brogan worn by a soldier was the Model 1851 Jefferson, a square-toed model with four eyelets and leather laces. Brogans were interchangeable with the left or right foot, supposedly allowing for even wear on the boots.

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BootCav_SM Boots - Cavalry / Artillery
$149.95 $139.95 On SALE!

Our Cavalry / Artillery Boots feature a two piece front and square toe construction, leather welts with stitched soles and leather pull loops at the boot tops. Standard heels are the flat military heel of approximately 1 inch high. Leather used is standard weight boot leather. Black leather only.

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Order your normal shoe size. IF you have a difficult to fit foot, please call for assistance.

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Allow up to 6 weeks for delivery for large sizes over 14 or sizes out of stock.

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M1839 ENLISTED BELT Belt - Enlisted M1839
$18.95

M1839 US issue belt.  This belt fits the M1839 US Belt Plate. Belt width measures 1 1/2".

Available in White Leather with white leather Keeper.

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BuckleUSOvalM1839_SM Belt Plate - Oval Lead Filled US M1839
$11.95

This M1839 Oval Lead Filled Belt Plate was used by infantry soldiers through about 1861. The one piece oval belt plate is lead filled stamped sheet brass with the brass hooks on the back embedded in the lead. It has two prong hooks for attaching to the belt. The M1839 belt plate measures approximately 1 5/8 inches x 2 3/4 inches.

It is an exact copy of originals with great attention to detail.

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IMG_5866sny Belt Plate - Oval Lead Filled SNY M1839
$12.95

This M1839 SNY Oval Lead-Filled Belt Plate was used by infantry soldiers until about 1861. The one piece oval belt plate is lead filled stamped sheet brass with the brass hooks on the back embedded in the lead. It has two prong hooks for attaching to the belt. The M1839 belt plate measures approximately 1 5/8 inches x 2 3/4 inches.

It is an exact copy of originals with great attention to detail.

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BuckleUSOvalM1839_SM Box Plate - Oval Lead Filled US M1839
$11.95

This M1839 US Oval Lead Filled Box Plate is lead filled stamped sheet brass with the brass hooks on the back embedded in the lead. It has two brass loop hooks for attaching to the cartridge box. The M1839 box plate measures approximately 1 5/8 inches x 2 3/4 inches.

It is an exact copy of originals with great attention to detail.

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IMG_5866sny Box Plate - Oval Lead Filled SNY M1839
$12.95

This M1839 SNY Oval Lead Filled Box Plate is lead filled stamped sheet brass with the brass hooks on the back embedded in the lead. It has two brass loop hooks for attaching to the cartridge box. The M1839 box plate measures approximately 1 5/8 inches x 2 3/4 inches.

It is an exact copy of originals with great attention to detail.

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USMC OvalCrossBeltPlate Breast Plate 1812 Oval Cross Strap - Plain
$16.95 $14.95 On SALE!

This M1812 Militia or officer Oval Cross Belt Plate was used by the .  Also used in 1820s as a shoulder belt-plate for infantry.

It is a Cast copy of originals with great attention to detail.

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M1841 BALDRIC Arms - NCO Baldric Mexican War 1840's
$39.95

Standard over the shoulder regulation sling for the 1840s NCO or Musicians sword.  Comes with US Eagle baldric plate attached. Adjustable length by virtue of holes behind the plate. This sling is the reason for the belt loops behind all regulation US Cartridge Boxes. As an NCO would not be wearing two different slings at the same time, the appropriate setup would be for him to wear the cartridge box on the waist belt while wearing the baldric.  White was the main color for this time, but black is available.

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IMG_4143 Insignia - Brass Hat, 1830-40 Shako Ornament
$5.45

1832-approx. 1834 Shako Hat Ornament.  We have been told it was a Light Infantry, as well Light Artillery, Shako made of stamped brass and has two wire loops on the back for attaching to the hat. It measures approximately 2 1/4 inches high and 3 1/4 inches wide.  This Federal Eagle has been seen on Martingale of officer saddles and officer saddle bags and may have been used in the early years of the Civil War.  Available in Brass or silver plated.

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1834 SHAKO HAT ORNAMENT Insignia - Brass Hat, 1834 Infantry Horn Shako Ornament
$8.00 $6.95 On SALE!

M1834 U.S. Infantry Open Horn Shako Hat Insignia is made from stamped brass with wire pins on the back for hat attachment. It measures approximately 2 3/4 inches high and 3 inches wide.

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Mexican War Chev.Corp. Insignia - Mexican War Infantry Chevron Corporal - Pair
$8.95

1/2 inch tape applied over Sky Blue wool background. Tape color designates Infantry Branch of Service: White 

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Mexican War Chev.Sgt. Insignia - Mexican War Infantry Chevron Sergeant - Pair
$10.95

1/2 inch tape applied over Sky Blue wool background. Tape color designates Infantry Branch of Service: White 

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M1839 SCABBARD Arms - Scabbard for 1839 Springfield Musket
$24.95

1839 Springfield Scabbard.

Brass mounted leather scabbard with integrated frog for .58 caliber Springfield Rifle bayonet. Excellent replica of the originals with great attention to details. The length is approximately 17". Belt loop will be white leather and body will be black leather.

Available for pre-order only until after FEB. 29th, 2024.

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CartridgeBox69USA_SM.jpg Arms - M1842 Cartridge Box .69 Cal. - Black
$39.95

This economical .69 caliber cartridge box can be used for the Mexican-American War reenactor. It is a replica of the M1842 .69 caliber pattern and includes one tin. It has a brass finial and both belt loops and box sling attachments, per the original, on the back. It is sewn in white thread.

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IMG_5338silvereagle Cavalry Martingale Heart - Large Nickel Eagle
$18.95

Large stamped Brass Heart with Nickel Federal Eagle martingale heart. Size is 3 3/4 H X 3 1/2 W.

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IMG_5339 (1)star Cavalry Martingale Heart - Large Brass Eagle
$18.95

Large stamped brass Federal Eagle martingale heart. Size is 3 3/4 H X 3 1/2 W.

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HaversackCanvas3Button_SM.jpg Haversack - Canvas 3 Button Flap
$14.95 $11.95 On SALE!

This heavy canvas haversack has a 3 button flap and has a button in liner. The haversack measures approximately 10 1/2" wide and 11 1/4" high.

This style of haversack was typically used by Confederates.

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HaversackLeatherStrap_SM.jpg Haversack - Canvas with Leather Strap
$19.95

This heavy canvas haversack has a leather and buckle closure and has a button in liner. This style of haversack was typically used by Confederates.

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wood canteen.aix Canteen - Wood with Stainless Steel Liner
$55.95 $39.95 On SALE!

This wood canteen is constructed of 2 wooden sides separated by thin wooden slats. Tin straps wrap the edges.  Galvanized tin straps along the edge hold the linen canteen sling. The canteen has a wood spout and is lined with a stainless steel liner. A wood stopper plugs the spout. All canteens are water-tested by manufacturer. 

The canteen measures approximately 8" in diameter and 3 1/4" deep.

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IMG_5755canteentinmex Canteen - M1848 Mexican American War
$37.95 $31.95 On SALE!

This Mexican American War US Stamped Canteen is made of Tin and is based off of the 1848 model. The canteen is approximately 7 inches in diameter and about 3 inches wide. Complete with cork & chain and linen sling.

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holidayfoodstorage12019 Food Storage/Utensil set and Accessories Set
$39.95 $34.95 On SALE!

Save over regular prices!

Homespun Utensil bag, Mess Plate, Small cup, Knife/Fork/Spoon Set, Coffee Bag, and Rice Bag.

The Homespun Storage Bag is made of Homspun fabric and has one Utensil pocket on the inside. Proudly Made in USA.

Civil War Era reproduction wood handle Knife, reproduction wood handle Fork and reproduction Spoon Set. Imported.

 The Rice Bag is handy for carrying dry goods rations or other loose items. The bag is about 6 inches x 6 inches and is closed with a draw string. The Coffee Bag is handy for carrying coffee, tea, dry goods rations or other loose items. The bag is about 6 1/2 inches x 3 1/2 inches and is closed with a draw string. Material color and patterns will vary. Photo is an example only. Proudly Made in USA.

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nco saber Arms - Sword - 1840 Non Commissioned
$179.95 $170.95 On SALE!

The 1840 non commissioned sword was carried by American soldiers for over 70 years; a period which included the Mexican War, Civil War and Spanish American War.

This 1840 Non Commissioned Sword is a fine reproduction sword, is a faithful copy of the originals used and is collector grade. The single edged blade has a single broad fuller running from the ricasso to near the point. The entire hilt is cast brass and the grip is ribbed. Pommel is global with a capstan. Grip is flanked by kidney-shaped hand guards. NCO sword comes with a steel scabbard. The blade is unsharpened and the scabbard is made for a NCO style belt.  Will not attach to a standard saber belt.

The blade is 31 3/4 inches long.

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