The growth in living history and battle reenactments over the past few years has led to a steady growth of
specialist equipment suppliers in Britain and America, who can satisfy reenactment requirements from a forage cap to a tent peg.
Britain's largest supplier of American Civil War reenactment equipment including haversacks, cap pouches, cartridge boxes, buttons and buckles is Alan Thrower who runs The Sutler's Store, 16 Howlett Drive, Hailsham East Sussex, BN27 1QW.
Many British American Civil War reenactors buy their clothing from companies in America. Some of the best Civil War uniforms renowned for their correct cut and colour arc manufactured by Charlie Childs. Charlie runs his company County Cloth from 13797C, Georgetown Street NE, Paris Ohio, 44669.
America's oldest established American Civil War reenactment clothing supplier is the C & D Jarnagin Company P.O. Box 1860, Corinth MS 38834. Phone: 6012871977. Fax: 601 287 6033.Apart from complete uniforms Jarnagin also specialises in leather gear, footwear and tinwear.
Other American firms manufacturing reproduction uniforms include Confederate Yankee P.O. Box 192,
Guilford CT 06437. Phone: 2034539900. Centennial General Store, 230 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg PA 17325. Phone: 7173349712.
Civil War A frame tents and shelter halves are available from Panther, 1,000 P.O. Box 32, Normantown, WV 25267. Phone 3044627718.
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