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Various Components...

Forage Caps, Cravat or Stock, Boots, Spurs, Gloves, Sash.

(Above this line - not in original printing)

FORAGE CAPS

1493. For fatigue purposes, forage caps, of pattern in the Quartermaster-General's office: dark blue cloth, with a welt of the same around the crown, and yellow metal letters in front to designate companies.

1494. Commissioned officers may wear forage caps of the same pattern, with the distinctive ornament of the corps and regiment in front.

CRAVAT OR STOCK

1495. For all officers-black; when a cravat is worn, the tie to be visible at the opening if the collar.

1496. For all Enlisted Men-black; leather according to pattern.

BOOTS

1497. For all officers-ankle or Jefferson

1498. For Enlisted Men of Cavalry and Light Artillery-ankle or Jefferson, rights and lefts, according to pattern.

1499. For Enlisted Men of Artillery, Infantry, Engineers, and Ordnance-Jefferson, rights and lefts, according to pattern.

SPURS

1500. For all Mounted Officers-yellow metal, or gilt.

1501. For all Enlisted Mounted Men-yellow metal, according to pattern (see par. 1620.)

GLOVES

1502. For General Officers and Officers of the General Staff and Staff Corps-buff or white.

1503. For Officers of Artillery, Infantry, Cavalry, Dragoons, and Riflemen-white.

SASH

1504. For General Officers-buff, silk net, with silk bullion fringe ends; sash to go twice around the waist, and to tie behind the left hip, pendent part not to extend more than eighteen inches below the tie.

1505. For Officers of the Adjutant-General's, Inspector-General's, Quartermaster's and Subsistence Departments, Corps of Engineers, Topographical Engineers, Ordnance, Artillery, Infantry and the Judge Advocate of the Army- crimson silk net; for Officers of the Medical Department-medium or emerald green silk net, with silk bullion fringe ends; to go around the waist and tie as for General Officers.

1506. For all Sergeant Majors, Quartermaster Sergeants, Ordnance Sergeants, Hospital Stewards, First Sergeants, Principal or Chief Musicians and Chief Buglers-red worsted sash, with worsted bullion fringe ends; to go twice around the waist, and to tie hind the left hip, pendent part not to extend more than eighteen inches below the tie.

1507. The sash will be worn (over the coat) on all occasions of duty of every description, except stable and fatigue. 1508. The sash will be worn by "Officers of the Day" across the body, scarf fashion, from the right shoulder to the left side, instead of around the waist, tying behind the left hip as prescribed.



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