Hunting frocks / rifle shirts
>I tend to agree that a rifleman might havetailored
>been in a (formal) company and been issued a shirt that was a bit
>but if you can find documentation for loose fitting and choose to wearit,
>then by all means do so.All the accounts I have read of hunting shirts / rifle shirts, have been
loose fitting. I have never seen a tight fitting hunting shirt accounted
Whenever there is tailoring being done in the orderly books, it is never
on hunting shirts.
There are numerous complaints that the North Carolinians would store
food and ammunition in the hunting shirts and it would ruin the
cartridges. Kind of hard to do that with a tight one.
2nd Regiment of the North Carolina Line