Re: Re: How about the war of 1812
- Does any one know (Without getting into a nationlstic pissing match) when
or were the US regulars wore white leathers. I got a set for about, well
nothing and I think they look cool as hell with the blues but I do not know
when they wore them and without ammo I cannot ask my unit to wear them once
in a while
>They were regulation, but almost never a reality. Harness leather was the
> Dave Bosse
most common material used in the belting of US Troops. Some commanders
actually went so far as to have their men white wash the black belting but
this was rare and probably didn't achieve the desired look.
Lt. Paul W. Schulz
4th US Rt. of Inf.
Snelling's Co., Commanding