The Uniform

The Regimental Coat

The Shirt

The Regimental Coat are tailored made from one of our authorized seamstresses:

Regimental Tailor:

Heather Chaffee

16700 Nordroff St. Northridge CA. 93343   Phone: (201) 450-6153

Email: Heath51937@aol.com

The Waistcoat

The White Linen Waistcoat, regarded as "Small Clothes" can be made by our tailor, or through the websites of:

See Regimental Tailor as above. or

    Jas. Townsend & Sons

http://www.jas-townsend.com/index.php

                 or

    G. Gedney Godwin

http://gggodwin-com.3dcartstores.com/

The Stockings

The Stockings are of White Heavy Wool that reach above the knees. It is a must to obtain the leather garters as well. These can be obtained thru:

            Jas. Townsend & Sons

                            or

            G. Gedney Godwin

The Shirt is made of Linen of the design of the period.  Suggest to obtain thru:     Jas. Townsend & Sons

The Neckstock & Buckle

The Neckstock is made of black Horsehair with a brass clasp buckle.  These can be obtained from:

       G. Gedney Godwin

                     or

        Najeski  Reproductions

          http://www.najecki.com/repro/reproindex.html

The Breechs & Trousers

The White Linen Breeches are worn for our "Early War" Uniform (1774 - 1778) while the Gaiter Trousers of  Russian Linen are worn for our "Late War" Uniform (1778 - 1781).  These can be obtained thru our Regimental or thru:

                 Jas. Townsend & Sons

                                 or

                 G. Gedney Godwin

The Full Gaiters
The Shoes

The shoes are of period design with a simple brass buckle.  These are avaialbe at:

           Jas. Townsend & Sons

           G. Gedney Godwin

            Najeski Reproductions

The Full Gaiters are made of Canvas with black bone buttons on the sides.  These are made to reach over the knee.  These can be obtained thru our seamstress.  You will need the proper Garters with Buckle from:

                  G. Gedney Godwin

The Bearskin Cap and Wig

The Fusilier Bearskin cap is 10" high which is worn on Parade, Guard Duty, other Dress Uniform Events, the cords and 23rd Badge come separate and can be obtained from: The Regimental Stores 

The Wig is the color of your natural hair, pulled back into a pony tail which is braided.  The tail tucked under the Cap. So when ordering the Cap, you have to take in account of the wig. Obtain the wig thru G. Gedney Godwin (the Hessian style) or thru other wig shops.

The Military Cocked Hat

The Military Cocked Hat is of felt with a flate cockade and has no trim on the edges.  The hat is made so that the front peak goes over the left eye.  An addition to this hat are three white osterach feathers worn just behind the cockade (feathers are extra). The Military Cocked Hat is worn with our Uniform without the wig.  These are obtained thru G. Gedney Godwin.

The Half Gaiters are now a required item. They are to be of black canvas and to have 7 black horn buttons, the same as the Full Gaiters. These fit snuggly on the shin/calf area and come to a point in the rear.  Black polish should be applied with a buffed brush shine to them. These are available from Godwin. It is required to have a set of thin black leather garters with brass buckle to be worn on the stockings below the knee.

Horsehair Cockade for Enlisted obtained at

COCKEDHATS.COM

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1768 Royal Warrant Uniform
This is the uniform & kit the Fusiliers arrived in the Americas in 1773, Fusilier 10" Bearskin cap, Fusilier Regimental Coat, waist belt w/ Bayonet and the tall gaiters of old. Early War uniform.
Fusilier Officer Royal Warrant 1768
Fusilier Comapny Grade Officer carried a fusil  with bayonet and cartridge box, with their personal sword, Lace and Badges are of Gold for 23rd Regiment.
Late War Uniform
Addopted after the southern invasion at Charles Town in January 1780. They store their Fusilier Caps for cocked hats and their breechs and tall-gatiers for russianduck gaiter trousers, it is also noted they recived new regimental coats.