Federal Issue Shirts:
It is known that a soldier
received 3 issue shirts per year from the federal govt. Millions of these
shirts were produced and issued throughout the war, making them the most common
shirt seen on federal soldiers. The Shirts we produce are copied from an
original which is marked A.S. Saroni NY. Federal Issue Shirts were made from an
Off White or Grey Domet Flannel ( wool weft on a cotton warp). These shirts
were completely handsewn ( with the stitching on originals being rather large
and crude, these were not a pretty garment) and Issued in 1 size approx 44"
chest. Each shirt had 3 tin buttons, 1 at each cuff and one at the collar. The
shirts had slit front openings, triangular gussets at the sleeves and a single
$120 Paid Postage issue
size up to a 44" chest, non regulation sizes add $10. All Handsewn $150 ppd.