Die Neuner

9th Ohio Infantry

Commander: Colonel William Eichler

1st Company (A) 

Capt. Andrew Houghtaling

2nd Company (B)

Capt. Colin Zimmerman

3rd Company (C)

Capt. Johnny Lloyd

Impression Guidelines

J Please review the below impression guidelines VERY CAREFULLY.​ All gear is listed in order of K preference. All gear is to be made of correct period materials and construction.

Headgear

  • Preferred: Hardee hat (undressed in new condition) or Kepi w/ havelock

  • Acceptable: Black Civilian Hats, Forage Caps, or Ohio Regulation Fatigue Hat


Jacket

  • Preferred: Federal Issue Fatigue Blouse or Frock Coat

  • Not Accepted: State Jackets / SA Jacket


Pants

  • Strongly Preferred: Dark Blue Pants

  • Accepted: Gray w/ Black Stripe (Ohio Regulation Issue)

  • Discouraged but Accepted: Sky Blue Pants


Shirts

  • Preferred: Red or Grey woolen contract shirts

  • Acceptable: Civilian shirt


Drawers

  • Preferred: Army Issue (canton flannel)

  • Acceptable: Civilian Drawers


Footwear

  • US Army Issued Bootees


Weapon & Accoutrements


1st & 3rd Company

  • Preferred: 1855 Harper’s Ferry Rifle w/ Maynard system w/ bayonet and appropriate accoutrements.

  • Acceptable: 1861 Springfield Muskets w/ bayonet and appropriate accoutrements.

  • Not Allowed: 1853 Enfield Rifles, OVM Brass, or Turner Belts


2nd Company

  • Preferred: 1842 Springfield smoothbore musket w/ bayonet and appropriate accoutrements.

  • Acceptable: 1861 Springfield Muskets w/ bayonet or any percussion .69 cal (1816 conversion, etc.) and appropriate accoutrements.

  • Not Allowed: 1853 Enfield Rifles, OVM Brass, or Turner Belts


Knapsack

  • Strongly Preferred: Double-Bag Knapsack or Ohio Pattern Knapsack

  • Accepted: Blanket Roll


Blanket

  • US Issued


Ground Cloth

  • Preferred: NONE

  • Acceptable: Civilian Rubber Blanket / Tarred Ground Cloth


Tentage

  • NONE


Canteen

  • Preferred: India Rubber Canteen

  • Acceptable: M1858 Smoothside Canteen w/ jean cover.


Haversack

  • Preferred: India Rubber Haversack

  • Accepted: Federal Issued Tarred Haversack

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The above photos are not ID'd to the 9th Ohio Infantry but are rather an example of the items they were issued.

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