Guidelines for Clothing, Arms, Accoutrements
and Personal Items:


The McDowell event subscribes to high, yet achieveable authenticity standards. Our aim is to achieve the most accurate portrayal possible of Confederate and Federal soldiers during the time of Jackson's Valley Campaign and the ordinary citizenry of Virginia's Allegheny Highlands in May 1862.


Clothing and other guidelines for each category of reenactor are provided these links:


Federal:


General Impression Guidelines or for a printable pdf click here!

Uniform Guidelines or for a printable pdf click here!

Cavalry Guidelines or for a printable pdf click here!

Artillery Guidelines or for a printable pdf click here!


Confederate:


General Impression Guidelines or for a printable pdf click here!

Uniform Guidelines or for a printable pdf click here!

Cavalry Guidelines or for a printable pdf click here!


Civilian:


General Impression Guidelines or for a printable pdf click here!

Uniform Guidelines or for a printable pdf click here!