US Quartermaster Trouser Measurements
(Printed with permission of CJ Daley.)
Dispelling the myths and confusion surrounding reproduction Civil War trouser sizing.
In this article I will attempt to answer some common, and age old questions concerning the sizing of authentic Civil War era reproduction trousers. It is important to note that whenever we are talking about waist size and measurements, we are discussing the "natural waist", at the navel, and not the modern waist where most modern pants and unauthentic reproduction trousers are worn.