Excerpt from “Regulations For The Army Of The Confederate States 1863”
The following Regulations for the Army of the Confederate States are published by direction of the President for the government of all concerned. They will accordingly be strictly obeyed, and nothing contrary to them will be enjoined or permitted in any portion of the forces of the Confederate States by the officers thereof.
JAMES A. SEDDON
Secretary of War
121 MAIN ST., RICHMOND, VA. 1863
1484. The uniform trowsers for both officers and enlisted men will be of cloth throughout the year; made loose, and to spread well over the foot; of light (or sky) blue color for regimental officers and enlisted men; and of dark blue cloth for all other officers; reinforced for the Cavalry.
RICHMOND, January 28th, 1863