We at Ujna Universal are dedicated to bringing you authentic reproductions and replicas of the uniforms worn during the American revolutionary war. We have painstakingly collected the fabrics, leathers, buttons etc of the Revolutionary war period to bring you these uniforms. The uniforms of the American Revolutionary war are collected for both the British and the Patriots. The only thing which we have not been able to copy exactly so far has been the caps.
The clothing that the New England Patriots of 1775 wore (at Lexington and Concord and at Bunker Hill came from all walks of life and were simply the ones that were in fashion at that time and also work clothing. Therefore the Patriot clothing shown here is a cross section of what the Patriots wore at that time and also what was worn by the British army at that time.
British Officer’s and enlisted man clothing (the redcoats):
The British officer’s and infantrymen have been wearing the Redcoat since 1645 when it was passed into its shape at the time of the Revolutionary war (the American war of Independence) by it’s parliament.
During the Revolutionary war (the American war of Independence) the British soldiers and officer’s wore the wool red coat which was red/scarlet and was often a regimental purchase. The Revolutionary war (the American war of Independence) British red coat is made in melton broadcloth wool and is dyed to the correct color. The buttons are in pewter and is mostly hand stitched except for internal portions. The 13.5 oz wool is ideal for both summer and winter wear. The ribbing on the Revolutionary war (the American war of Independence) British redcoat is in white/off white tape – just as it was done at that time. The ( American war of Independence) British redcoat tunic top and skirt are both lined in wool. The edges of the ( American war of Independence) British redcoat is left raw and the coat is closed at the chest with hooks and eyes. The lapels on the ( American war of Independence) British redcoat can be closed one over the other to keep the coat closed.
The British redcoat at the time of the US Revolutionary war is available at US$ 155/pc including custom tailoring, hand stitching and door delivery.
The British red coat was worn with a white cotton shirt. The British redcoat uniform was worn with a 11oz handmade white cotton shirt. The white shirt which was a part of the Redcoat uniform was worn by officer’s with frills and should eb specified at the time of making the order.
The Shirt which was worn by the British at the American war of Independence is US$ 47 including custom tailoring and door delivery.
The British redcoat uniform was worn with white fall front trousers and is available with hand stitching and seat reinforced. The Trousers worn with the Redcoat uniform during the American war of Independence have an adjustable waistband and deep front pockets. The trousers come with pewter buttons. A gusset and buttons surround the ankle and the top of the shoe.
The Trousers for the British Redcoat uniform trousers as worn during the American war of Independence is US$ 92 including hand stitching, custom tailoring and door delivery anywhere in the world.
BEST BUY OFFER: The British Redcoat + Shirt + trousers are US$ 245 including hand stitching where exposed, door delivery and custom tailoring.
Shoes (black) with white spats can be included at US$ 110 to the above best buy offer for a total of US$ 355 plus shipping.
Since in the initial portion of the American war on independence or the (revolutionary war as it is also know) the Patriots had little or no uniforms you can select the articles below to make up your own uniforms.
US war of Independence (revolutionary war era) century cotton shirts*
We bring you three shirts in designs which were popular at the time of the American War of Independence. Each shirt is made in homespun cotton and is hand stitched where appropriate and left out where it is not. Each shirt has been made in century cotton fabric which is appropriate to the era of the American war of Independence. Each shirt of the American war of Independence or Revolutionary war can be dyed in any color you wish – please specify the color in your order, else it will be supplied in white.
Each shirt is US$ 47/pc including hand stitching, door delivery and custom tailoring.
century cotton workshirt *civilian militia coats *colonial era cotton shirts * colonial era dress shirt * US rev war banded collar cotton shirt*
S war of Independence (revolutionary war era) waist coats +
The woolen waistcoat from the era of the US war of Independence (revolutionary war) are attached below for your selection. Each waistcoat can be made in any color of wool and must be specified by the customer in the order otherwise the order will in default made in off-white wool. The waistcoats come with pewter buttons and are hand stitched where applicable. Each waistcoat has a cotton back and is tailored to be worn over a shirt.
Any of the three choices of waistcoats below can be order ed.
Each waistcoat is US$ 65/pc including hand stitching, door delivery and custom tailoring.
colonial era cotton waistcoat+ colonial era sleeved waistcoat+ colonial era vest+
US war of Independence (revolutionary war era) shoes and boots ^:
Each pair of US war of Independence (revolutionary war era) shoes and boots are made in naturally tanned cowhide and are hand lasted and handmade with real leather soles. Since the boots are handmade they canbe made in any size and can be as wide as required by you. The boots are available in black, brown or tan color – please specify while ordering or default color is black.
concord boots^ franklins boots^
US war of Independence (revolutionary war era) spats&:
Spats are available in three sizes as per designs below. The spats are made in canvas and can be in white, tan or brown. Please specify while ordering or the default color is white.
Ankle high spats are US$ 38 plus shipping.
thigh length gaiters& are US$ 83 /pair plus shipping.
half length spatterdashes& in white are US$ 65/pair plus shipping.
US war of Independence (revolutionary war era) Trousers, Breeches and cover-alls@
While a wide variety of breeches, cover alls and trousers were available in the era of the Revolutionary war we have narrowed the designs to 4-5. All our trousers and breeches are made in cotton canvas and have pewter buttons. They are hand tailored and hand stitched where required to be relevant to the era.
fly front knee breeches in colored cotton canvas
fly front knee breeches in off white cotton canvas
men’s trousers in off white canvas
Military overalls with front fall
rev war fall front knee breeches off white cotton canvas
rev war fall front trousers in colored cotton canvas
trouser with front fall
colonial marine coat
men’s costume rev war coat in wool
reverse color regimental coat
revolutionary war artillery coat
revolutionary war coat
IF YOU CAN’T FIND YOUR ARTICLE HERE, WRITE TO ME. WE WILL BE HAPPY TO MAKE IT FOR YOU IF YOU CAN PROVIDE A SAMPLE. THIS IS SPECIALLY TRUE OF METAL BADGES , INSIGNIA AND BUTTONS. WHILE ORDERING BRASS OR METAL BADGES, INSIGNIA OR BUTTONS – PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THESE ARE MADE ON EXPENSIVE PRESSURE DIES. PLEASE DON’T ASK ME TO MAKE ONE PIECE 🙂 .
WE ARE EXPERTS AT LEATHER ARTICLES SO PLEASE SEND IN YOUR LEATHER ARTICLES FOR REPLICATION – IF YOU SEND ME A PIECE OF GEAR OR ARTICLE WE HAVEN’T ALREADY MADE, WE WILL BE HAPPY TO DO A REPLICATION FOR YOUR PERSONAL USE – FREE OF CHARGE, AS LONG AS WE ARE ALLOWED TO MAKE PATTERNS AND MAKE IT AVAILABLE TO OTHER REENACTORS.
Our wwI (ww1, world war one) uniforms, equipment, gear, webbing, shoes and boots, caps, badges, patches, insignia, chevrons etc have been replicated to exact specifications prevalent during the great war and are a favourite among re-enactors. Although our Great War uniforms and equipment are museum quality replications we have priced them for use by living history groups, re-enactors and collectors. The following Great war (ww1, wwI, world war one) army, reenaction and living history units use our uniforms and gear, and we have regularly supplied the following militaria dealers with our Great war (ww1, wwI, world war one) uniforms, equipment, webbing, shoes & boots, peak & side caps, badges, patches, insignia chevrons etc:
Re-enactors will find our prices at least 25% lower than any other militaria dealer anywhere in the world and our prices include custom tailoring! That means you will get comfortable and proper fitting uniforms every time. We do not charge extra for uniforms for re-enactors who are broad built or tall.
As a re-enactor, hobbyist, living history enthusiast or a collector, if you cannot find your British Great war (ww1, wwI, world war one) article on this page, please send us your sample and we will replicate it for you down to the smallest detail. We also manufacture British Army Highland regiments kilts and other equipment like sporrans, sashes, banners, flags, hose, doublets, belts, insignia, badges, buckles etc. For Kilts you will need to send us the fabric but all other articles are manufactured in house. Please see our section on Scottish, Highland and Pipe Band uniforms, doublets and accoutrements.
We also supply Great War (world war one, ww1, wwI) British uniforms, costumes, gear and props for theatre, film, movies, plays, documentary films, ballets, stage productions and museum’s living history reenactions. Please see our page dedicated to this for more details, our list of clients, and custom designing of uniforms, costumes, props and gear for theatre, film, movies, plays, documentary films, ballets, stage productions and museum living history reenaction.
We also sell our products to our through the following quality British Army uniforms and equipment vendors:
Motion Picture Props
EG FRAMES MILITARIA UK
Great War Militaria
What Price Glory
We thank the following museums for their advice and help with military history and in recreating various articles on the page:
The Western Front Museum
The Royal Regiment of Wales Museum
And the last, but by no means the least, I would like to thank Mr.Ron Turfitt of USA, member of the Geat War Association for initially providing samples, guidance, constructive criticism, introduction to members of the Great War society of reenactors, and motivation to develop an entire range of uniforms , gear and equipment which can be used by reenactors the world over.
You can find uniforms, equipment, gear and accoutrments of the following British army units at other places on this website. Please note – a major revamp of the website is taking place and if you can’t find the unit mentioned below – please write me an e-mail.
- Life Guards
- Blues and Royals
- Royal Horse Artillery
- 1st The Queens Dragoon Guards
- The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
- 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards
- 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards
- The Queen’s Own Hussars
- The Queen’s Royal Irish Hussars
- 9th/12th Royal Lancers
- The Royal Hussars
- 13th/18th Royal Hussars
- 14th/20th King’s Hussars
- 15th/19th The King’s Royal Hussars
- 16th/5th The Queen’s Royal Lancers
- 17th/21st Lancers
- Royal Tank Regiment
- Royal Armoured Corps
- The Royal Dragoon Guards
- The Queens Royal Hussars
- The Kings Royal Hussars
- The Queens Royal Lancers
- Royal Regiment of Artillery
- Corps of Royal Engineers
- Royal Corps of Signals
- The Special Air Service Regiment
- The Army Air Corps
- Royal Army Chaplains Department
- Royal Corps of Transport
- Royal Army Medical Corps
- Royal Army Ordnance Corps
- Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
- Royal Military Police
- Royal Army Pay Corps
- Royal Army Veterinary Corps
- Small Arms School Corps
- Military Provost Staff Corps
- Royal Army Education Corps
- Royal Army Dental Corps
- Intelligence Corps
- Army Physical Training Corps
- Army Catering Corps
- Army Legal Corps
- New Zealand Army Uniforms & Gear
- Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps
- Women’s Royal Army Corps
- Royal Logistic Corps
- Adjutant General’s Corps
- Royal Marines
- Royal Air Force
- Grenadier Guards
- Coldstream Guards
- Scots Guards
- Irish Guards
- Welsh Guards
- The Royal Scots
- The Royal Highland Fusiliers
- The King’s Own Scottish Borderers
- The Black Watch
- The Queen’s Own Highlanders
- The Gordon Highlanders
- The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
- The Queen’s Regiment
- The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
- The Royal Anglian Regiment
- The King’s Own Royal Border Regiment
- The King’s Regiment
- The Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment of Yorkshire
- The Green Howards
- The Royal Irish Rangers
- The Queen’s Lancashire Regiment
- The Duke of Wellington’s Regiment
- The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment
- The Cheshire Regiment
- The Royal Welch Fusiliers
- The Royal Regiment of Wales
- The Gloucestershire Regiment
- The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment
- The Royal Hampshire Regiment
- The Staffordshire Regiment
- The Duke of Edinburgh’s Royal Regiment
- The Light Infantry
- The Royal Green Jackets
- The Parachute Regiment
- Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment
- The Royal Irish Regiment
- Royal Gloucestershire Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment
- The Highlanders
- The Royal Gurkha Rifles
The Royal Dragoon Guards The Queens Royal Hussars The Kings Royal Hussars The Queens Royal Lancers Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment The Royal Irish Regiment Royal Gloucestershire Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment The Highlanders The Royal Gurkha Rifles Royal Logistic Corps Adjutant General’s Corps
We would like to thank members of the following units for their patronage:
Irish Guards (USA)