1861 us military artillery boot made by Fugawee.
Artillery Boot 1861, short boot Smooth side out lined boot.

Artillery boot 1861, or sometimes called the Short Boot or Engineer Boot.  The mid-calf height of the boot changes in proportion to the size.  The boot is leather lined.  The original is on the right in the image.

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Civile war Broagan
Civile war Broagan
Brogan or Jefferson Bootie, Rough side out

Rough out Brogan by Fugawee. When you want a good shoe so your feet don’t hurt, no break in time, Vegetable tanned upper, oak tanned inner and outer sole. McKay stitched not Goodyear welted. This is a well built sturdy … Read More

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Brogans Smooth side out
Brogans Smooth side out
Brogan, Jefferson Bootie Smooth side out

Brogans are also called Jefferson Bootees. The Army used the term “Jefferson”. The reason goes back to Thomas Jefferson: During the French Revolution, large, fancy shoe buckles were considered the mark of the Aristocrats. Shortly, wearing any shoe buckles at … Read More

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Congress Gator, Black & Brown, Civil War Men’s pull-on Shoe
Congress Gator, Black & Brown, Civil War Men’s pull-on Shoe

The Congressgaitor is more of an ankle boot.  It is what you have been looking for.   With a tab on the back for ease of entry, it has a smooth black leather toe, two elastic gussets one either side and a stacked heel.

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Congress Gator, Civil War Men’s pull-on Shoe
Congress Gator, Civil War Men’s pull-on Shoe
Congress Gator, Civil War Men’s pull-on Shoe

The Congressgaitor is more of an ankle boot.  It is what you have been looking for.   With a tab on the back for ease of entry, it has a smooth black leather toe, two elastic gussets one either side and a stacked heel.

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Patent Leather Congress Gator, Civil War Men’s pull-on Shoe
Patent Leather Congress Gator, Civil War Men’s pull-on Shoe

The Congressgaitor is more of an ankle boot.  It is what you have been looking for.   With a tab on the back for ease of entry, it has a smooth black leather toe, two elastic gussets one either side and a stacked heel.

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Fugawee's stove pipe
stove pipe boot
Stovepipe Boot, black-smooth

The Stovepipe is close to all around or common boot.  It comes high on the leg, almost to the knee.  The leg is wider so the trousers can be tucked in them.  It is a two piece pattern with 1 1/4″ stacked heel. It has inside pull tabs to make it easier to pull on.

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By the way, only forty percent of the shoes or boots issued during the entire Civil War were pegged. Pegs didn’t meet military specs and bootees made with pegs were purchased from the contractors for about seventy cents a pair less ($1.95 versus $1.25) than sewed boots or bootees. Civil War shoes are pretty hard to tell apart. Once they have been stomped through the mud a few times your eye can’t tell where they came from. That’s when your feet will tell you that you are wearing Fugawee’s Civil War shoes.Most Civil War bootees were issued in smooth leather (right) but rough out (left) seems to have taken over among re-enactors.  The Monticello was patterned after the shoes shown on a Gettysburg statue of Civil War Confederate soldiers around a mounted Gen. Robert E. Lee. About forty percent of all boots and brogans purchased by the US Army during the Civil War were constructed with the less expensive pegging process. Civil War shoes. Common soldier wore rough side out and polished the nap down. The smooth side out makes a good Garrison boot.