Berdan cloth contract: Contract with Pilling & Co. mills for the government-made USSS coats. This contract was fulfilled in the first quarter of 1862. The contract filled, declared the cloth to be "11 ounce fast-dyed green kersey," meaning eleven ounces per linear yard, diagonal weave cloth of a color dyed-in-the-wool to dark green (that means the yarn was dyed first and then woven).

Trim for these coats was medium emerald green as the trim was on the originals before fading