M1851 Artillery Driver Boot This boot was originally designed for the Artillery Driver (hence the name) but were issued to Cavalry Troops as well during the Civil War. Our modern reenactors prefer to wear these boots while reprising an Infantry or Officer role; however, are not exclusive to officers only. These boots are shorter than our Cavalry boots (FOOTWEAR-2), are made of high-quality natural heavy leather, dyed black, and available in whole and half sizes 7 through 13. Medium width. Approximately 12" high. Heel plates can be installed for $7.95. Made in Mexico.
Artillery MAJ D.H. Van Valkenburgh (wearing M1851 boots) leaning on his sword with hand in jacket. The photo shows members of the 1st NY Artillery Regiment (Light).