Colby 40: Button Our Blankets Together

1862: Making the most of limited shelter while the season grows colder …

Civil War Diary of Freeman Colby (continued):

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Alas, after posting this page, while doing some repairs on our replica equipment, we realized the buttonholes in panel 4 are aligned incorrectly.  Sorry!  To be corrected in the print version…

A blanket photo from loc.gov :

  • Private Charles H. Osgood of Company C, 16th NH Infantry Regiment with stenciled blanket and forage cap

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