Union Army blanket

Description
Union soldiers were issued many items other than their weapons and ammunition. Blankets, like this one, were used to sleep under at night or wear as a cloak in the cold, damp weather.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
blanket
associated date
1861-1865
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 78 1/2 in x 71 in; 199.39 cm x 180.34 cm
ID Number
AF*60235M
catalog number
60235M
accession number
224978
subject
Military
Civil War
Civil War
event
Civil War
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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