Union Army blanket

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
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
Civil War
related event
Civil War
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Civil War
Data Source
National Museum of American History