Friday, January 17, 2014
I am wearing a full set of English accouterments with the exception of the cartridge box. I also wear the painted haversack and carry a tin canteen.
The knapsack is the Isaac Campbell and is packed with my personal belongings. Attached is a boiler which replaces my tin cup and tin plate.
Sunday, December 29, 2013
|During the Pennsylvania Campaign, the 8th New York National Guard wore this similar style uniform. During their march though South Mountain, many men were forced to leave their knapsacks behind.|
|A side view of the uniform of the 8th New York State National Guard.|