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    Identified Pennsylvania Soldier's Blanket. This medium brown wool blanket was most likely issued by the state and is without any "US" or dark end stripes. Nicely sewn along one end in 1" tall red yarn lettering is "THOMAS HAMILTON CoE 28th PV." The blanket measures approximately 60" x 76" and condition is excellent with only minor wear and some fraying at the edges. Hamilton enlisted as a private in July, 1861 and was discharged for disability in February, 1862. A nice example of one of a soldier's most valued possessions.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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