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    Regulation U.S. Civil War Blanket Identified to Albert Henry, K Company, Illinois 17th Infantry. Constructed of medium brown wool with a deep brown stripe at opposite ends, it retains the original letters "US" sewn in the center, each composed of three lines of darker brown yarn. The entire piece measures about 65" x 81" and has moderate fraying along the edges, some large holes, a bit of loss to the "US" thread, and old repairs. Along one edge, faintly showing is the name "A. C. Henry Co. K". Albert Henry was from Bath, Illinois and enlisted on May 25, 1861 as a private and mustered into K Company, Illinois 17th Infantry. He was discharged on April 10, 1863.

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    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
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