Civil War Army Blanket, ca. 1865

Contributed by Bangor Historical Society


A wool and cotton blend blanket used in the Civil War. This blanket was carried in the war by Peter Tibado a private in Company B of the First Maine Heavy Artillery. Some of the holes are from bullets fired by a sniper while Tibado was asleep.

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About This Item

  • Title: Civil War Army Blanket, ca. 1865
  • Creation Date: circa 1865
  • Subject Date: circa 1865
  • Location: Bangor, Penobscot County, ME
  • Media: Wool
  • Dimensions: 196 cm x 168 cm
  • Local Code: 1980.028.0001
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Bangor Historical Society
159 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 942-1900

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