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John Martin: Expert Observer - Soldier, Bangor, ca. 1860

"… pants a fine cotton shirt with linen dickey a knapsack empty and a pair of fine calf boots with either white silk or white cotton gloves with red…"

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Emerson Letter

"We rolled up our blankets, strapped on our knapsacks, shouldered our rifles and started on. After marching about 12 miles in a drenching rain, we…"