(Bedroll NOT included).
Made from 6-7-oz. leather with straps measuring 32" long x 1" wide with grooved edges and 2 keepers on each strap with 1" Japanned buckles. Each strap has holes punched to accommodate small and large loads. Shoulder sling is 38" long x 1" wide and is attached to center of bedroll straps with a double reinforced oval strip of leather to accommodate oval brass ring. Shoulder straps are secured with brass stud and leather loop, such as sword belts. Available in russet or black.
This item was a personal item found during the Civil War and is not a military issue.
No Historical Citation available at this time.