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    Default Cut down fed sack

    I have heard about guys cutting down their sack to make it look more like a jacket-was this more of a western thing or would it have been seen in the AoP? Are the collars modified as well? Any coats with just modified collars?
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    Hallo!

    Every once n a while, one comes across images of altered fatigue blouses with say added button/buttonholesd, or may be the collars laid down and reworked to look more like a civilian sack coat with lapels. Or docked short.

    Some hold to the theory that this was representative of 1864 or 1865 three year enlistment lads reupping or going home, or lads wanting to create a certain "veteran" look as compared to the issue fatigue blouse.

    If only pictures could talk a lot more than they do.

    Curt
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    Not a real Civil War reenactor, I only portray one on boards and fora.
    I do not portray a Civil War soldier, I merely interpret one.

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    I just got a used sack that someone put together...the collar is a little funky-I was thinking of reworking it-the civilian type collar might work...thanks!
    Phil Guenther
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    The Living History Guild

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    Quote Originally Posted by fallstoomuch View Post
    I just got a used sack that someone put together...the collar is a little funky-I was thinking of reworking it-the civilian type collar might work...thanks!
    Good idea.

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