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44345Re: Emblem on saddle blanket

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  • housemousenet
    Aug 30, 2007

      Here is the pic:  http://www.housemouse.net/G/blanket.jpg

      Does it look familiar?

      Thank you for suggesting service or rank emblems.  I have some unit emblems, and none look like this big rosette (see picture -- emblem has green scan mark running through it, though you can still see the design outline.  Granted, it's blurry.)

       

       

      --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, "James and Kat" <acesartwork43@...> wrote:
      >
      > --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, "housemousenet" renagoff@
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > There were emblems/design on the corners of the saddle blankets in
      > the
      > > civil war, so I noticed.
      >
      > In most cases these were rank emblems or service emblems.
      > the Feild Grade officers would have a Eagle (Col.) or Star ect...
      > Or the various Branch emblem like the Caduseus for Medical or the
      > Wreath for Staff ect...
      > this along with the thickness of the Gold Trim denoted rank in most
      > cases.
      > Hope this helped.
      > Yours in service
      > James Acerra
      >

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