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Re: Ashigaru - Foot Samurai - Packing List

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  • Otagiri Tatsuzou
    SR Turnbull has published a list of items that an ashigaru was expected to carry on the march in The Samurai Sourcebook (ISBN 1-85409-523-4). This list is from
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      SR Turnbull has published a list of items that an ashigaru was
      expected to carry on the march in The Samurai Sourcebook (ISBN
      1-85409-523-4). This list is from the Edo period Shutsubi nimotsu
      kantei (Regulations for baggage transport).

      kawa gusoku (leather armour)
      kimono
      katabira (light kimono)
      haori
      kama (sickle)
      nata (hatchet)
      kokera kami (shingle paper)
      irotatsu mushiro (straw mat)
      hoshiki (thin cord)
      noko (saw)
      kappa (raincoat)
      hanagami (tissue paper)
      hinawa (fire cord)
      hiuchi (tinder)
      tsuigi (kindling wood)
      kushi dogu (comb tool)
      suito (water bottle)
      mizusu (water sucking tube)
      tenugui (towel)
      3-shaku tenugui (3 foot towel)
      kudakasa (roll up sedge hat)
      koshi kohana (basket for the waist)
      kakuhan (gaiters)
      momohiki (close fitting trousers)
      waraji (straw sandals)
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