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Transcribed and submitted by George Mills, March 2014

This is a transcription of price list for Uniform clothing for enlisted men and for garrison equipment, dated July [ ] 1864. I do not know whether this belonged to Charles Sweney (I think it must have) or to his brother Henry Sweney. The actual list is in extremely fragile condition.

Price List for Clothing [Camp?] and Garrison Equipage

Revised July [ ] 1864

Article $ cts.
Uniform Hat 1 80
     " " Feather 15
     " " Cord & Tassel 15
     " " Bugle 3
     " " Eagle 2
Forage Caps 65
     " " Cover 12
Uniform Coat Private 8 75
Chevrons 1st Serg’ts 35
     " " Serg’ts 22
     " " Corp’ls 17
Trousers Serg’ts 3 25
      " "Corp’ls 3 15
     " " Privates 3 10
Flannel Sack Coats lined 3 25
     " " unlined 2 65
     " " Shirts 1 59*
Knit Shirts 1 43
Stockings Pair of 30
Bootees Sewed 2 20
     " " Pegged 1 56*
Boots Sewed 3 57*
Boots Pegged 3 25*
Great Coats 8 50*
Blankets woolen 3 00*
     " " Rubber 2 50*
     " " Painted 1 75
Ponchos Painted 2 10
     " " Rubber 3 10
Knapsacks & Straps 2 15
Haversacks Unpainted 40
     " " Enameled & Painted 67
Canteen Complete 45
Axes 1 10
Hatchets 48
Spades 1 10
Camp Kettles 78
Mess pans 33
Drums Complete 7 98
Wall Tents 62 88
Sibley Tents 63 71
Common Tents 21 62
Drawers Flannel 1 00
Drawers Knit 1 30
Drawers Cavalry 4 15

*Unsure of the numbers due to fading of the ink and/or the physical deterioration of the paper.