The Mexican War of 1846--1848 was the
training ground for many leaders of the Civil War. Many leftover
weapons, uniforms, and accoutrements from this War found their
way onto the battlefields of the early 1860's. Knapsacks
are of no exception. Early in the conflict both sides used these
models in near equal numbers.
called for oilskin covered canvas, leather harness,blackened
which should be removable.
1 1/4 iron hardware is used throughout, metal buttons on inner
flap. The pack is finished with hand detailing