M1861 Emergency Issue Blanket

In 1861 the Federal Government could not keep up with the supply of the Regulation grey blanket being issued to the Federal troops so the Government contracted the Woolrich mill to produce what would be referred to as the “1861 Emergency Issue” Blanket.

These blankets were cut straight from the roll and not hemmed as they did back in the day.

The mill called Woolrich was founded in 1830 and has ben the longest producing mill in the USA by the same family for eight generations making these blankets.

Weight 24oz/yard

60 inches wide x 70 inches long approximately

Dry Clean Only

Made in the USA by Woolrich

Delivery Information

We have a large stock of items, but are not able to keep every size in every colour, rank, unit.  Therefore we make your order once received.  Delivery times for items to be made are 6 – 12 weeks.  If your order contains items in stock, plus items to be made, then your order will not be shipped until everything is ready.  If you require some of the items urgently, please contact us and we can ship items in 2 shipments, but there will be additional shipping to pay and we will send an invoice to you for this.

UK shipment is either by Royal Mail or Parcelforce, if your order is too long for these services then it will be sent via DHL, for instance Inert Muskets.  There is an addition cost of this and an invoice will be sent.

We are not mind readers and can accommodate urgent orders, but we need to know at the time or ordering,  we keep getting requests for urgent items ordered and at 2 days to go before it is needed are told that the order is urgent!!!!

We are in a difficult economic climate with low demand for some products, so do not keep vast amounts of any item.

Any item which is urgent has a 4 week timescale to source if not in stock.  Please bear this in mind.

Price: £80.00

2 in stock