Daily Archives: October 12, 2012

Butternut and Grey in the Civil War

I have been watching Ken Burns’s 9-episode “Civil War.” In one of the episodes, the narrator said that the Confederate soldiers wore “grey and butternut” and the Union soldiers wore “blue.” In reality, it was a little less clearcut as … Continue reading

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