Specifications, Bunks and Bedding
This appendix contains specifications and an illustration of the bunk and bedding which would have been found in the dormitory or squad room.
Specifications for Blanket
Each blanket to be seven (7) feet long and five (5) feet wide, and to weigh five (5) pounds. To be gray in color, and made of pure long-staple wool, free from shoddy, reworked wool or cotton, or any impure materials; to have the letters 'U.S.' in black, four (4) inches long, in the center, and to bear a strain of not less than twenty-five (25) pounds per inch for the warp and thirty (30) pounds per inch for the woof without tearing.
Adopted August 15, 1873.
Last Updated: 30-Nov-2009