The novel’s Thirteenth Mississippi Private Romy Lowe’s personal sewing (and other “domestic chores”) kit, called a “housewife,” might have looked like this fancy one belonging to Lewis Tway, of Co. K, 147th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment. From the special collections at Gettysburg College.

About Dick Stanley

Retired Texas daily newspaperman
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