Housewife

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.

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About Dick Stanley

Retired Texas daily newspaperman
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