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Virginia Dave

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Although a unit or two many have worn kilts for dress, I am not sure a single unit wore kilts on campaign or in battle. So I have to wonder if kilts would have made practical campaign or combat items. Would the feileadh mor (big kilt) been more practical or the Philabeg (little kilt) more practical?
Chiggers would have eaten them alive.

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Peace Society

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made a last desperate flying leap over the top rail, “and in the act made such an exhibition of his attenuated anatomy as to call forth a roar of laughter.”
This in an era when personal modesty was highly valued.

The men said of Grant that no one ever saw his chest bared.

Sherman, however - I can see him cannon-balling into a river with his men.
 
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