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[Gen'l Info] Civil War Body Armor

Dear All,

I'm researching on the history of body armor and I am very interested in learning more about the body armor used in the Civil War and if there are any remaining examples of this in any collections around the country. Body Armor was sold privately to soldiers and officers in large numbers at the start of the war but was soon found to be too heavy and ineffective against new, faster ballistics.

If you have any info that could help me then I would greatly appreciate that,

Yours Sincerely

Gareth Cooper
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