The Post War Frontier Army

Rolling the Cloak --Step 1

"The cloak being entirely unfolded, the sleeves are laid flat and extended parallel to the two front edges of the cloak; each one is then turned up and folded near the elbow, so as to give a length of 3 feet 6 inches from one elbow to the other, the middle of the cloak remaining uncovered. ..."

Diagrams from the Civil War Cavalry Review
Courtesy Bob Erickson of Hamilton, Montana
Text from Cooke's Cavalry Tactics

Dr John Productions
The New Buffalo Soldiers, Shadow Hills, CA.