Quilts a platform for telling stories

A Union Army forage cap, circa 1862, from Lt. James Ballou, which appears to have a bullet hole on the side, is seen on display at the exhibition "Civil War Quilters: Loyal Hearts of Illinois" at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield, Ill. The exhibit run through Sept. 8. 

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