The Common Tent

Compiled by John U. Rees, © 2002

Illustrations from Was ist jedem Officier waehrend eines Feldzugs zu wissen noethig (trans., "What it is necessary for each officer to know during a campaign") (Carlsruhe, 1788) Mit zehen Kupferplatten (trans. "with ten copper plates"), plan 5.

Side view---

Front view--

Plan (Overhead ) view--

Overhead view of common tent interior showing sleeping arrangements for six soldiers and camp equipage (kettle, canteen and hatchet) at the rear.

Supporting poles--