Bedroll & Haversack Camping in the 1800s, Bivouac Shelters

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I built a bivouac shelter based on recommendations from Sir Francis Galton, 1872. This type of shelter is a temporary structure “of makeshift character, partly from natural materials found on the spot and partly from cloths [that you] happen to possess."

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ART OF TRAVEL, Shifts and Contrivances Available in Wild Counties by Sir Francis Galton, 1872 http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/14681

HOW TO CAMP OUT, Advice from a Civil War Veteran by John M. Gould, 1877 http://www.gutenberg.org/files/17575/17575-h/17575-h.htm

SECRETS OF STEALTH CAMPING by Ken Kramm, 2014 https://youtu.be/KCdX8Z5R_w8

Videography by Ken Kramm, 3 October 2015; Canon Vixia HF G10, iPhone 6+ and Final Cut Pro X. CrazyTalk7 was used to animate photograph of Sir Francis Galton. Public Domain photographs. "Marching through Georgia (stream cylinder 4154)” Creative Commons 2.5 License http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/search.php?queryType=@attr%201=1016%20&query=3469&num=1&start=3&sortBy=&sortOrder=ia "Frog In The Well" by Lucas Gonze Creative Commons 1.0 Public Domain License http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lucas_Gonze/Ghost_Solos/