Hygiene Habits in the Wild, Wild West

25. Sleeping bags

bed rolls
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When you think of Cowboys sleeping out on the trail, what are they sleeping on? Contrary to popular belief, Cowboys used a bedroll that was similar to what you would call a sleeping bag. It was made out of wax-waterproofed canvas material. The Cowboy would carry it rolled up on his back when he rode his horse.