In 1905 the factory product was valued at $3,453,094; the boots and shoes manufactured in 1905 were valued at $2,896,110 or 83.9% of the town's total, the output of brogans being especially important.
Brogans - If a Confederate soldier was lucky, he had a pair of black shoes known as brogans.
Non-blacked brogans were considered slave shoes.
They often wore ankle-high boots known as brogans.
Heavy leather shoes known as brogans or bootees - Thick, blackened leather shoes with heavy leather soles.
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