This article explains the differences between these concepts and provides a basic overview of military divorce.For example, some couples may belong to a religion that prohibits divorce.
According to the book, when the Cedar blankets were introduced, the numbering system reverted back to 1.
I read sections from "The LIfe of A Pullman Porter" which is out of print, what a revealing portion of life in North America in that time frame, scary, really.
C'mon out there,,,, surely you know what those numbers meant.
One revealing statement from the book was the issuance of "blue" pullman blankets to porters.
I'm sure a few of the readers know the reason for this.