American Civil War Armies (1): Confederate Troops (Men-at-Arms, Volume 170)

By Philip Katcher

While the Southern states seceded to shape their very own govt in 1861, one among their first strikes was once to organise a military. The South's combating males served from the time in their enlistment till the top of the struggle, receiving terrible rations, or even worse garments – and this although one of many first steps taken via the hot military used to be to layout a uniform and identify criteria for accoutrements and guns. during this first of 5 volumes analyzing American Civil battle armies, Philip Katcher profiles the uniforms issued by means of the nationwide accomplice govt to its artillery, cavalry and infantry troops.

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