The Confederate Army 1861-65, Vol. 1: South Carolina & by Ron Field

By Ron Field

The typical photograph of the accomplice military throughout the Civil battle (1861-1865) is ruled by means of a restricted variety of early pictures of infantrymen donning the grey and butternut linked to the CS laws and quartermaster matters. This series of books examines a wider box: the unique uniforms of the nation military and volunteer businesses that have been introduced jointly to shape the accomplice armies, and the ongoing efforts through person states to dress their troops as wear-and-tear diminished the initially wide variety of uniforms. A mass of data from country papers and different modern files is illustrated with infrequent pictures and meticulous colour reconstructions.

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He shouted. " Near the crest, as ate cavalry two days before skirmish at Frederick. back to the Moor Federal lines. When Cox told him that the troops were headed for Turner's Gap, Moor gave a start and exclaimed, "My God! " Then, remembering that the terms of his parole forbade supplying intelligence, Moor turned away. Thus fore- warned, Cox ordered up his second brigade and sent a message to alert the commander of IX Corps, Major General Jesse Reno. At Bolivar, a crossroads at the eastern base of South Mountain, Cox and Pleason- Hayes was urging struck his left on, a musketball still shouting orders.

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