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Men-At-Arms #170: The American Civil War Armies 1: Confederate Artillery, Cavalry, and Infantry

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Publisher Comments:

When the Southern states seceded to form their own government in 1861, one of their first moves was to organise an army. The South's fighting men served from the time of their enlistment until the end of the war, receiving poor rations, and even worse clothing - and this despite the fact that one of the first steps taken by the new army was to design a uniform and establish standards for accoutrements and weapons. In this first of five volumes examining American Civil War armies, Philip Katcher profiles the uniforms issued by the national Confederate government to its artillery, cavalry and infantry troops.

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This title covers the uniforms, arms and personal equipment issued by the national Confederate government to its artillery, cavalry, and infantry.

About the Author

Philip Katcher was born in Los Angeles, California, to parents involved in the film industry. He was educated at the University of Maryland and served in the US Army in Vietnam. He has also been an active participant in living history activities, especially in the 18th and 19th century periods. He has written a number of books on various periods of US military history and presently is editor/publisher of Military Images Magazine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780850456790
Subtitle:
Confederate Troops
Author:
Katcher, Philip
Author:
Volstad, Ronald
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing
Location:
London
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
Confederate states of america
Subject:
Military - Uniforms
Subject:
Military - United States
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Men-At-Arms (Osprey)
Series Volume:
170
Publication Date:
19860123
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
58
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9.83x7.27x.21 in. .40 lbs.

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