By Philip Katcher

ISBN-10: 0850458536

ISBN-13: 9780850458534

Uniformed volunteer devices have been raised via members, frequently from an area's social élite who had adequate spare time and cash to spend on such enthusiasms. They voted on their unit designation, their officials and non-commissioned officials, their unit principles, and their uniform. Many destiny leaders discovered their talents in those ranks, and volunteer armed forces devices shaped the middle of many combating devices on either side of the Mason-Dixon line. With the aid of a variety of images and illustrations, together with 8 complete web page color plates through Ron Volstad, Philip Katcher does an outstanding task of detailing the uniforms of the volunteer defense force of the yank Civil battle (1861-1865).

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