American Civil War Armies (1): Confederate Troops (Men-at-Arms, Volume 170)
By Philip Katcher
Whilst 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 tip of the conflict, receiving bad rations, or even worse garments – and this even though one of many first steps taken by means of the recent military was once to layout a uniform and identify criteria for accoutrements and guns. during this first of 5 volumes reading American Civil struggle armies, Philip Katcher profiles the uniforms issued via the nationwide accomplice executive to its artillery, cavalry and infantry troops.
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