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 in every of their first strikes was once to organise a military. The South's struggling with males served from the time in their enlistment until eventually the top of the conflict, receiving negative rations, or even worse garments – and this even though one of many first steps taken by means of the hot military was once to layout a uniform and identify criteria for accoutrements and guns. during this first of 5 volumes interpreting American Civil battle armies, Philip Katcher profiles the uniforms issued via the nationwide accomplice govt to its artillery, cavalry and infantry troops.
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