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 executive in 1861, one among their first strikes used to be to organise a military. The South's struggling with males served from the time in their enlistment till the tip of the struggle, receiving negative rations, or even worse garments – and this even though one of many first steps taken through the recent military was once to layout a uniform and identify criteria for accoutrements and guns. during this first of 5 volumes analyzing American Civil warfare armies, Philip Katcher profiles the uniforms issued through the nationwide accomplice executive to its artillery, cavalry and infantry troops.

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