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 battling males served from the time in their enlistment until eventually the tip of the struggle, receiving negative rations, or even worse garments – and this although one of many first steps taken by way of the recent military used to be to layout a uniform and determine criteria for accoutrements and guns. during this first of 5 volumes studying American Civil battle armies, Philip Katcher profiles the uniforms issued by means of the nationwide accomplice govt to its artillery, cavalry and infantry troops.
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