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By Philip Katcher

ISBN-10: 0850457475

ISBN-13: 9780850457476

The conflict among the States' is the time period used for the yank Civil conflict all through a lot of the South even this day. Many on either side – not only the South – felt that they have been serving their states as a lot, if no more, than their imperative governments. some of the states agreed; the kingdom governments elevating their very own devices, commissioning their officials, and delivering their males. certainly, the various devices that fought the Civil battle have been provided largely through their very own states instead of by way of the important government's quartermasters. Philip Katcher's interesting textual content explores the uniforms of 32 states; from Alabama to Wisconsin.

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On 7 December 1841 the Grenadier Guards of the Supreme Powers was authorized. During the war the unit had deep red coats with sky blue collars, cuffs and turnbacks, white piping and white lapels with eight yellow tape-trimmed buttonholes on each one. There were two yellow flashes on each cuff and a yellow fringeless epaulette on each shoulder. Pocket flaps were vertical with three tassels and a grenade was embroidered on each coat-tail. Trousers were sky blue with yellow piping. The Guards had patent leather accoutrements and wore twenty-inch-tall bearskin caps with brass frontplates.

Hefter) Taylor's army consisted of the 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 8th Infantry Regiments; 2nd Dragoons; Ringgold's and Duncan's light batteries and an artillery battalion acting as infantry. Arista's army consisted of the 2nd Light Regiment; 1st, 4th, 6th and 10th Line Regiments; Tampico Coast Guard Battalion; 7th and 8th Cavalry; Mexico City Line Cavalry Regiment, and The Sapper Battalion. Taylor then moved south and on 22 September, in fierce street fighting, captured Monterey. His army consisted of Twigg's 1st Division, made up of the 2nd Dragoons; 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Infantry Regiments; Baltimore-Washington Volunteers, and Bragg's and Ridgely's light batteries.

Indented gold tape was worn around the collar and cuff edges. The hospital director had the same dress, but with a tricolour plume on his hat and only one row of embroidery on his collar, made up of half oak leaves and half laurel, Hospital professors had the same basic coat with two red-piped buttonholes on the collar, the top surrounded with gold laurel and the bottom with oak leaves. Their gold tape edging was smooth, Army surgeons had one such buttonhole on their collars. First-adjutants had the same, but plain hats and their two collar buttonholes were trimmed with plain gold lace and there was no lace on the rest of the coat.

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