The Confederate Army 1861-65 (1): South Carolina & Mississippi by Ron FieldThe Confederate Army 1861-65 (1): South Carolina & Mississippi by Ron Field

The Confederate Army 1861-65 (1): South Carolina & Mississippi

byRon FieldIllustratorRichard Hook

Paperback | May 8, 2005

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The common image of the Confederate Army during the Civil War (1861-1865) is dominated by a limited number of early photographs of soldiers wearing the gray and butternut associated with the CS regulations and quartermaster issues. This sequence of books examines a much wider field: the original uniforms of the state militia and volunteer companies which were brought together to form the Confederate armies, and the continuing efforts by individual states to clothe their troops as wear-and-tear reduced the originally wide range of uniforms. A mass of information from state papers and other contemporary documents is illustrated with rare photographs and meticulous color reconstructions.
Ron Field is Head of History at the Cotswold School in Bourton-on-the-Water. He was awarded the Fulbright Scholarship in 1982 and taught history at Piedmont High School in California from 1982-83. He has travelled extensively in the US conducting research at numerous libraries, archives and museums.
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Title:The Confederate Army 1861-65 (1): South Carolina & MississippiFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.87 × 7.21 × 0.13 inPublished:May 8, 2005Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1841768499

ISBN - 13:9781841768496

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Table of Contents

· South Carolina: Antebellum militia, Uniformed volunteer militia, Volunteer forces, 1861, Regular Army of S. Carolina, 1861-64, Staff Quartermaster issue uniforms, 1861-64, Volunteer aid societies, 1861-63
Arms and equippage · Mississippi: Antebellum militia, Army of Mississippi: organization - uniform regulations - full dress - fatigue dress, State issue clothing, Volunteer aid societies, Arms and equipage