The Confederate Army 1861–65 (3)

Louisiana & Texas

The Confederate Army 1861–65 (3) cover

The Confederate Army 1861–65 (3)

Louisiana & Texas

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The common image of the Confederate Army during the Civil War is dominated by a limited number of early photogaphs of troops wearing the gray and butternut of the CS regulations and quartermaster issues. By contrast, this book examines the uniforms of the Louisiana and Texas militia and volunteer companies originally brought together in the Confederate field armies; and the continuing efforts to clothe them as wear-and-tear gradually reduced this wide range ofuniforms. A mass of information from contemporary documents is illustraed with rare photographs and meticulous color reconstructions.

Table of Contents

Louisiana: Antebellum volunteer militia, 1861 – Zouaves & Chasseurs, 1861–62– Confederate States volunteers, 1861–62 – State-issue clothing, 1861–63 – Uniforms provided by Ladies' Aid Societies – Arms & equipage · Texas – Antebellum volunteer militia – Confederate States volunteers, 1861–62 – State-issue clothing, 1861–62 – Ladies' Aid Societies – Arms & equipage.

Product details

Published 12 Apr 2006
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9781846030314
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 42 b/w; 8 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Men-at-Arms
Short code MAA 430
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Ron Field

Ron Field is an internationally acknowledged exper…

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Richard Hook

Richard Hook was born in 1938 and trained at Reiga…

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