By Philip Katcher
Uniformed volunteer devices have been raised via members, frequently from an area's social élite who had adequate spare time and money to spend on such enthusiasms. They voted on their unit designation, their officials and non-commissioned officials, their unit principles, and their uniform. Many destiny leaders discovered their talents in those ranks, and volunteer armed forces devices shaped the middle of many battling devices on either side of the Mason-Dixon line. With the aid of a number of images and illustrations, together with 8 complete web page color plates by means of Ron Volstad, Philip Katcher does an outstanding activity of detailing the uniforms of the volunteer armed forces of the yank Civil battle (1861-1865).
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S. Army photograph) 39 F1 Private, Mexican Spy Company This unit served as scouts, for Scott's army. An American reported they 'wore round felt hats encircled with a red scarf and grey jackets. The officers and non-coms wore the insignia of our army. ' engineer corps won special distinction'. The most educated officers went into the corps. H1 Mexican Division-General, Gala Dress Generals were allowed much latitude in their dress, but the sash colour and number of rows of embroidery had to be by regulation.
American Civil War Armies (5): Volunteer Militia (Men-at-Arms, Volume 207) by Philip Katcher