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By Philip Katcher

The united states military through the Civil struggle was once the most important the rustic had raised in its short heritage; and it'll stay the biggest ever raised until eventually global conflict I. In all, 2,772,408 males served in a few department or different of the U.S. military. This precise paintings via Philip Katcher is a entire consultant to the uniforms, accoutrements, insignia and guns of the Union Troops who fought the yankee Civil struggle, with a wealth of illustrations, together with modern pictures and 8 complete web page color plates through Ron Volstad.

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Receive these Colours from my hands as th most Sacred and Precious of all Pledges! ' The 'Regimental Colour' of the 9th Lancashire Rlfte Volunteer Corps, 1859. Sheet: red. Anna: white with six reel Ilona. Flags: blue wHh three gold wheataheavea and red with three gold Ilona and a blue heraldic label of three points. Scrolls (including that in the c:entnil device, reading 'ANNO DECIMO VICTORIAE REQINAE'): white with black letterlng, and the laurel leaves In their natural colour. Source: Crompton, W.

214. Like the Yeomanry discussed in Elite 77, the many regiment-; of Volunteers and Fencibles raised during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic \Vars adopted a ·wide range of devices on their colours. Some hore the arms of the individual most active in raising the unit. For example. c;sociation (raised in Caernarvonshire in 1799) hort' the family arms of Lord Newborough, their lit>utenam-colonel. Others displayed the anns of the regiment's patron. Regiments that bore the title 'Prince of Wales's', for example, invariably canied his badge of the three plumes and coronet.

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