American Civil War Armies (4): State Troops

Bloomsbury Publishing
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The War between the States' is the term used for the American Civil War throughout much of the South even today. Many on both sides – not just the South – felt that they were serving their states as much, if not more, than their central governments. Many of the states agreed; the state governments raising their own units, commissioning their officers, and supplying their men. Indeed, many of the units that fought the Civil War were supplied in large part by their own states rather than by the central government's quartermasters. Philip Katcher's fascinating text explores the uniforms of 32 states; from Alabama to Wisconsin.
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About the author

Philip Katcher was born in Los Angeles, California, to parents involved in the film industry. He was educated at the University of Maryland and served in the US Army in Vietnam. He has also been an active participant in living history activities, especially in the 18th and 19th century periods. He has written a number of books on various periods of US military history and presently is editor/publisher of Military Images Magazine.

Ronald Volstad was born in 1949 in Alberta, Canada, where he still lives and works. Like several other leading military illustrators he had no formal art training, though he did work in a TV company's art department, before spending 15 years operating heavy machinery in the oil industry. His first illustrations were published in 1970; since then he has become widely known for his work in Squadron and Osprey publications and for Dragon Models, and has also worked as a courtroom artist for TV news.
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Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing
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Published on
Jun 20, 2013
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Pages
48
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ISBN
9781846037085
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Language
English
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Genres
History / General
History / Military / United States
History / Modern / 19th Century
History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Technology & Engineering / Military Science
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