American Civil War Armies (1): Confederate Troops (Men-at-Arms, Volume 170)

By Philip Katcher

Whilst the Southern states seceded to shape their very own executive in 1861, one among their first strikes used to be to organise a military. The South's battling males served from the time in their enlistment until eventually the tip of the conflict, receiving terrible rations, or even worse garments – and this even though one of many first steps taken via the recent military was once to layout a uniform and identify criteria for accoutrements and guns. during this first of 5 volumes studying American Civil battle armies, Philip Katcher profiles the uniforms issued by means of the nationwide accomplice govt to its artillery, cavalry and infantry troops.

All credits to unique uploader/ripper/poster

Show description

Quick preview of American Civil War Armies (1): Confederate Troops (Men-at-Arms, Volume 170) PDF

Best American Civil War books

Sultana: Surviving the Civil War, Prison, and the Worst Maritime Disaster in American History

“One of the main riveting struggle tales i've got ever read…. Huffman’s soft, intimate prose ushers you thru this nightmare as though you have been residing it your self. ”—Sebastian Junger, writer of the correct Storm The dramatic actual tale of the worst maritime catastrophe in U. S. historical past, Alan Huffman’s Sultana brings to breathtaking lifestyles a sad, lengthy forgotten occasion in America’s Civil War—the sinking of the steamship Sultana and the lack of 1,700 lives, typically Union infantrymen returning domestic from accomplice felony camps.

They Would Never Hurt a Fly: War Criminals on Trial in The Hague

"Who have been they? traditional humans such as you or me—or monsters? ” asks across the world acclaimed writer Slavenka Drakulic as she units out to appreciate the folk at the back of the awful crimes dedicated throughout the struggle that tore aside Yugoslavia within the Nineties. Drawing on firsthand observations of the pains, in addition to on different assets, Drakulic portrays many of the contributors accused of homicide, rape, torture, ordering executions, and extra in the course of essentially the most brutal conflicts in Europe within the 20th century, together with former Serbian president Slobodan Miloševic; Radislav Krstic, the 1st to be sentenced for genocide; Biljana Plavšic, the one lady accused of warfare crimes; and Ratko Mladic, now in hiding.

Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief

The Pulitzer Prize? profitable writer unearths how Lincoln gained the Civil struggle and invented the function of commander in leader as we all know it As we have a good time the bicentennial of Lincoln? s beginning, this learn by way of preeminent, bestselling Civil struggle historian James M. McPherson offers an extraordinary, clean tackle essentially the most enigmatic figures in American historical past.

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

Full of clean interpretations and knowledge, puncturing outdated myths and not easy new ones, conflict Cry of Freedom will undoubtedly turn into the normal one-volume heritage of the Civil conflict. James McPherson's fast moving narrative totally integrates the political, social, and army occasions that crowded the 2 a long time from the outbreak of 1 conflict in Mexico to the finishing of one other at Appomattox.

Extra info for American Civil War Armies (1): Confederate Troops (Men-at-Arms, Volume 170)

Show sample text content

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.64 of 5 – based on 11 votes