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By Philip Katcher

ISBN-10: 0850457475

ISBN-13: 9780850457476

The warfare among the States' is the time period used for the yank Civil warfare all through a lot of the South even at the present time. Many on each side – not only the South – felt that they have been serving their states as a lot, if no more, than their primary governments. the various states agreed; the kingdom governments elevating their very own devices, commissioning their officials, and providing their males. certainly, a few of the devices that fought the Civil warfare have been provided largely through their very own states instead of via the important government's quartermasters. Philip Katcher's attention-grabbing textual content explores the uniforms of 32 states; from Alabama to Wisconsin.

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In that year it returned to the New York garrison where it remained until 1783 at the cessation of hostilities. Facings—that is color and cuffs—were white, a color carried over to hat and cap pompoms. The Compagnie-Fahne was pale yellow likely in keeping with the armorial tincture of its colonel. Garrison regiments also had all staffs and pole arms painted black. Garrison-Regiment von Huyn Regiment von Huyn was distinctive in its yellow facings and small clothes. Musicians’ lace was white with a red central stripe on which was superimposed a fine green line.

1780-1782. In 1780 the unit’s name was changed to von Benning. Late in the war the regiment was transferred to the New York garrison where it remained until it returned home in 1783.

J. 1776-1777. It then did garrison duty at Philadelphia 1777-1778, then at New York 1778-1783. In 1780 it was re-designated Regiment Jung von Lossberg. Facings were red with the uncharacteristic addition of white lace edging around lapels and cuff flaps. Cap and hat tassels were medium blue, metallics white metal. Musician’s coats had six chevrons per sleeve. Their lace pattern was white with a central red stripe on which was superimposed a fine green line. Soldiers’ lace was plain white. In this regiment officers took metallic lace embellishment (stickerei) to extremes.

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