John Langellier - Terrible Swift Sword: Union Artillery, Cavalry and Infantry, 1861-1865
Greenhill Books | 2000 | ISBN: 1853674052 | 74 pages | PDF | 26.85 MB
In this pictorial history of the troops that fought for the Union, John Langellier presents a key insight into how Abraham Lincoln's soldiers actually appeared in the field. Far from being uniformly clad in blue, the Union soldier appeared in a great variety of clothing, from simple civilian-style dress to elaborate uniforms inspired by European armies. This remarkable addition to the G.I. Series covers artillery, cavalry and infantry and demonstrates the full range of their uniforms, equipment, and armament. This latest addition to the series includes a superb selection of rare images, including over a dozen color images produced in the 1860s for the U.S. Army Quartermaster Department. Also includes the complete 1861 U.S. Army uniform regulations. 110 b/w and 18 color illustrations.