American Civil War Armies (4) : State Troops (Men-At-Arms by Philip Katcher

By Philip Katcher

The struggle among the States' is the time period used for the yankee Civil battle all through a lot of the South even this present day. Many on either side – not only the South – felt that they have been serving their states as a lot, if no more, than their relevant governments. some of the states agreed; the country governments elevating their very own devices, commissioning their officials, and providing their males. certainly, some of the devices that fought the Civil struggle have been provided largely by means of their very own states instead of by way of the critical government's quartermasters. Philip Katcher's interesting textual content explores the uniforms of 32 states; from Alabama to Wisconsin.

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Ing British pmctice. ords. Their :\'COs \,'ore the usual c11e\Tons. sergeaJllS could be marked by the whistles they carried 10 signal their men in anion, The King's German Dr~tgoons broadh' followed the rules governing infamry regarding badges and indicalOrs of rank. as did the King's German Ani1lel)', The Light Dmgoons/llussars. ever. ed the rules in that their NCOs wore che\Tom. ddlery and horse furniture. and the breeding of their tIlounlS. They wore no other marks of mnk. fecling. perhaps. that none were necessary.

II \\Quld seem obvious therefore that lhe 1st Light Dragoons would nOI hale recei\ed it, and thaI the 3rd Hussars did. bm this is supposition. Th. r 01 th. n Legion· _ 44 PI". h, Th. lion, crown and cypher w .... , (A1lthor's dnlwl1l91 THE PLATES not designed until 1804 they wore the universal pallern plate until the KGL pattern became available. A: LICHT CAVALRY, 1805·1808 A1: Private, 2nd King's German Light Dragoons, 1805 HIs Unllorm conforms to that prescribed by British regulations for their regiments of light dragoons and composes a 'Tarleton' helmet, a dolman or short jackel.

Neutralised _ the latta. under the rule of Napoleon'. former marshal, Bernadotte, a. King Charl•• XIV John. , " '"':; ","'/ ::>r' . JU MEN-AT-ARMS MILITARY mlJII MILITARY THE KING'S GERMAN LEGION (I) 1803-1812 This title is the first of a t"~pan stud) of the King's German Legion the largest and mOSl respected of the foreign corps \\ hich fought as integrated elements of the Brirish Army during the :'\apoleonic Wars. Wellington considered the KGL C3yalry regiments the most professional in his Peninsular arm); and the qualit~ of the infantry \\3S implicit in the fact thaI the) were normal1) brig-Jded \\ith the Foot Guards.

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