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American Civil War Armies - Union Troops. A illustrated comprehensive guide to the uniforms, accoutrements, insignia and weapons of the Union Troops who fought the American Civil War.

Click to EnlargeAmerican Civil War Armies - Union Troops. The US Army during the Civil War was the largest the country had raised in its brief history; and it would remain the largest ever raised until World War One. In all, 2,772,408 men served in some branch or other of the US Army durng the Civil War; of these, 93,441 were blacks who served in combat units of US Colored Troops. Not all returned: 199,045 deserted (many to re-enlist under a different name for the bounty); 183,287 died of disease; 61,362 were killed in action, and 34,773 died of later wounds; 6,749 were posted as missing in action; 306 died of accidents, e.g. falling from trains; and 267 were executed for crimes such as desertion or murder. This detailed work by Philip Katcher is a comprehensive guide to the uniforms, accoutrements, insignia and weapons of the Union Troops who fought the American Civil War, with a wealth of illustrations, including contemporary photographs and eight full page colour plates by Ron Volstad.

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Item Details
Group:
American Civil War
ID:
OS-M177
Category:
General Military Subjects
Media:
Softcover book
Type:
Uniforms / Patches / Medals
Price:
20.95
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