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1st Louisiana Special Battalion Confederate Army

ACW Confederate: Special Battalion, Louisiana Infantry (Wheat's Tigers) by Randy Steffen.

"North Carolina Cavalry & Artillery, 1861-62"  • Trooper, McIntire's Partisan Rangers - Co C, 4th NC Cavalry (59th State Troops)  • Confederate Volunteers - Co C, 5th NC Cavalry (65th NC Troops)  • Sergeant, Brunswick Artillery - Co K, 2nd NC Artillery (36th NC Troops)

"North Carolina Cavalry & Artillery, 1861-62" • Trooper, McIntire's Partisan Rangers - Co C, 4th NC Cavalry (59th State Troops) • Confederate Volunteers - Co C, 5th NC Cavalry (65th NC Troops) • Sergeant, Brunswick Artillery - Co K, 2nd NC Artillery (36th NC Troops)

Tennessee Volunteer Militia, 1860-61, Memphis Zouave Cadets, Rock City Guard, Sergeant TN Artillery Corps

More Tennessee Confederates from the Osprey Men At Arms series. The shell jacket of the Rock City Guard might be blue, but it has red piping more typical of artillery uniforms Confederate Blue and Yankee Grey - History Forum ~ All Empires - Page 2

American Civil War Enlisted Uniforms -The two sides are often referred to by the color of their official uniforms, blue for the Union, gray for the Confederates.    Uniforms at the beginning of the Civil War, however, showed greater variety than would be true later in the conflict. Many men wore whatever they brought from home.

American Civil War Enlisted Uniforms -The two sides are often referred to by the color of their official uniforms, blue for the Union, gray for the Confederates. Uniforms at the beginning of the Civil War, however, showed greater variety than would be true later in the conflict. Many men wore whatever they brought from home.

In May 1861 a close personal friend of President Lincoln, Colonel Elmer Elsworth, formed the 11th New York Infantry. Many of the men assigned to the 11th were former Fire Fighters and the unit became known as the “Fire Zouaves”. They would see little combat but the combat they would see would be as intense as it comes.  1st Mannassas, July 21, 1861.

Taking Griffin's Battery Brooklyn and New York Fire Zouaves at the first battle of Manassas Oil on Linen Canvas x Original Artwork - Historical Artist Mark Maritato - Civil War Art & Historical Fine Art

Portraits of Wounded Bodies: Photographs of Civil War Soldiers from Harewood Hospital, Washington, D.

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