UNIQUE ITEM! Size: 9.25 inches high x 7.25 inches wide (0.25 inches thick). 1996 EDITION
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* Title: THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA (Men At Arms Series 37) Author: Philip R N Katcher & Michael Youens Subject: MILITARY HISTORY - soldiers, units, uniforms and equipment Binding: Paper back Cover - 48 pages with color and black and white illustrations. Publisher: Osprey Publishing Limited Date Published: 1996 EDITION ISBN: 0850452104 Condition: VERY GOOD Special Attributes: Very slight wear to cover - Military Artist Mark Churms' label on 1st page Cover Size: 9.25 inches high x 7.25 inches wide (0.25 inches thick) Language: English
* QUALITY USED BOOKS FROM MILITARY HISTORY ARTIST, MARK CHURMS' OWN PRIVATE COLLECTION. DETAILED DESCRIPTION: On the 27 June, 1862, with the American Civil War already a year old, General Robert E. Lee assumed personal command of troops engaged in driving the Federal Army of the Potomac out of Richmond ? troops which would henceforth be known as The Army of Northern Virginia. Philip Katcher explores in absorbing detail all aspects of the army, including infantry, cavalry, artillery, technical and medical corps, paying particular attention to equipment, weapons and uniforms. Contemporary and museum photographs, together with the author's expert text, combine to a paint a vivid and accurate picture of what life was like for the average confederate soldier.
Contents: Introduction, Uniforms and Insignia, The Confederate Soldier, Arms and Accoutrements, Infantry, Artillery, Cavalry, Technical and Medical Corps, Command, Color Plates.