The Picture to the left depicts a union Officer in full uniform. Artifact courtesy of Richard Ferry Military Antiques. Zehring, detailed from the 4th Tennessee Infantry, served as a hospital steward in Milledgeville, Georgia during the latter part of the war. Soldier uniforms varied from state to state and from army to army. However the approximate number of the confederate soldiers is estimated to be between , and 1,, The jacket has a nine-button front Federal, general service buttons ; four-piece body no side pieces ; one-piece sleeves; one-piece collar inside and out ; and, one outside left breast pocket. Library of Congress Confederate uniforms looked quite similar to the Union uniforms.
(C.S.) Confederate Uniforms
Image courtesy of the Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond, Virginia. The coat has a front inside pocket and is unlined. This proved troublesome to make, however, given a lack of resources, so usually pants were made of the same color cloth as the tunic. However, these agencies remained operative in Virginia and Georgia throughout most of the war. By the time the Richmond Depot made this jacket, it had standardized with a nine-button front, two-piece sleeves, six-piece body, and, generally made of imported, cadet gray kersey. For Questions or comments about this collection, contact: On the march, a Union soldier would also be issued a rifle, up to 80 rounds of ammunition, one-half of a shelter tent and three days of rations.
Clothing of the Civil War Soldiers
Less well known, however, were the clothing bureaus of Tennessee, Alabama, South Carolina and Georgia. The slouch hat is correct for both US officers and enlisted men. Based on a magazine article by Daniel M. Lieutenant John Satter's frock, on the right, is faced with light French blue. At the same time, drab or undyed uniforms were also issued to many Confederate troops, because they were both cheaper and easier to make than dyed uniforms.
Our Business Computer Crashed, because of this we can't get to orders from the server. It was used for fatigue duty and in campaigns. The Naval service developed its own intricate sleeve patterns. Thus, standardization was built about blue, but with room for variety advanced by otherwise federalized northern states. The tenth soldier from the left, on the top row, is a Mississippi Rifleman. Library of Congress Confederate uniforms looked quite similar to the Union uniforms. The kepi had a leather brim and adjustable chin strap.