Civil War Uniforms: A Photo Guide : Confederate Forces by Philip Katcher

By Philip Katcher

Lots of those photos have survived to supply historians and lovers with exact facts on uniforms and guns. 1000s of real replications are awarded the following with insightful captions declaring information that the typical observer may possibly leave out. occasionally the faces themselves inform the tales, occasionally the clues lie within the quantity or placement of buttons or in insignia upon a breastplate. A chronology of significant battles and turning issues offers viewpoint, whereas an outline of the aim of every corps and squadron offers a special perspective at the members. Uniforms and guns are defined and illustrated intimately lending much more intending to the images all through.

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H. F. J. von Viennghoff 1706 Garrison in Riga 1699. Österbottens tremänningar were placed in the regiment in 1701. Part of the regiment went in the combined regiment of the Riga garrison which went to the support of Schlippenbach's Army in 1702. The remainder belonged to the Riga garrison, and in 1705 joined Lewenhaupt's Army. One battalion went with him to the Ukraine. After Ljesna the survivors of the regiment were placed in the Närke-Värmlands regemente. Captured after Poltava. The other battalion was lost when Riga fell in 1710.

Jämtlands dragonregemente (1,048 men) The regiment considers its origins to be the Ångermanlands, Medelpads och Jämtlands regemente raised in 1646. Part of this regiment and a few companies of Sperlings dragonregemente formed the Jämtlands regemente till fot in 1670. Indelt in 1689 and received its final name: Col-, Ltc-, Maj-, Brunflo, Hallens, Qvickens, Rävsunds, Bergs. Except for the cavalry company, the regiment was dismounted. Colonels: C. Hård 1688, B. Ribbing 1705, M. H. Horn 1717. In the homeland guarding the Jämtland border with Norway.

Not raised again. A part of the men entered Russian service as did Schlippenbach himself 1703/07: Hat with yellow lace. Blue coat with brass buttons, blue kamisol and leather breeches. Blue cloak with yellow lace on the collar. Blue schabraque and yellow pistol covers. Livländsk dragonskvadron (200 men) Raised by enlistment in 1701 by A. J. von Schlippenbach. J. R. Skogh 1706. In the beginning belonged to Schlippenback's Army, but in 1705joined Lewenhaupt. With him to the Ukraine and captured after Poltava.

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