American Civil War Union Army

By Robin Smith i-

Colour plates by Chris Collingwood

Series editor Tim Newark

To Jean Smith

Copyright 1996, 1998 Brassey's (UK) Ltd

All Rights Reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means; electronic, electrostatic, magnetic tape, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without permission in writing from the publishers.

First English Edition 1996 First Paperback Edition 1998

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Robin Smith has asserted his moral right to be identified as the author of this work.

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ISBN 1 85753 219 8 Paperback Typeset by Hedgehog

Printed and bound in Singapore under the supervision of M. R. M. Graphics Ltd, Winslow, Buckinghamshire

Front cover: 2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Iron Brigade, Br owner's Farm, August 1862. Painting by Chris Collingwood.


6 Introduction

8 Zouaves and Militia Units

34 Regulation Infantry

64 Cavalry and Artillery

86 Generals, Staff, and Special Units

101 Union State Uniforms

113 Insignia and Medals

132 Bibliography

135 Civil War Directory

142 Index

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