Flags of the American Civil War. 2, Union

by Katcher, Philip R. N.

Format: Print Book 1996
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Noncirculating (2)
Location Collection Call #
Andrew Carnegie Free Library Civil War R 973.741 KATCHE
Location  Andrew Carnegie Free Library
Collection  Civil War
Call Number  R 973.741 KATCHE
CLP - Main Library Pennsylvania Dept. - Alcove r CR113.K36 1996x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Pennsylvania Dept. - Alcove
Call Number  r CR113.K36 1996x
The regimental or battery set of colours was more than simply a unit designation, issued for the ease of a commander in identifying his units in the field. It was the very symbol of the regiment; it was its heart, the thing that drew its members together. As such it was fiercely defended in action, where it flew in the centre of the line. Complemented by numerous illustrations, including eight full page colour plates by Rick Scollins, this book by Philip Katcher provides a fascinating examination of the Union flags of the American Civil War (1861-1865).
Additional Information
Series Men-at-arms series ; 258.
Subjects Flags -- United States -- History.
Standards, Military -- United States -- History.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Flags.
Publisher London :Osprey,1996
Contributors Scollins, Richard.
Windrow, Martin.
Language English
Description 48 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of color plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references: page 6.
ISBN 1855322552 (pbk.) :
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