Flags of the Civil War

by Katcher, Philip R. N.,

Format: Print Book 2016
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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Location Collection Call #
Andrew Carnegie Free Library Civil War 973.7 KATCHE
Location  Andrew Carnegie Free Library
Collection  Civil War
Call Number  973.7 KATCHE
Northern Tier Regional Library Nonfiction 355.15 KATCH
Location  Northern Tier Regional Library
Collection  Nonfiction
Call Number  355.15 KATCH

The regimental, battery, or company set of colors was more than simply a unit designation, it was the very symbol of the regiment - it was its heart. Fiercely defended in action, where they flew in the center of the line, they drew relentless enemy fire upon their bearer. Allowing the colors to be captured was the ultimate disgrace and extreme sacrifices were made to both save and capture them. Flags of the Civil War provides an unrivalled wealth of information on the Confederate, Union, State, and Volunteer flags which were borne into battle. At Bull Run, Shiloh, Antietam, and Gettysburg, these proud banners provided an inspiration, rallying point, and focus for some of the bloodiest and most heroic fighting of the war.

Confederate flags
Union flags
State & volunteer flags.

Additional Information
Subjects Confederate States of America. -- Army -- Flags.
United States. -- Army -- Flags.
Confederate States of America. -- Navy -- Flags.
United States. -- Navy -- Flags.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Flags.
Publisher New York, N.Y. :Chartwell Books,2016
Contributors Scollins, Richard, illustrator.
Embleton, G. A. (Gerry A.), illustrator.
Language English
Notes First published in Great Britain in 2000 by Osprey Publishing.
Description 143 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 136).
ISBN 9780785833840
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