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By Philip Katcher

ISBN-10: 0850458536

ISBN-13: 9780850458534

Uniformed volunteer devices have been raised via members, often from an area's social élite who had sufficient spare time and cash to spend on such enthusiasms. They voted on their unit designation, their officials and non-commissioned officials, their unit principles, and their uniform. Many destiny leaders realized their abilities in those ranks, and volunteer military devices shaped the center of many scuffling with devices on each side of the Mason-Dixon line. With the aid of a number of images and illustrations, together with 8 complete web page color plates by means of Ron Volstad, Philip Katcher does a good task of detailing the uniforms of the volunteer military of the yank Civil struggle (1861-1865).

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The 2nd Prince of Wales's Own Sirmoor Lieutenants - Collar laced round the top with black Rifles has a special bronze badge of ostrich lace and plain edging of braid; sleeve ornament, knot feathers. of square cord and braid seven inches deep. Pouch-belt - Black patent leather, three inches wide, Tunic - Rifle green, with collar and cuffs of regi- with silver regimental plate, whistle and chain. In mental facings, single-breasted; the collar rounded the 2nd Goorkhas the plate is of bronze. in front; on each side of the breast, five loops of Gloves - Black leather.

Q . uniform will NOT be worn by serving personnel of H . M . (I)! Briefly the dress laid down was as follows: In hot climate for all ranks: cellular bush-shirts, trousers or shorts (the former after sunset, because of mosquitoes), anklets or short puttees with hosetops. In cold climate: battledress with boots and A Gurkha havildar, 1945 - instantly recognizable as the work of Colonel Borrowman, and typifying the archetypal Gurkha r e m e m b e r e d by all who served alongside t h e m in the Second World War.

T h e 1st Battalion of the 1st use 'Childers' - a transposed Mackintosh tartan. The 2nd Battalion use MacKenzie, both battalions using the tartan as plaids, pipe-bag covers and ribbons. Neither the 1st nor 2nd Battalions of the 4th use tartan. T h e 2nd Battalion of the 5th use Black Watch for plaid, bag, and ribbons, and the 6th Gurkha Rifles use Black Watch for bags and ribbons only. THE KUKRI The kukri knife, the national weapon of the Gurkhas, has attracted myths in proportion to its fame. T w o may be mentioned: that the kukri may be thrown, and returns to its owner's hand like a boomerang after filleting an enemy; and that for 'religious reasons' the kukri may be drawn only to spill blood, and that the owner must therefore nick his finger each time he draws it to clean the blade.

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