During the Civil War, many types of bullets were fired from several hundred different types of weapons. It is estimated that over seven million bullets were used during the three days of fighting at Gettysburg alone! Six bullet replicas (.58 caliber minie' ball, .577 caliber Enfield, .58 caliber Gardner, .52 caliber Sharps, .69 caliber Round Shot, .58 caliber Williams Type II) are included in this set along with the informative booklet Intro to Civil War Bullets: A Beginners's Guide to Civil War Bullets.
Uniforms of the Civil War, by Francis A. Lord. Shattering the myth that the Civil War was fought between soldiers in blue or in gray, this complete history details the rainbow of colors and styles worn. From the Army of the United States to the Confederate Navy, it presents a wealth of blouses, frock coats, chevrons, chapeaux, shoes, and more. 108 rare photographs and illustrations. (176 pages, 11 x 8.5, Paperback)
This book tells the story of imported Confederate uniforms, documenting in color photographs every known uniform made by the Peter Tait Company of Limerick, Ireland. The 132 photos offer different perspectives and close-ups showing construction details. There are also images of every button used on Tait jackets. The text includes specifics about how many uniforms were delivered to the Confederacy and where they saw service. The provenance of each jacket is included along with the soldier's service record.
Cadet Gray and Butternut Brown: Notes on Confederate Uniforms, by Thomas M. Arliskas. This is not just a book full of Confederate Uniforms, it also answers how and why the two largest Confederate armies, The Army of Northern Virginia and the Army of Tennessee, looked and dressed the way they did during four long years of war. A multitude of contemporary accounts from newspapers, letters and diaries are used in the text to describe the appearance and supply of Confederate soldiers. (103 pages, 11 x 8.5, Paperback)