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    Bluejackets: Uniforms of the United States Navy in the Civil War Period, 1852-1865 (Hardback) By (author) Ron Field

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    DescriptionThis long-awaited book fills a gap in knowledge of the uniform clothing, headgear, equipage, and weapons of the United States Navy during the Civil War period. Based on original accounts from official documents, newspapers, diaries, letters, and other primary sources, the well-written text is accompanied by a wealth of period images of navy personnel, many of which are identified and published for the first time. Numerous photographs of surviving articles of clothing and artefacts throw further light on life in a blockading fleet or on the High Seas from 1852 through 1865. With great clarity the author explains the various changes to officers uniforms and for the first time provides a detailed analysis of the clothing worn by ratings and enlisted men. A much needed book in a long overlooked subject, Bluejackets is an essential reference work for collectors, living historians, modellers, and curators, as well as anyone with a general interest in the Civil War at sea.


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    Title
    Bluejackets
    Subtitle
    Uniforms of the United States Navy in the Civil War Period, 1852-1865
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ron Field
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 234 mm
    Height: 308 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 2,399 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780764333750
    ISBN 10: 0764333755
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    BIC subject category V2: HBLL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC subject category V2: JWF
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JH
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK, HBWJ
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    BIC subject category V2: JWTU
    BISAC V2.8: TEC025000
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB, 3JH
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    DC22: 359.14097309034, 359.14
    Thema V1.0: NHWR3, NHWR, NHK, JWT, JWCK
    Illustrations note
    over 300 color/bw images
    Publisher
    Schiffer Publishing Ltd
    Imprint name
    Schiffer Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    20 December 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Atglen