Regulations for the Dress of General, Staff, and Regimental Officers of the Army

Regulations for the Dress of General, Staff, and Regimental Officers of the Army

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ... Spurs--steel. Qloves--white leather. Sword-Beit--white buffalo leather, one inch and a half wide, with gilt mountings; fastening in front with gilt metal regimental plate, with silver V.R., crown, and laurel; two one-inch wide sword-slings. To be worn over the coat. Pouch-Belt--white buffalo leather two inches and a half wide, with brass buckle, tip, and slide, and two brass rings, with black patent leather loops attached to them to carry the pouch-box. Pouch-Box--the same as in dress. Great-Coat and. Cape--blue, lined with white shalloon, same pattern as sealed for rank and file. REGIMENTAL STAFF. The Adjutant and Riding Master to wear the uniform of their rank. The Paymaster, Quarter-Master, Surgeon, Assistant-Surgeon, and Veterinary-Surgeon, to wear the same uniform as the other officers, except that they wear instead of the helmet a cocked hat, with gold bullion tassels, and loop one and three-eighths inches wide, formed of four rows of gold gimp chain, with regimental button. The Quarter-Master wears a white feather drooping five inches. The Surgeon, Assistant-Surgeon, and VeterinarySurgeon wear a feather of black cock's tail of same pattern. The Surgeon and Assistant-Surgeon to wear also a black raorocco shoulder-belt, with a small case for instruments according to pattern, instead of the regimental pouch and belt. Paymasters wear no feathers. LIGHT DRAGOONS. Distinctions of Rank. Dress., -Collar laced all round inside the gold cord with gold lace, Colonel, crown and star. Lieutenant-Colonel, crown. Major, star. three-quarters of an inch wide. Sleeve ornament of inch and a half lace, and narrow braid eleven inches deep. r Collar laced round the top, inj side the gold cord, with gold Captain, crown and star. t iace Sleeve ornament of..show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236643399
  • 9781236643391