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Series: Military Uniforms in America

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Military Uniforms in America, Volume 1: The Era of the American Revolution, 1755-1795 by John Elting1
Military Uniforms in America, Volume II: Years of Growth, 1796-1851 by John Elting2
Military Uniforms in America, Volume III: Long Endure: The Civil War Period , 1852-1867 by John R. Elting3
Military Uniforms in America, Volume IV: The Modern Era, from 1868 by John Elting4

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  1. Uniforms of the World: A Compendium of Army, Navy, and Air Force Uniforms, 1700-1937 by Richard Knötel (1980)
  2. The United States Army 1783-1811 by James Kochan (2001)
  3. Don Troiani's Soldiers in America 1754-1865 by Don Troiani (1998)
  4. Uniforms of the American Revolution in Color by John Mollo (1975)
  5. American Military Equipage, 1851-1872: A Description by Word and Picture of What the American Solider, Sailor, and Marine of These Years Wore and Car by Frederick P. Todd (1974)
  6. Armies of the American wars, 1753-1815 by Philip R. N. Katcher (1975)
  7. The Horse Soldier, 1776-1850: The Revolution, the War of 1812, the Early Frontier (Horse Soldier, 1776-1943) by Randy Steffen (1977)
  8. American Civil War Armies 2: Union Troops by Philip Katcher (1986)
  9. Military Uniforms of Britain and the Empire by R. Money Barnes (1960)
  10. Uniforms and Equipment of the United States Forces in the War of 1812 by Rene Chartrand (1992)
  11. Attack and Die: Civil War Military Tactics and the Southern Heritage by Grady McWhiney (1982)
  12. Military uniforms, 1686-1918 by Rene North (1970)
  13. The Armed Forces of World War II: Uniforms, Insignia and Organization by Andrew Mollo (1981)
  14. Armies at Gettysburg by Scott Bowden (1988)
  15. The Army Medical Department, 1775-1818 by Mary C. Gillett (2002)

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