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By Philip Katcher

The warfare among the States' is the time period used for the yank Civil struggle all through a lot of the South even at the present time. Many on either side – not only the South – felt that they have been serving their states as a lot, if no more, than their significant governments. the various states agreed; the country governments elevating their very own devices, commissioning their officials, and offering their males. certainly, a number of the devices that fought the Civil struggle have been provided largely by means of their very own states instead of by means of the principal government's quartermasters. Philip Katcher's attention-grabbing textual content explores the uniforms of 32 states; from Alabama to Wisconsin.

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On collar of tunic and mess-jacket - In silver, crossed khukris, edge downwards and '6' between the handles. On collar of service jacket - Nil. On helmet - Nil. On cap - In silver, crossed khukris, edge downwards and '6' between the handles below a scroll inscribed 'GURKHA RIFLES'. (Note: Amendment No. 25 of November 1932 deleted the reference to a scroll inscribed Gurkha Rifles, while a later amendment, No. ) 5TH ROYAL GURKHA RIFLES (FRONTIER FORCE) On buttons - In black horn, crossed khukris with ' 5 ' in the upper angle, surmounted by the Royal Crest.

Note: An amendment of April 1938 regiments such as dress helmets and accoutre- altered this to be the same as that worn 'on the ments, frock-coats, white drill summer patrols, etc. ) 1st Battalion, 8th Gurkha Rifles, 1914. This group s h o w s various ranks in assorted costumes. On the left the d r u m m e r and piper and the Native officer wear full dress of rifle-green faced black, with black puttees and belts and silver or white metal buttons. The Highland jackets are piped white, the pipe-tassels and cords are dark green.

The Prince of Wales. 35 On felt hat - In black metal, the cipher of Queen Alexandra ensigned with the Imperial Crown. On cap - In silver, the cipher of Queen Alexandra ensigned with the Imperial Crown. TH PRINCE OF WALES'S OWN GURKHAS On buttons - In black horn, crossed khukris surmounted by the plume of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. In the lower angle of the khukris, the f i g u r e ' I V . On collar of tunic and mess-jacket - In silver the plume of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.

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