The 90-Day Volunteers - enlistment - numbers - composition /The states: New York - Massachusetts - Pennsylvania - Ohio - Rhode Island - Connecticut - Vermont - New Hampshire - Maine - Delaware - District of Columbia - New Jersey - Wisconsin - Iowa - Minnesota - Illinois - Indiana - Michigan /Bibliography /Index
Featuring specially commissioned full-color artwork, this is the engaging story of the first wave of soldiers who volunteered to defend and preserve the Union in 1861, based on detailed research in US sources, including many eye-witness accounts of their very varied uniforms and equipment.
Ron Field was Head of History at the Cotswold School in Bourton-on-the-Water, until his retirement in 2007. Awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in 1982, he taught History at Piedmont High School in California from 1982 to 1983. Ron was also associate editor of the Confederate Historical Society of Great Britain, from 1983 to 1992. He is an internationally acknowledged expert on US military history, and was elected a Fellow of the Company of Military Historians, based in Washington, DC, in 2005. Adam Hook studied graphic design, and began his work as an illustrator in 1983. He specializes in detailed historical reconstructions, and has illustrated Osprey titles on subjects as diverse as the Aztecs, the Ancient Greeks, Roman battle tactics, several 19th-century American subjects, the modern Chinese Army, and a number of books in the Fortress series. His work features in exhibitions and publications throughout the world.
"Aptly punctuates the colorful and extremely diverse appearance of the first Union volunteer units in the early days of the war." --Toy Soldier & Model Figure magazine