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By Philip Katcher

The battle among the States' is the time period used for the yankee 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. a number of the states agreed; the kingdom governments elevating their very own devices, commissioning their officials, and delivering their males. certainly, the various devices that fought the Civil battle have been provided largely via their very own states instead of by means of the relevant government's quartermasters. Philip Katcher's interesting textual content explores the uniforms of 32 states; from Alabama to Wisconsin.

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The exception was Guadeloupe, where the tricolour flags and cockades were again seen on 17 June 1815. Thousands of miles away, Napoleon lost the battle of Waterloo the next day, and abdicated on 22 June. On 3 August a British envoy bearing this news demanded the surrender of Guadeloupe; but Col. Boyer did not believe a word and determined to fight for the Emperor to the last. A strong British force succeeded in landing on 9 August; and after some skirmishes, but few losses on either side, the island 40 who knew themselves lost in the long run, their objective was to tie down as many enemy troops and ships for as long as possible.

Boyer-Peyreleau, Les Antilles françaises, particulièrement de la Guadeloupe . . (Paris, 1823); P. de Lacroix, Mémoires pour servir à l' histoire de la révolution de SaintDomingue (Paris, 1819); E. Picard and P. , Mémoires et journeaux du Général Decaen. Vol. 2 (Paris, 1911 ) ; Recueil des lois relatives à la Marine et aux Colonies (published yearly). For the Dutch colonies, A . J . A. Gerlach, Fastes militaires des Indes-orientales néerlandaises (Paris, 1859); J. H. , De Uniformen van de Nederlansche Zee-en Landmacht hier te lande en in de kolonien (Gravenhage, 1900).

Thousands of miles away, Napoleon lost the battle of Waterloo the next day, and abdicated on 22 June. On 3 August a British envoy bearing this news demanded the surrender of Guadeloupe; but Col. Boyer did not believe a word and determined to fight for the Emperor to the last. A strong British force succeeded in landing on 9 August; and after some skirmishes, but few losses on either side, the island 40 who knew themselves lost in the long run, their objective was to tie down as many enemy troops and ships for as long as possible.

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