Civil War Uniforms Photos

Uniforms of American Civil War soldiers varied widely, especially in the early phases when regions equipped their own troops.

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Civil War volunteer uniform parts: red frock coat of Pawtucket, RI; Atlanta Grays Captain's sword; Maine epaulets - all impractical for battle at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Blue Northern & Gray Southern Civil War uniforms at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Zouaves uniform of 11th New York company at Manassas NHS museum. Manassas, VA.Uniform & saddle of Confederate Major General J.E.B. Stuart at Museum of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.
Civil War volunteer uniform parts: red frock coat of Pawtucket, RI; Atlanta Grays Captain's sword; Maine epaulets - all impractical for battle at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Blue Northern & Gray Southern Civil War uniforms at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Zouaves uniform of 11th New York company at Manassas NHS museum. Manassas, VA.Uniform & saddle of Confederate Major General J.E.B. Stuart at Museum of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.
Confederate uniform coat at Museum of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Coat & vest worn by Jefferson Davis upon his capture at Museum of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Collection of Civil War uniforms at Museum of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Civil War frock coat of Alfred Wilder of 30th Iowa Infantry at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Confederate uniform coat at Museum of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Coat & vest worn by Jefferson Davis upon his capture at Museum of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Collection of Civil War uniforms at Museum of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Civil War frock coat of Alfred Wilder of 30th Iowa Infantry at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Civil War officer's uniform of Mass. Lieutenant at John Cabot House. Beverly, MA.Union officer's Civil War frock coat & swords at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Union cavalry uniform at Gettysburg NPS Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Officer's Uniform of Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.
Civil War officer's uniform of Mass. Lieutenant at John Cabot House. Beverly, MA.Union officer's Civil War frock coat (1864) & swords at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Union cavalry uniform at Gettysburg NPS Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Officer's Uniform of Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.
Medal of Honor winner General William Wells Civil War uniform at Vermont History Museum. Montpelier, VT.Civil War drummer's uniform & drum at Wisconsin Veterans Museum. Madison, WI.Civil War uniforms with cutaway Zouave style at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Commemorative pitcher of Colonel Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth, first casualty in American Civil War, leader of 11th NY Regiment of Firemen at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
Medal of Honor winner General William Wells Civil War uniform at Vermont History Museum. Montpelier, VT.Civil War drummer's uniform & drum at Wisconsin Veterans Museum. Madison, WI.Civil War uniforms with cutaway Zouave style at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Commemorative pitcher of Colonel Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth, first casualty in American Civil War, leader of 11th NY Regiment of Firemen at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
Brierwood Pipe painting of two Civil War Union soldiers by Winslow Homer at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Carved mason in uniform on Civil War Memorial. Hartford, CT.Portrait of General Grenville Dodge at Dodge House. Council Bluffs, IA.Gen. Benjamin Harrison in Civil War uniform portrait by Kurz & Allison of Chicago at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.
Brierwood Pipe painting of two Civil War Union soldiers (1864) by Winslow Homer at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Carved mason in uniform on Civil War Memorial. Hartford, CT.Portrait of General Grenville Dodge at Dodge House. Council Bluffs, IA.Gen. Benjamin Harrison in Civil War uniform portrait by Kurz & Allison of Chicago at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.
Gen. Benjamin Harrison in Civil War uniform portrait by Elizabeth Dodds Shatter at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.Photo of Civil War soldier in pocket case at Jefferson Barracks. St. Louis, MO.Portrait of Oscar Kelton in Civil War uniform at Kelton House Museum. Columbus, OH.Portrait of Civil War soldier at Stone Academy Museum. Zanesville, OH.
Gen. Benjamin Harrison in Civil War uniform portrait by Elizabeth Dodds Shatter at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.Photo of Civil War soldier in pocket case at Jefferson Barracks. St. Louis, MO.Portrait of Oscar Kelton (1843-64) in Civil War uniform at Kelton House Museum. Columbus, OH.Portrait of Civil War soldier at Stone Academy Museum. Zanesville, OH.
Union officer's epaulette at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.


Union officer's epaulette at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.



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