Why did the soldiers wear uniforms during the civil war?
Soldiers wore uniforms during the civil war so that they would know who was the union and confederate.
They wore gray uniforms.
During the Civil War, the Confederate soldiers wore gray uniforms. The Union solders wore blue uniforms. They were usually called by their uniform color. The uniforms were usually made of wool.
The North wore blue uniforms, the South wore grey uniforms.
purple.... it was a sign of roylty EDIT: Actually the Confederate Soldiers (CSA/The South) wore grey uniforms. The Union Soldiers (USA/The North) wore blue. I have absolutely no idea, where you're getting purple from...
The confederate soldiers (of the new Confederacy of the United States) wore grey uniforms versus the union soldiers who wore blue uniforms.
dark blue, pants and a sports coat sort of.
the army wore the uniforms of their army too show what side they were on !
Rather uncomfortable wool uniforms.
tan colored cotton uniforms
The Union uniform was blue, the Confederacy uniform was gray. Other than the color, the clothing was quite simple and ordinary. Uniforms were not elaborate.
Union soldiers wore blue uniforms made of wool, with cotton "blouses" or shirts.
Usually they wore the uniforms issued by their respective armies.
Officially, the North wore blue uniforms and the South wore gray. But it was a war of "amateurs", and many showed up for duty wearing everything from kilts to busbies
they wore little gray and the shirts had buttons on.
The Confederates (south) wore gray and a color called Butternut, and the Union (north) wore a blue-gray more blue then gray type of uniform.
No, allied soldiers wore khaki uniforms (A shade of medium brown) and German soldiers wore blue/gray. -I believe the first to to wear camouflage were German paratroops in WW2.
in general, no, both sides did not wear homespun. The north's industrial facilities allowed them to mass produce enough materials for uniforms. I'm sure there where exceptions, particularly amoungst the western "militias" and other poorly organized units but I for one have seen no record of union soldiers marching in homespun.
PVC cat suits... Nah, they wore cotton uniforms and some had leather overcoats.
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They wore Gray.
They didn't wear uniforms in those days. Soldiers wore their own clothes and whatever armor they could afford or their lord provided for them. Michael Montagne
Americans wore Tan uniforms and green uniforms
The dress uniforms are loosely based on Soviet Uniforms, while the current fatigue uniforms are the Type 07 digital pattern uniforms.
They wore uniforms with emblems.
Union army uniforms.
The Southern (Confederate) Army wore grey uniforms.
Confederate soilders wore gray or yellowish-brown uniforms.
Hi, I am doing a report on civil war drummer boys. I have reserched a lot and have found that during the civil war drummer boys sometimes didn't even have uniforms. Some wore what ever they had. Others, wore left over uniforms that usually did not fit. If you have any questions i would be glad to answer them! For other boys it depended on the side they were fighting for.
Because they used to wear red uniforms
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Yes they wore red uniforms
The uniforms of the Union soldiers were blue and made of wool. They had a dark blue coat, light blue pants, and a dark blue cap. Their shoes typically went to their ankles.
American soldiers wore their ordinary uniforms- since the attack on the US Naval base by Japan was not announced ahead of time. There was no "special clothing" worn by US forces.
Soldiers in the Iraq war wear uniforms called the "Army Combat Uniform" with a camouflage pattern on it as well as protective accessories. These accessories consists of long socks, a protective coat, slacks for men, skirts for the woman, and boots.
Grey. The North wore blue.
the uniforms of theGreekswere red andkindof like a peachy yellow color.
Yes they wear military uniforms and are members of the military.
During the Civil War, the US Miullitary uniform was white pasnts and shirt of linnen, covered by navy blue wool pants and coar, and then a navy blue greatcoat on top of that, with slight variations based on the branch of service,m such as the artilleryman's red undershirt or marine's white pants.
Yes, many of them would have been proud to wear their uniforms back home to show what they had done.
They wear uniforms because they sometimes have to enter the field during the game. In other sports they only do so in emergencies.
They didn't have uniforms, they just wore what ever cloths they had on hand.
There are a few reasons. The original reason is that it allows soldiers to gather during battles--you just go over to someone dressed like you are. Uniforms are also a source of unit pride--we wear certain items that say which unit we're in. If you're in a famous unit like the 101st Airborne or the 2nd Armored, your patch says "I am in the best unit in the Army." (If you're in the 5th Infantry… Read More
no if they did then they wouldn't tell them apart i really don't know what they wore though
The unions wore blue uniforms and black belt and blue caps!
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Were you meaning the uniforms of the soldiers? You could find this out by Researching it, I would have no idea, but I'm writing in here to replace a stupid comment that someone put here.
Continental soldiers in the time of the revolution wore either blue or brown and minutemen in the early stages of the war fought with whatever they were wearing