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By Philip Katcher

The warfare among the States' is the time period used for the yank Civil conflict all through a lot of the South even this present day. Many on each side – not only the South – felt that they have been serving their states as a lot, if no more, than their important governments. some of the states agreed; the kingdom governments elevating their very own devices, commissioning their officials, and offering their males. certainly, a few of the devices that fought the Civil warfare have been provided largely via their very own states instead of by means of the valuable government's quartermasters. Philip Katcher's interesting textual content explores the uniforms of 32 states; from Alabama to Wisconsin.

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BULGARIA 31 From the left to right: The Silver Soldier's Cross for Bravery; the War Medal, 1915-1918, awarded in 1933; The Bronze Soldier's Medal for Bravery. Medal of Merit, Boris III. Jeff Floyd The Order of Merit Medal, Ferdinand. 32 MILITARY MEDALS, DECORATIONS & ORDERS From left to right, the Order of Merit, Ferdinand and the Order of merit with Crown, Ferdinand Bulgarian Red Cross Medal. Reverse Bulgarian Red Cross Medal. BULGARIA Bulgarian 1908 Commemorative Medal. Bulgaria Military Merit Medal T878 with swords.

53 GERMANY Another close-up view of the Cross of the Prussian Order of the Black Eagle; note the initial 'F' on the obverse of the medal, for King Frederick of Prussia, founder of the Order. This is Prussia's highest decoration, in one class only. Reverse of the Cross of the Prussian Order of the Black Eagle. Prussian Order 'Pour Le Merite' or more commonly known as 'The Blue Max'; the First Class Badge of the Grand Cross was awarded only 5 times. 54 MILITARY MEDALS, DECORATIONS & ORDERS Prussian Order 'Pour Le Merite' with Oak leaf cluster, signifying outstanding bravery.

40 Center: Medal of Merit, Cross of Liberty. Right: First Class Medal of Liberty. FINLAND 41 Collar of the Order of the White Rose, and the Grand Cross of the Order of the White Rose. Left: Knight's Cross of the Order of the White Rose. Right: Medal of the Order of the White Rose. Star of the First Class Commander of the Order of the White Rose. First Class Commander of the Order of the White Rose. Star of the Commander of the Grand Cross of the Order of the White Rose. Star of the Commander of the Grand Cross of the Order of the Lion.

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