Автор: Philip Katcher
Название: Flags of the American Civil War (2)
Издательство: Osprey Publishing Ltd
Серия: Men-at-Arms 258
Размер: 21.76 Мб
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The regimental or battery set of colours was more than simply a unit designation, issued for the ease of a commander in identifying his units in the field. It was the very symbol of the regiment; it was its heart, the thing that drew its members together. As such it was fiercely defended in action, where it flew in the centre of the line.