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Re: North and South
« Reply #20 on: September 19, 2018, 00:36:12 »
Many very nice ones!  8-)
The fur hat from the English Guard, is that an artistical freedom or did they wear that in the US at the time of the ACW ?

Some units actually had them
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Re: North and South
« Reply #21 on: September 20, 2018, 08:55:25 »
The fur hat from the English Guard...

Known in England as a "Busby" btw.
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Re: North and South
« Reply #22 on: September 21, 2018, 05:33:49 »
Some units actually had them

Known in England as a "Busby" btw.

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Re: North and South
« Reply #23 on: September 22, 2018, 08:48:20 »
I'd not heard of US busbies before either, a little goggling about turned up a few references, this link has a nice pic proving the case: http://www.jamesmountainantiques.com/product/troy-new-york-militiaman-in-busby-civil-war-veteran/

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Re: North and South
« Reply #24 on: September 23, 2018, 05:57:04 »
The figures wearing the busbies are based on existing units. The one with the blue trousers is the Chicago Light Guard....the other one I would have to look up.

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Re: North and South
« Reply #25 on: September 23, 2018, 23:07:37 »
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Re: North and South
« Reply #26 on: September 24, 2018, 04:44:25 »
I am absolutely loving your customs!
I'm glad that I'm not the only one :)

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Re: North and South
« Reply #27 on: September 28, 2018, 07:43:41 »
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Re: North and South
« Reply #28 on: September 28, 2018, 19:18:51 »
There is an indefinable, subtle poetry to your customs.
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Re: North and South
« Reply #29 on: September 29, 2018, 00:21:59 »
Poetic customs.....thank you very much!