Make your own free website on Tripod.com

Union Army Uniforms and Insignia of the Civil War

Generals' Uniforms

General McDowell

Brigadier General Irvin McDowell 1818-1885

McDowell is wearing a brigadier general's uniform without a sash and with shoulder straps rather than epaulettes. Note the dark blue velvet collar and cuffs and the sword knot dangling from the guard of his sword.


Illustration List
Index to Links
Back to Regulations
Home Page