Col. R.A. Smith - 44th Ga

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lelliott19

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Yes, I love that expression! You're right, the fabric has a nice sheen to it. I assume he would have had this uniform tailor-made?
Yes. Confederate officers generally had their uniforms made by the local tailor. Here's a bio of Colonel Robert A Smith, 44th GA, snipped from Thomas' History of the Doles-Cook Brigade.
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Welcome From THE Heart Of Dixie. Be sure to stop by the Weapons & Ammo and Vicksburg forums. Be sure to checkout our upcoming Fall Muster at Shiloh. Hope you can join us.
 
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