American Civil War Uniforms- The Union and the Confederacy wore different uniforms to distinguish from eachother during the Civil War. The Union typically wore navy blue long frock coats while the Confederates wore grey on frock coats that were a tad shorter.
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Corp. Brownell, Ellsworth's avenger.If you look at his belt, you can see the letters M. I. E. R. These are the last letters of the word "PREMIER," which was the name of the fire company to which he belonged before becoming a soldier. He is wearing a black mourning ribbon on his left arm.