Volunteers - click to enlarge

Volunteers

Volunteers, unlike a regular army, were supported by their individual states. This was true of both the north and south during the civil war. A volunteer militia only exists during a time of war. (Wikipedia).

Volunteers - click to enlarge
Volunteers – click to enlarge

Tennessee volunteer.

Volunteers - click to enlarge
Volunteers – click to enlarge

North Carolina volunteer.

Volunteers - click to enlarge
Volunteers – click to enlarge

South Carolina volunteer.

These markers were found in a confederate military cemetery, yet they were all clearly marked as volunteers.

 

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