American Civil War Zouaves
in Fez or Tassled Cap

1:72 Scale Uniform Painting Guide

American Civil War Zouaves in Fez or Tassled Cap, 1:72 Miniatures HaT 8004

Miniatures

  • Union Infantry and Zouaves, 1:72 Italeri 6012
  • ACW Zouaves, 1:72 HaT Industrie 8004
  • Zouave Command in Fez, 15 mm Blue Moon 15ACW-41
  • Zouave Command (fez), 15 mm Old Glory 15ACW041
  • Zouaves in Fez, 15 mm Blue Moon 15ACW-40
  • Zouaves (fez), marching, 15 mm Old Glory 15ACW040
  • Zouaves in Fez, advancing, 15 mm Blue Moon 15ACW-105
  • Zouaves (fez), advancing, 15 mm Old Glory 15ACW105
  • Zouaves in Fez, firing line, 15 mm Blue Moon 15ACW-106
  • Zouaves (fez), firing, 15 mm Old Glory 15ACW106

Union Zouaves in Fez or Tassled Cap 1861–1865

Regiment Jacket Vest Sash Trousers Fez/Cap
35th New Jersey dark blue; red trim dark blue; red trim dark blue; lt. blue trim dark blue dark blue; yellow tassel
5th New York
Duryée Zouaves
dark blue; red trim dark blue; red trim red; lt. blue trim red red; blue tassel
9th New York
Hawkins' Zouaves
dark blue; purple trim dark blue; purple trim sky blue dark blue purple
10th New York
National Zouaves
dk. brown; red trim red sky blue; red trim sky blue; red trim red
11th New York
1st Fire Zouaves
gray; blue cuffs; red trim red blue red; tan gaiters red; blue band
62nd New York
Anderson's Zouaves
dark blue; red trim dark blue; red trim blue sky blue red; blue tassel
69th New York
Meagher's Zouaves
dark blue; red trim sky blue; red trim sky blue sky blue; tan gaiters dark blue; yellow tassel
140th New York dark blue; red trim dark blue; red trim dark blue; red trim sky blue red, yellow trim; blue tassel
146th New York
Halleck Infantry
sky blue; yellow trim sky blue; yellow trim red sky blue red; red tassel
165th New York
2nd Duryée Zouaves
dark blue; red trim dark blue; red trim red; lt. blue trim red red; blue tassel
76th Pennsylvania dark blue; red trim grey red sky blue dark blue; sky blue tassel
114th Pennsylvania dark blue; lt. blue cuffs; red trim dark blue; red trim light blue red red; yellow tassel
First City Zouaves
Company A
127th Pennsylvania
dark blue; yellow trim red, blue lampasse red bluish gray red; red tassel
155th Pennsylvania dark blue; yellow trim dark blue; yellow trim red; yellow trim dark blue; red trim red, yellow trim, blue tassel

Confederate Zouaves in Fez or Tassled Cap 1861–1865

Regiment Jacket Vest Sash Trousers Fez/Cap
1st Battalion
Louisiana Zouaves
dark blue; red trim dark blue; red trim light blue red; black trim red; yellow tassel
Louisiana Tigers brown; red trim red; brown trim red blue, white; red striped red; blue tassel
Zouave officers often wore a uniform which differed from that of the men. Regulation frock coats were common, with red trousers, braided kepis, and Confederate style cuff lace indicating the officer's Zouave status.

Yellow or red braiding on dark blue Zouave jackets looks particularly striking if the braid is painted white first, and then stained with in the appropriate colour. The stain should have a milky consistancy, allowing it to flow into and completely cover the white undercoating.

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