The 1863 U.S. Infantry Tactics: Infantry of the Line, Light Infantry, and Riflemen

The 1863 U.S. Infantry Tactics: Infantry of the Line, Light Infantry, and Riflemen

by U.S. War Department
     
 

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  • The authorized book for the instruction, exercise, and maneuver of U.S. Infantry during the Civil War
  • Includes articles of war, an extensive dictionary of Civil War military terms, and sheet music for military bugle calls
  • A must-have book for historians, researchers, reenactors, and writers

    Written in 1861 at the direction of the War Department and

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    Overview

  • The authorized book for the instruction, exercise, and maneuver of U.S. Infantry during the Civil War
  • Includes articles of war, an extensive dictionary of Civil War military terms, and sheet music for military bugle calls
  • A must-have book for historians, researchers, reenactors, and writers

    Written in 1861 at the direction of the War Department and copiously illustrated, this was the book used to train, lead, and maneuver U.S. Infantry units on Civil War battlefields. It contains the school of the soldier, the company, and battalion or fielded regiment, along with all-important instructions for skirmishers. Over 15 pages of field music, the articles of war in use at the time, and a dictionary of Civil War military terminology completes this extensive work.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780811749138
    Publisher:
    Stackpole Books
    Publication date:
    07/01/2002
    Series:
    Stackpole Military Classics Series
    Sold by:
    Barnes & Noble
    Format:
    NOOK Book
    Sales rank:
    1,085,104
    File size:
    6 MB

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