1861 Hand-Book for Active Military Service CIVIL WAR Manual Battles Illustrated

Egbert L Viele

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1861 Hand-Book for Active Military Service CIVIL WAR Manual Battles Illustrated   Viele’s “Hand-book for Active Service” was published in 1861 when the outbreak of the civil war created a demand for instructional manuals for military purposes. The book includes topics on: The recruit The company The regiment The march The camp Guards and guard […]

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1861 Hand-Book for Active Military Service CIVIL WAR Manual Battles Illustrated

 

Viele’s “Hand-book for Active Service” was published in 1861 when the outbreak of the civil war created a demand for instructional manuals for military purposes. The book includes topics on:

  • The recruit
  • The company
  • The regiment
  • The march
  • The camp
  • Guards and guard mounting
  • Rations, and mode of cooking them
  • Field fortifications
  • Artillery
  • Manual for light artillery
  • Manual for heavy artillery
  • Ammunition
  • And more!

 

Hess describes this work as “detailed and insightful.”

 

This 1861 first edition includes 10 unnumbered plates of black and white illustrations and diagrams.

 

Item number: #6173

Price: $499

 

VIELE, Egbert L

 

Hand-book for active service: containing practical instructions in campaign duties, for the use of volunteers

 

New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1861.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 252p
    • 10 plates
  • References: Earl J. Hess, Field Armies and Fortifications in the Civil War: The Eastern Campaigns;
  • Language: English
  • Binding:
  • Size: ~in X in (cm x cm)

 

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6173

Category

Military & War

Authors

Egbert L Viele

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Good

Collation

Complete