New York: Van Nostrand, 1860. 1st. Hardcover. Small 8vo. 132pp. 3 large folding charts depicting various battle formations. Publisher's red blind-stamped cloth with gilt lettering. Light wear to extremities; minor spotting to front board; darkening to spine and rear board; owner name; rear hinge cracked but holding else a very good plus copy of this scarce title. Item #13341
Chapters include General Dispositions with Reference to the Orders of Formation of Troops in Large Masses & to the Evolutions of Troops in Large Masses; Movements of Lines; Formation in Column, Deployment and March; Squares; Changes of Front; Echelons; Manner of Acting in Case of Defeat; The Firings; The Attack with the Bayonet; To Fight as Skirmishers; Use of the Cavalry; General Principles; and Dispositions with Reference to Parades. Next day shipping. Celebrating our 15th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.