This authentic handbook provides a wealth of revealing information on life in the Union Army during the Civil War. A must for serious Civil War historians, buffs, and battle scene reenactors, the guide includes many official forms used in the 1860s as well as an appendix containing articles of war, e... read more
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This authentic handbook provides a wealth of revealing information on life in the Union Army during the Civil War. A must for serious Civil War historians, buffs, and battle scene reenactors, the guide includes many official forms used in the 1860s as well as an appendix containing articles of war, extracts from Acts of Congress, and an Army pay table. Contents include regulations related to military discipline and rank and command, care of fortifications, treatment of deceased soldiers and deserters, leaves of absence and furloughs, arrests and confinements, inspections of the troops, musters, and forms of parade. Additional subjects include troops in campaign, courts-martial, recruiting, medical and ordnance departments, flags and standards, uniform and horse equipment, and many other practical considerations.
Reprint of the J. G. L. Brown, Philadelphia, 1861 edition.
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