Publication: J B Lippencott & Co, 1864, Philadelphia
Reprint of 1861 Edition. Original Cloth. v-xii., 217pp. Illustrated throughout with diagrams and drawings. "Prepared Under the Direction of the War Department, And Authorized and Adopted by the Secretary of War." Designated as Volume I, this detailed training manual is divided into 5 primary sections: Basis of Instruction, Instruction on Foot, Instruction on Horseback, School of the Mounted Platoon, and School of the Mounted Squadron. Light chipping to spine ends, light wear to some corners, and soiling to cloth. Internally tight, with some scattered light foxing, and moderate foxing on a few pages. Very good. On the front endpapers are the signatures of 3 Civil War soldiers, all who were members of the 2nd Maine Cavalry, Co. I...James N. Atwood, T. E. Harrington, and C. G. Knight.
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