1861 CIVIL WAR Hand-Book CAPTAIN Kimball PROVENANCE Manual Battles Illustrated

VIELE, Egbert L

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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.

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1861 CIVIL WAR Hand-Book CAPTAIN Kimball PROVENANCE 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: #8446

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. 1st edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [7], 8-252
    • 10 plates
  • References: Earl J. Hess, Field Armies and Fortifications in the Civil War: The Eastern Campaigns;
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • J.W. Kimball, Co. B., 15th Regt.
    • Kimball Served in the Union army as captain of Company B, 15th Regiment, Mass. during the U.S. Civil War.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~7.5in X 5in (19cm x 13cm)

 

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8446

Categories

Military & War

Arts & Architecture

Authors

VIELE, Egbert L

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete