1864 1ed US Civil War Union Cavalry Tactics Horses + Colored Infantry PROVENANCE

POINSETT, J.R. [edit].

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J.R. Poinsett’s “Cavalry Tactics” is a rare Civil War Union soldier’s manual. Published from the United States War Department, this an enormous handbook with instruction on the basics of military engagement, duties of instructors and soldiers, mounting and preparing horses, loading arms while riding, guidelines for shooting while mounted, sabre exercises, how to march with your horse, and seemingly countless other topics pertaining to Union Cavalry.

 

While the text of this work is important, the numerous full-page engravings at the end – views of squadron formation, dress and costume, presenting arms, bugle call music, and much more!

 

This particular example contains a Civil War soldier provenance of a Maj. Samuel Pollack, 99th USC Infantry.

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1864 1ed US Civil War Union Cavalry Tactics Horses + Colored Infantry PROVENANCE

 

J.R. Poinsett’s “Cavalry Tactics” is a rare Civil War Union soldier’s manual. Published from the United States War Department, this an enormous handbook with instruction on the basics of military engagement, duties of instructors and soldiers, mounting and preparing horses, loading arms while riding, guidelines for shooting while mounted, sabre exercises, how to march with your horse, and seemingly countless other topics pertaining to Union Cavalry.

 

While the text of this work is important, the numerous full-page engravings at the end – views of squadron formation, dress and costume, presenting arms, bugle call music, and much more!

 

This particular example contains a Civil War soldier provenance of a Maj. Samuel Pollack, 99th USC Infantry.

 

Item number: #21597

Price: $750

 

POINSETT, J.R. [edit].

 

Cavalry Tactics | in three parts.

 

Washington: Gov. Printing Off., 1864.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xvi, 450
    • 119 plates and illustrations; 20 leaves of music at the end
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • Samuel Pollock, ‘66
      • Likely Samuel Pollock (d. 1879), a major in the 99th regiment of United States Colored infantry. This unit was one of 5 Regiments of Engineers (1st–5th Corps d’Afrique Engineers, later converted into the 95th–99th US Colored Infantry regiments on April 4, 1864) whose work building Bailey’s Dam saved the Union navy’s Mississippi River Squadron.
    • [ Patrick]
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; secure
    • Cloth
  • Size: ~6in X 3.75in (15cm x 10cm)

 

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21597

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

POINSETT, J.R. [edit].

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete