The 1865 Customs of Service for Officers in the Army 71-00061
The 1865 Customs of Service for Officers in the Army: Showing Specific Duties of Each Grade- Lieutenant to Lieut.-General is a companion to The 1865 Customs of Service for Non-Commissioned Officers and Soldiers, this volume describes the duties of each commissioned officer rank in garrison and on the field of battle and reveals lessons learned from the Civil War. Discusses military tactics of armies; administrative duties; special and general staffs; and duties of commanders of companies, regiments, brigades, divisions, and Army corps. Contains surprisingly accurate forecasts on the changed roles of infantry, cavalry, and artillery-as they existed in 1865.
Includes practices instituted during Civil War
Essential for military enthusiasts, historians, reenactors, and today's military leaders
By author: August Kautz
Dimensions: 3.5" x 5"
Illustrations: 7 diagrams, 2 maps, 8 forms