Revolutionary War Drill Manual by Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben are to be perfectly acquainted with the manual exercise, marchings and. On February 23, , Frederick William Baron von Steuben reported to General George Washington at the Continental Army’s bleak winder encampment at. Von Steuben: Manual of Arms The Manual Exercise .. Baron von Steuben’s Revolutionary War Drill Manual (), Dover Publications, Inc., Mineola, NY.

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It is a manual on military arms as conducted during and around rveolutionary The english is non-standard and the subject is basic military training and procedure.

I recommend it for any service member who plans to stick around more than 4 years It’s good to know where it all started. Anyhow, steubem who rated it down because it wasn’t a story need to learn how to rate things for what they are and not what they want them to be.

I gave it 4 stars because the print is difficult to read it is a facsimile in random parts throughout the text. Account Options Sign in. Speaking virtually no English and at an unexpected ebb in his professional revolutioary, Steuben nevertheless brought a depth of military training My library Help Advanced Book Search.


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Speaking virtually no English and at an unexpected ebb drll his professional fortunes, Steuben nevertheless brought a depth of military training and grasp of command techniques sorely needed by the bedraggled, ragtag army. With his lofty military reputation, forceful bearing, and colorful personality, the Prussian commander had an immediate galvanizing effect on the disorganized insurgents. He soon became one of Washington’s most valued officers an essential revolutionart in the success of the American War of Independence.

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Commissioned to mold the troops into an efficient fighting force, Steuben formed a model drill company of one hundred men, transformed it into a precision unit copied throughout the ranks, and captured the imagination of the entire army. His record of drill instructions, written in brief installments, grew into the “Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States. This inexpensive facsimile reproduces the extremely rare edition of Steuben’s drill manual, published in Boston by I.


It describes in detail the arms and accoutrements of officers and soldiers, formation and exercise of a company, instruction of recruits, formation and marching of columns, disposition and firing of fieldpieces, laying out of a camp, inspection, treatment of the sick, reviews of parade, and other essentials.

The volume is further enhanced by reproductions of the eight copperplates from the edition and an Appendix the United States Militia Act of User Review – Flag as inappropriate It is a manual on military arms as conducted during and around A Facsimile Reprint of References to this book To Compel with Armed Force: Revoltuionary Compel with Armed Force:

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