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Francis J. Lippitt
The Special Operations of War, comprising The Forcing and Defence of Defiles; The Forcing and Defence of Rivers, and the Passage of Rivers in retreat: The Attack and Defence of Open Towns and Villages; the Conduct of Detachments for Special Purposes; and Notes on Tactical Operations in Sieges
Sidney S. Rider & Brother, Providence, 1868. Octavo. 126pp Red cloth. Gilt lettering to front cover. illustrated. Inscribed and signed " with author's regards". Large stain to front cover. Binding tight. Following the Civil War, General Lippitt wrote four military books, A Treatise on the Tactical Use of The Three Arms, Infantry, Artillery, and Cavalry in 1865, A treatise on intrenchments in 1866, The Special Operations of War: comprising the forcing and defence of defiles; the forcing and defence of rivers in retreat; the attack and defence of open towns and villages; the conduct of detachments for special purposes; and notes on tactical operations in sieges in 1868, and Field service in war: Comprising marches, camps and cantonments, outposts, convoys, reconnaissances, foraging, and notes on logistics in 1869. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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