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THE MILITARY COMPANION: BEING A SYSTEM OF COMPANY DISCIPLINE, FOUNDED ON THE REGULATIONS OF BARON STEUBEN...CONTAINING THE MANUAL EXERCISE, FACINGS, STEPS, TURNINGS, WHEELINGS, MISCELLANEOUS EVOLUTIONS, AND FIRINGS, TOGETHER WITH THE DUTY OF OFFICERS AND PRIVATES...DESIGNED FOR THE USE OF THE MILITIA
Newburyport: Published by Thomas & Whipple, April 1810.. 48pp. plus two plates. 12mo. Original printed wrappers. Wrappers a bit stained and lightly worn. Leaf C3 torn in lower outer corner, affecting a few words of text. A few light fox marks. On the whole, a lovely copy, in original condition. Designated the "third edition, improved" on the titlepage and the wrapper. Sabin notes a second edition of 1808, but not a first edition. A comprehensive military manual, based on Steuben's principals, apparently for the use of the Massachusetts militia. The tenets in this manual would have guided American forces during the War of 1812. Included are descriptions of duties for officers, privates, ensigns, and sergeants. The plates show formations for marching. Scarce on the market. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 20735. SABIN 91460.
      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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