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Handbook of Battalion Drill for Militiamen, 1885
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Description
Creator:
Slack, Capt. Chas., Author
Media Type:
Text
Item Type:
Books
Description:
This tiny handbook, which measures 2.75" by 4.1", provides comprehensive training instructions for battalion members. This book is of the type that was widely used by Canadian militiamen for training during the 19th century. It provides both descriptions of procedures and diagrams providing a visual indication of what formations should look like.

The sections in this book are:

Battalion Drill
Line Movements
Column Movements
Formations of Column from Line
Formations of Line from Column
Deployments
Echelon Movements
Formations to Resist Cavalry
Extended Order for Attack
Inspection or Review of a Battalion
Encampments
Shelter-Trench Exercise
Army Signalling

This book is provided by Richard Shaver from his personal collection.
Notes:
The title page is signed, indicating it belonged to a militiaman named James Adams.
Publisher:
William Clowes and Sons, Limited
Place of Publication:
London, England
Date of Publication:
1885
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Provided by Richard Shaver from his personal collection
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date:
1885
Recommended Citation:
Slack, Capt. Chas. (1885). Handbook of Battalion Drill, also of Extended Order, Inspections, Encampments, Army Signalling, &c. London: William Clowes and Sons. Retrieved from http://images.ourontario.ca/brant/88038/data
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Handbook of Battalion Drill for Militiamen, 1885


This tiny handbook, which measures 2.75" by 4.1", provides comprehensive training instructions for battalion members. This book is of the type that was widely used by Canadian militiamen for training during the 19th century. It provides both descriptions of procedures and diagrams providing a visual indication of what formations should look like.

The sections in this book are:

Battalion Drill
Line Movements
Column Movements
Formations of Column from Line
Formations of Line from Column
Deployments
Echelon Movements
Formations to Resist Cavalry
Extended Order for Attack
Inspection or Review of a Battalion
Encampments
Shelter-Trench Exercise
Army Signalling

This book is provided by Richard Shaver from his personal collection.