Thread: Civil War Training Manuals
11-10-2009, 20:28 #1
Civil War Training ManualsFor now, more than ever before, being sincere and dedicated is not enough. We must also be right. - Walter Kroll. 1971
11-11-2009, 06:57 #2
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Those are cool. It is interesting to see the line between what would be 'tactical' and 'ceremonial' movements today wasn't nearly as distinct in days of yore. It is good to remember than many of the movements seen only in parades and the like today were battlefield skills in the past.
The manual of arms for pistol, for example, includes not only mundane drill things like 'raise' and 'order' pistol, but also 'fire'!
Last edited by David Craik; 11-11-2009 at 06:59.
11-11-2009, 14:24 #3
Very cool stuff. Thanks for posting, Jason.
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