DRILL MANUALS

 

Gilham’s Manual of Instruction

Manual of Instruction for the Volunteers and Militia of the Confederate States (1861)

 

Hardee’s Revised and Improved Tactics

Hardee's Revised and Improved Tactics (1861)

Index of Volume I

Index of Volume II

 

Lt. Col. DeWitt Baxter

The Volunteer's Manual: Containing Full Instructions for the Recruit, in the Schools of the Soldier and Squad (1861)

The Volunteer's Manual by Lt.Col. Baxter (1861)

 

Casey, Silas

Manual of U.S. Infantry Tactics aka "Casey's Revised"

VOLUME I : Schools of the Soldier and Company  (1862), (1863), another from 1863 ;
VOLUME II : School of the Battalion (1862)
VOLUME III : Evolutions of a Brigade and Corps D'Armee (1862)

 

Casey's

Manual of Arms as demonstrated by the 122d New York

 

Casey's

U.S. Infantry Tactics, for the Instruction, Exercise, and Manワuvres, of the Soldier, a Company, Line of Skirmishers, and Battalion for the use of the Colored Troops of the United States Infantry by United States War Department (1863)

 

Scott, Winfield

Militia Tactics: Comprising the Duty of Infantry, Light-infantry and Riflemen by Lt. Col. Pierce Darrow, Winfield Scott (1821)

Abstract of Infantry Tactics; Including Exercises and Manoeuvres of Light-infantry and Riflemen; for the Use of the Militia of the United States. (1830)

Other scanned copies of Scott's :

School of the Soldier (volume I) (1835)
School of the Soldier (volume I) (1857)

School of the Battalion (volume II) (1852)
School of the Battalion (volume II) (1861)

Evolutions of the Line (volume III) (1861)

 

Kautz

The Company Clerk : showing how and when to make out all the returns, reports, rolls, and other papers, and what to do with them by Brig. Gen. August V. Kautz, 12th Ed. (1865)

Customs of Service for Officers of the Army

Customs of Service for Officers of the Army (1868) - google scanned version

Customs of Service for Officers of the Army - pdf file

Customs of Service for Non-Commissioned Officers and Soldiers

Customs of Service for Non-Commissioned Officers and Soldiers - google scanned version

Customs of Service for Non-Commissioned Officers and Soldiers - pdf file

Duties of the First Sergeant - from Kautz's Customs of Service

Duties of the Sergeant Major - from Kautz's Customs of Service

 

Mahan

Advanced-guard, out-post, and detachment service of troops, with the essential principles of strategy, and grand tactics for the use of officers of the militia and volunteers (1863) by Dennis

War Department, Confederate

Regulations for the Army of the Confederate States, (1864) Revised and Enlarged with a New and Copious Index By Confederate States of America War Dept, James Alexander Seddon

Regulations for the Army of the Confederate States - pdf file

War Department, United States

Army Regulations

Revised Regulations for the Army of the United States, 1857

Revised Regulations for the Army of the United States, 1861: With a Full Index By United States War Dept (1862)

Revised U.S. Army Regulations for 1861 with an appendix containing the changed and laws affecting Army regulations and Articles of war to June 25, 1863 (the google scanned version)

Revised U.S. Army Regulations for 1861 with an appendix containing the changed and laws affecting Army regulations and Articles of war to June 25, 1863 (the University of Michigan scanned version)

The 1861 U.S. Uniform Regulations

 

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