The Hand-Book of Artillery, for the Service of the United States (Army and Militia.) with the Manual of Heavy Artillery, including that of the New Iron Carriage.
Reproduction of the original (1863) pocket-sized Artillery Manual. Pocket instruction for the instruction of non-commissioned officers and privates of the Artillery School, where it was in successful use as a text-book. Much of the matter is taken from Burns’ Questions and Answers on Artillery, Gibbon’s Artillerist’s Manual, Heavy Artillery Tactics, the Ordnance Manual, and Kingsbury’s Artillery and Infantry.
Soft cover, 6-1/4″x4″, 265 pages. Reprint, originally published in 1863 in New York by D. Van Nostrand.