Drill Instruction


    Articles

    • Benton, Capt. James Gilchrist 
      A course of instruction in ordnance and gunnery: compiled for the use of the cadets of the United States Military Academy (1862)

    • Gibbon, John 
      The Artillerist's Manual (1860) 




    General


    • Benton, Capt. James Gilchrist 
      A course of instruction in ordnance and gunnery: compiled for the use of the cadets of the United States Military Academy (1862)

    • Gibbon, John 
      The Artillerist's Manual (1860) 

    • Mordecai, Alfred 
      The ordnance manual for the use of officers of the United States Army by United States Army Ordnance Dep't. 
       - (2d Edition, 1850)
       - (3d Edition, 1862)

    • Patten, Lt. Col. George Washington 
      Artillery drill: containing instruction in the school of the piece and battery maneuvers (1863) 

    • Roberts, Joseph 
      Hand-book of Artillery for the Service of the United States: (Army & Militia) (1863)

    • United States War Department
       - Instruction for Field Artillery (1860)
       - Instruction for Heavy Artillery (1851)
       - Instructions for Mountain Artillery (1851)




      Artillery

    • Benton, Capt. James Gilchrist 
      A course of instruction in ordnance and gunnery: compiled for the use of the cadets of the United States Military Academy (1862)

    • Gibbon, John 
      The Artillerist's Manual (1860) 

    • Mordecai, Alfred 
      The ordnance manual for the use of officers of the United States Army by United States Army Ordnance Dep't. 
       - (2d Edition, 1850) 
       - (3d Edition, 1862)

    • Patten, Lt. Col. George Washington 
      Artillery drill: containing instruction in the school of the piece and battery maneuvers (1863) 

    • Roberts, Joseph 
      Hand-book of Artillery for the Service of the United States: (Army & Militia) (1863)

    • United States War Department 
       - Instruction for Field Artillery (1860) 
       - Instruction for Heavy Artillery (1851) 
       - Instructions for Mountain Artillery (1851)





    Cavalry

    • Benton, Capt. James Gilchrist 
      A course of instruction in ordnance and gunnery: compiled for the use of the cadets of the United States Military Academy (1862)

    • Gibbon, John 
      The Artillerist's Manual (1860) 

    • Mordecai, Alfred 
      The ordnance manual for the use of officers of the United States Army by United States Army Ordnance Dep't. 
       - (2d Edition, 1850) 
       - (3d Edition, 1862)

    • Patten, Lt. Col. George Washington 
      Artillery drill: containing instruction in the school of the piece and battery maneuvers (1863) 

    • Roberts, Joseph 
      Hand-book of Artillery for the Service of the United States: (Army & Militia) (1863)

    • United States War Department 
       - Instruction for Field Artillery (1860) 
       - Instruction for Heavy Artillery (1851) 
       - Instructions for Mountain Artillery (1851)






Edge Weapons
    • Berriman, Matthew
      The Militiaman's Manual: And Sword-play Without a Master : Rapier and Broad-Sword Exercises (1861) 

    • Cary, Lt. Col R. Milton 
      Skirmishers' Drill and Bayonet Exercise: With Suggestions for the Soldier in Actual Conflict  (1861)

    • Dal Bello, Dominic
      Manual for the Sword: For the Officers of the Army of the Pacific compiled 

    • McClellan, Bvt. Capt. George Brinton 
      Manual of Bayonet Exercise: Prepared for the Use of the Army of the United States

    • Patten, Lt. Col. George Washington 
      Infantry tactics, bayonet drill, and small sword exercise (1865)






Infantry
    • Casey, Silas 
       - Manual of U.S. Infantry Tactics aka "Casey's Revised" 
          VOLUME I : Schools of the Soldier and Company (1862) (1863) ; 
          VOLUME II : School of the Battalion  (1862)
          VOLUME III : Evolutions of a Brigade and Corps D'Armee  (1862)

       - Casey's U.S. Infantry Tactics, for the Instruction, Exercise, and    
          Maneuvers, 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) 


    • Dal Bello, Dominic
      Parade, Inspection and Basic Evolutions of the Battalion
       (1998)

    • Hardee, Brig. Gen. William J. 
       - Light Infantry Tactics - Vol. I : (1855) / (1860) / (1861)

       - Revised and Improved Tactics aka "Confederate Hardee's" 
          (Goetzel, 1861) : Vol. I / Vol. II
          (Goetzel, 1863) : Vol. I / Vol. II
       
       - Rifle and Light Infantry Tactics; the exercise and maneuvers of
          troops when acting as light infantry or riflemen  (1855)

    • Mahan, Dennis Hart  
      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)

    • Scott, Winfield
       Abstract of Infantry Tactics; Including Exercises and Maneuvers 
         of Light infantry and Riflemen; for the Use of the Militia of the 
         United States. (1830)

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

      - 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)

    • Stone, Ebenezer Whitten 
      Compendium of instructions in military tactics, and the manual of percussion arms, with extracts from the U.S. Army Regulations (1857) 




Navy

    • Lockwood, Henry
      Exercises in small-arms and field artillery: arranged for the naval service, under an order of the Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography of the Navy Department (1852)

    • William Harwar
      Instruction for Naval Light Artillery: Afloat and Ashore (1862)