2021-02 Raynors HCA Live
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A COMPENDIUM OF MILITARY DUTY, ADAP TED FOR THE MILITIA OF THE UNITED STATES; IN THREE PARTS....Dover, N.H, Jonathon Rawson, printed by Eliphalet Ladd, 1793. An early and comprehensive American military manual. Rawson incorporates the ideas of von Steuben, Field Marshall Count Saxe, and the Chevalier de la Valiere, as well as his own experiences as aide de camp to the controversial Gen. John Sullivan during the American Revolution. The text includes observations on the duty of soldiers in general in militia and actual service; infantry, cavalry, and artillery maneuvers; and instructions for officers of "partizan" corps. The appendix contains the text of the 1792 Militia Act, and the work is dedicated to Anthony Wayne. NAIP locates only thirteen copies. SABIN 68016. EVANS 26054. NAIP w01190
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