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  • Comparing Emory Upton's A New System of Infantry Tactics to Hardee's earlier work

    Thought I would share this as I found it interesting:
    http://www.drillnet.net/Uptons.htm
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    Originally posted by hellboy30 View Post
    Thought I would share this as I found it interesting:
    http://www.drillnet.net/Uptons.htm
    Thanks for posting that. That should be a project for an ambitious military historian, to compile the works of Scott, Hardee, Casey, Upton, et. all (especially the French works that influenced the, primarily Scott) with annotated notes about how each is different, thus marking the evolution of military drill and tactics of the American Civil War.
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      I've been on that website alot along time ago and even now. Unfortunately it does not have all the drill manuals thought american history. Does anyone have a list of all the drill manuals used by the united states?

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        Originally posted by Hesse-Kassel View Post
        I've been on that website alot along time ago and even now. Unfortunately it does not have all the drill manuals thought american history. Does anyone have a list of all the drill manuals used by the united states?
        Extremely good question. That might be a project to start looking for all those.
        The muffled drums sad roll has beat the soldier's last tatoo. No more on life's parade shall meet that brave and fallen few.

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