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- An Essay on the Command of Small Detachments - 1766
An Essay on the Command of Small Detachments - 1766
This is a valuable insight on how lower officers were to work their commands. There are instructions for drilling, building redoubts, patrols and several avenues of defending various physical areas. They even give advice on professional behavior. As an example, after constructing a redoubt, the officer was to “dismiss the Peasants , treating them with Affability and good Nature.”
within these 36 pages there are eight engravings.