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Updated February 4, 2017

Civil War Manuals


Revised United States Army Regulations of 1861. Philadelphia: George W. Childs, 1863.

Part 1 [19 MB]

Part 2 [13 MB]

Part 3 [6 MB]

Part 4 [26 MB]

Uniforms [3 MB]

Instructions for Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers on Outpost and Patrol Duty, and Troops in Campaign. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1863.

Outpost and Patrol Duty [10 MB]

The Ordnance Manual for the Use of the Officers of the United States Army (2nd Ed.). Washington, DC: Gideon, 1850.

Part 1 [16 MB]

Part 2 [13 MB]

Illustrations [3 MB]

McClellan, George B. Manual of Bayonet Exercise: Prepared For the Use of the Army of the United States. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1851.

Bayonet Exercise [9 MB]