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Page 202 - OF MILITARY BRIDGES, in Use by the United States »•-} Army ; those adopted by the Great European Powers ; and such as are employed in British India. With Directions for the .Preservation, Destruction, and Re-establishment of Bridges.
Page 204 - MANUAL OF INSTRUCTIONS FOR MILITARY SURGEONS, in the Examination of Recruits and Discharge of Soldiers. With an Appendix containing the Official Regulations of the Provost-Marshal-General's Bureau, and those for the formation of the Invalid Corps, &c., &c.
Page 215 - NSTRUCTIONS FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF ARMIES OF THE US IN THE FIELD. Prepared by FRANCIS LIEBER. LL. D., and revised by a Board of Officers, and approved by the War Department, in General Order No. 100.
Page 220 - Railway Practice. American and European Railway practice in the Economical Generation of Steam, including the Materials and Construction of Coal-burning Boilers, Combustion, the Variable Blast...
Page 205 - Instruction for Heavy Artillery ; prepared by a Board of Officers, for the use of the Army of the United States. With service of a gun mounted on an iron carriage. In 1 vol., I2mo, with numerous illustrations.
Page 196 - If not the very best, this is certainly among the best of the numerous volumei devoted to this topic. Could this book be put into the hands and heads of our numerous Intelligent, but untrained officers, It would work a transformation supremely needed. We can say, that no officer can read this work without positive advantage, and real progress as a soldier. Gen.
Page 215 - Guerrilla Parties considered with reference to the Laws and Usages of War. Written at the request of Major-General HENRY W. HALLECK, General-in-Chief of the Army of the United States. By FRANCIS LIEBER, izmo.
Page 208 - Treatise on Grand Military Operations. Illustrated by a Critical and Military History of the Wars of Frederick the Great. With a Summary of the Most Important Principles of the Art of War. Illustrated by maps and plans.