THE VOLUNTEER'S HANDBOOK: Containing an Abridgement of Hardee's Infantry Tactics, Adapted to the Use of the Percussion Musket Squad in Squad and Company Exercises, Manual of Arms for Riflemen, and United States Army Regulations as to Parades, Reviews, Inspections, Guard Mounting, &c.

Raleigh, (NC): Published by order of the State of North Carolina; Printed at the Inst. for the Deaf & Dub & the Blind, 1861. Only edition published in North Carolina (Parrish & Willingham records five other editions, or issues, published in Richmond, with one of those printed in Raleigh, by Strother & Marcom). 12mo. 96, ii pp. Parrish & Willingham 4906 (locating 10 copies): "Possibly printed before the secession of North Carolina" (May 20, 1861). Crandall 2443. OCLC locates nine copies (New York Public, West Point, Georgia, Boston Athenaeum, Duke, North Carolina, Wake Forest, South Carolina, Norfolk Public.). Some browning to text, but a very good copy. Original brown limp cloth (eroded at the lower half of spine. (10244). Item #63803

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