34637Re: [War Of 1812] British Drill Manual
- Jan 11, 2008Not really the same drill, but it didn't really change much. They added a
few things to it, but most of the wording is identical!
BTW I have sent your Cpl a copy of the 1807 drill manual so bug him for it!!
The King's Press http://www.kingspress.com/ doesn't sell it, but maybe if
there was enough interest they would bind one?
>From: "sgtsalmo" <sgtsalmo@...>
>Thank you for the response. I have a cerlox bound copy but I am a
>sucker for hard bound books.
>I recognise that a British pvt in 19th century would not have had
>his nose in a drill manual, but my couriosity on the how's and why's
>just gets the better of me. I am also one of the rare breed that
>enjoys drill - just ask my pards in Civil War (I am their 1st
>sergeant). Perfection in drill makes for a better impression.
>Is the 1834 edition that you have, the same drill but just published
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