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Re: deployment of light troops with a column/advanced guard

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  • buffssgt
    Thanks Mark, much appreciated. It will be interesting to see in a complete form. Josh Wingler ... Light Infantry, and instructions for their conduct in the
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      Thanks Mark, much appreciated.

      It will be interesting to see in a complete form.

      Josh Wingler

      --- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "Mark Dickerson" <mdickerson1@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > It comes from the book "Regulations for Exercise of Riflemen and
      Light Infantry, and instructions for their conduct in the field",
      London, Printed for the War Office, 1799. It was written by "a
      German Officer of distiction, and much military experience {and} has
      been perused by his Royal Highness the commander in Chief...", Horse
      Guards, 1st August 1798.
      >
      > I assume the author is Francis DeRottenburg.
      >
      > Mark Dickerson
      >
      >
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