Volunteers have always been a feature of Britain’s armed forces – from the Saxon Housecarls to the Home Guard. The Victorian period saw a particular upsurge in Volunteers and Yeomanry Units, which had the effect of freeing Britain’s small professional army from home duties to garrison the far-flung Empire. This booklet sums up standard procedures for drill and rifle musketry taught to the volunteers. Its aim is simplicity – so that the rudiments can be imparted in the shortest possible time.
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2008 N & M Press reprint of 1860 original edition. SB. 68pp Illustrated