Official War Office manual setting out a ‘uniform system of field-exercise and movement, founded on just and true principles’ introduced for the British army in 1792, a time of mounting alarm at the
French revolution that was about to plunge Europe into two decades of war. The book covers the entire gamut of military manoevres from platoon upwards – including the formation of the famous British squares- and is an invaluable addition to the library of any enthusiast of 18th or 18th century warfarfe, as well as to re-enactors and war-gamers. The detailed text is accompanied by endpaper diagrams of the manoevres described.
RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE FORMATIONS, FIELD-EXERCISE AND MOVEMENTS OF HIS MAJESTY’S FORCES (1792)
Official War Office manual setting out the new system of uniform field exercises and movements for the British army that was introduced in 1792.