Elements of Military Art and Science
by Henry Wager Halleck
Publisher: D. Appleton & co 1862
This is a work on Military tactics from an American Civil War General renowned for his cautiousness and belief in thorough preparations and defensiveness over quick, aggressive action. Adapted to the use of volunteers and militia.
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