"For want of this precautionÂ…many Men lose their Arms" Official, Semiofficial, and Unofficial American Artillery Texts, 1775-1815: Part 2

Graves, Donald E.
September 2012
Military Collector & Historian;Fall2012, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p119
The article, part two in a series, discusses American artillery texts, focusing on the period 1795 to 1815. It comments on the introduction of the first official American artillery manuals, training at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, and the War of 1812. The author examines texts by French military adviser Louis de Tousard, Polish general and patriot Andrew Tadeusz Kosciuszko, and American publisher and newspaperman William Duane.


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