Service Manual for the Newly Appointed commissioned Officers and the Rank and File of the Army as Compiled from Army Regulations, the Articles of War, and the Customs of the Service
by Wallen, Henry D. (Bvt. Brigadier-General United States Army and Commander of the General Service Depot, Fort Columbus, New York Harbor)
New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1869. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo. , 174pp., pp publisher advertisements, . Book includes service forms but no illustrations. Red pebble cloth hardcover with gilt title on spine. Light shelf wear and fading to red cloth. Light toning to contents. A very good copy. On the front blank end sheet the previous owner, Lieutenant O.H. Dockery Jr. 3rd U.S. Infantry, stamped his name twice and wrote "Dont Steal this good book of O H Dockery 3rd Inf - USA." Dockery also wrote the same inscription on page 168. His name is stamped on the rear blank end sheet with some hand written "Rules of conduct". Dockery's name is also written on the rear paste down. Lt. Oliver Hart Dockery graduated from North Carolina in 1895 and served in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War in 1898.
(Inventory #: 8532)
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