Manual of Bayonet Exercise: Prepared for the Use of the Army of the United States
by McClellan, George B.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott and Co.. Good. 1856. First Edition; Later Printing. Brown boards with blind embossed eagle front and back with fading gilt title on spine. Some loss at head and foot of spine. Rubbed through on corners. Previous owners name and scribbles in pencil to first endpaper. Last endpaper missing. Second front endpaper has 4" closed tear. Light foxing throughout and to edges. Complete with 24 plates of bright white stock. Plates show various bayonet moves and exercises as explained by McClellan in the text. Written when McClellan was a captain with the U. S. Corps of Engineers. Probable first edition, later printing. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 106 pp . (Inventory #: 012283)
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