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Major Duane
09-25-2006, 08:58 PM
I recently saw a repro of the US Field Manual for Engineers at a sutler. I can't remember the name of the manual or the sutler.

Does anyone know of to what I am referring and a possible source? Sorry to be so vague. I think it was actually written by Major James Duane. Ironic question, huh?

Thanks,

John Adams

Rob
09-25-2006, 09:19 PM
Duane, J. C., Manual for Engineer Troops (1862)

http://www.fcsutler.com/fcbooks01.asp

$15.00.

Kevin O'Beirne
09-26-2006, 11:27 AM
You may also find the online texts here of some interest in this area of study:

http://civilwarfortifications.com/library/library.html

That website is a tremendous resource that is probably under-utilized by reenactors.

Rob
09-26-2006, 04:43 PM
I ran across that site last night. It definitely is worth a longer look.