Circular No. 5, of 1888, Department of the Platte. Manual of Guard Duty [cover title]. Nebraska, Military.
Circular No. 5, of 1888, Department of the Platte. Manual of Guard Duty [cover title]

Circular No. 5, of 1888, Department of the Platte. Manual of Guard Duty [cover title]

Omaha: 1888. 66pp., plus errata leaf. Original printed wrappers. Spine edges chipped ; corners worn; light wear to edges. Contemporary ownership inscriptionLight tanning, otherwise internally clean. About very good. Item #1363

Scarce printing of nearly four hundred rules for the correct commission of military guard duty for soldiers in units of the Department of the Platte. Covers proper procedures for flagging, guarding prisoners, acting as sentry, patrolling, and much more. Also a scarce Nebraska imprint; we locate three copies, at the University of Oregon, Brigham Young, and the U.S. Army War College.

Price: $400.00

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