Cavalry tactics or, Regulations for the instruction, formations, and movements of the cavalry of the Army and volunteers of the United States. by Cooke, Philip St. George

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  • United States. -- Army. -- Cavalry -- Drill and tactics.

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SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 14497.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxiv, 217, 96, 12 p.
Number of Pages217
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Open LibraryOL17552197M

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