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Author: Hammond, Charles, 17th cent.
Title: The old English officer, being a necessary looking-glass for a Christian army, or, A fit companion for young souldiers wherein you may behold a perfect, easy, and speedy path to obtain the exercise and discipline of foot, and make soldiers fit for present service ... : with plain directions and good instructions out of sacred and moral histories of worthy commanders, how they should behave themselves in time of peace and war ... / written by Charles Hammond ...
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The old English officer, being a necessary looking-glass for a Christian army, or, A fit companion for young souldiers wherein you may behold a perfect, easy, and speedy path to obtain the exercise and discipline of foot, and make soldiers fit for present service ... : with plain directions and good instructions out of sacred and moral histories of worthy commanders, how they should behave themselves in time of peace and war ... / written by Charles Hammond ...
Hammond, Charles, 17th cent.

[London: s.n., 1679]
Notes:
Place and date of publication from Wing.
Reproduction of original in Bodleian Library.
Subject terms:
Military ethics -- Early works to 1800.
Soldiers -- Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800.
Drill and minor tactics -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A45383.0001.001

Contents
title page
The Epistle.
The Contents of the Chapters.
to the reader
Of the Honourable Calling and Imployment of a Right Soldier.
CHAP. II.
CHAP. III.
CHAP. IV.
CHAP. V.
CHAP. VI.
There is six Orders.
2. Now your second is Facings which I have brought into six, which are necessary and ser∣viceable.
3. Is Doublings.
Directions.
2. Reducement.
4. Is Countermarches.
5. Is Wheelings.
Directions.
6. Is Firings.
For the Pikes, I have reduc't into six.
Six chief and necessary Postures of the Musquet.
There is Six good Instructions for Soldiers to Ob∣serve for Firing well.
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