Vol. VIII, Episode 11
Successive Formations - Civil War Drill
Today, we're at Historic Fort Wayne in Detroit, Michigan with Will to talk about a specific manuever in Civil War era drill, known as successive formations.
Here are the period manuals that we used as reference material for this episode for your reading pleasure!
Infantry Tactics: School of the Soldier and Company - Winfield Scott (1835)
Rifle and Light Infantry Tactics - William J. Hardee (1855)
Manual Instruction for the Volunteers and Militia of the Confederate States - William Gilham (1861)
Manual Instruction for the Volunteers and Militia of the United States - William Gilham (1861)
Infantry Tactics - Silas Casey (1862)
Special Thank You!
CWDD would like to give a special thanks to Historic Fort Wayne Coalition for allowing us
to film on location and to also thank the 125th OVI Fife & Drum Corps for the use of their music.
Historic Fort Wayne Coalition
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