The great Civil War of 1642-6 was one of the most formative periods in British history. Many books have been written concerning the course of the war but this is the firt to explore in depth the lot of the common soldier - how he was trained, clothed, equipped, fed and paid; how he amused himself, was disciplined and cared for medically. In addition, the author's wide-ranging scrutiny takes in such matters as soldiers' songs and martial music, sieges, personages, uniforms, pensions and punishments. The drill and establishment for artillery, cavalry, pike and musketeers has a chapter to itself, while in another the various types of minor actions are described with examples.
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Book Description Allen & Unwin, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0049421247
Book Description Allen & Unwin, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0049421247