New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1865. First edition. Hard Cover. Octavo. 134pp Red cloth. Gilt lettering to cover. Signed "with author's regards" on front free endpaper. Small stain on front cover. (small finger size) and four small stains on back cover. Binding tight. A couple of pages some some small creasing near edge. good. Item #45235
Following the Civil War, General Lippitt wrote four military books, A Treatise on the Tactical Use of The Three Arms, Infantry, Artillery, and Cavalry in 1865, A treatise on intrenchments in 1866, The Special Operations of War: comprising the forcing and defence of defiles; the forcing and defence of rivers in retreat; the attack and defence of open towns and villages; the conduct of detachments for special purposes; and notes on tactical operations in sieges in 1868, and Field service in war: Comprising marches, camps and cantonments, outposts, convoys, reconnaissances, foraging, and notes on logistics in 1869.