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Manuals for Infantry and Artillery

Steuben's Manual of Arms - (New Edition 1807): Regulations for the order and discipline of the troops of the United States by Baron De Steuben. This is a Google e_book.

Colonel Alexander Smyth's Manual of Arms - 1812: Supplement for the REGULATION FOR THE FIELD EXERCISE, MANOEUVRES, AND CONDUCT OF THE INFANTRY OF THE UNITED STATES.

Major Amos Stoddard's Artillery Manual for 4 and 6 POUNDERS - 1812: EXERCISE FOR GARRISON AND FIELD ORDINANCE TOGETHER WITH MANEUVERS FOR FIELD ARTILLERY, 4 AND 6 POUND.

Major Amos Stoddard's Artillery Manual for 42, 22, 24 and 18 POUNDERS - 1812: EXERCISE FOR GARRISON AND FIELD ORDINANCE TOGETHER WITH MANEUVERS FOR 42, 22, 24 and 18 POUNDERS mounted in Garrison on Carriages of Four Wheel Trucks.

Toussards Artillery Manual - 1809: American Artillerists Companion or Elements of Artillery. This is a Google e_book.

Books

Seaway Trail Guide to the War of 1812 by Patrick Wilder

Online Resources

Pictoral Field-Book Of The War Of 1812: By Benson J. Lossing - 1869, extensive narritive of the causes leading up to the War of 1812 and what happened during the war.

The Napoleon Series: Extensive online research on the Napoleonic War period.

The War of 1812 Magazine: Online magazine devoted to the War of 1812. To access issues you need to scroll down to the bottom and toggle the drop down list that says "The War of 1812 Magazine".

Field Artillery of the War of 1812: Equipment, Organization, Tactics and Effectiveness: Taken from the online War of 1812 Magazine.

"For want of this precaution ... many Men lose their Arms:" Official, Semi-Official and Unofficial American Artillery Texts, 1775-1815: An introduction to a series of articles by Donald E. Graves on American Artillery from the Revolutionary War to the War of 1812.

"For want of this precaution ... many Men lose their Arms" Official, Semi-Official and Unofficial American Artillery Texts, 1775-1815: Part 2: Early Days: American Artillery Literature to 1779 - article by Donald E. Graves.

"For want of this precaution ... many Men lose their Arms" Official, Semi-Official and Unofficial American Artillery Texts, 1775-1815: Part 3: "The mysteries of the school at Woolwich:" Royal Artillery Training and Texts, c. 1750-1850 - article by Donald E. Graves.

"For want of this precaution ... so many Men lose their Arms:" Official, Semi-Official and Unofficial American Artillery Texts, 1775-1815: Part 4: "Rouges et bleus:" The French Artillery and its Literature, 1700-1800 - article by Donald E. Graves.

"For want of this precaution so many Men lose their Arms:" Official, Semi-Official and Unofficial American Artillery Texts, 1775-1815: Part 5: Theory versus Practice: The American Artillery, 1779-1799 - article by Donald E. Graves.

"For want of this precaution so many Men lose their Arms:" Official, Semi-Official and Unofficial American Artillery Texts, 1775-1815: Part 6: The Beginning of French Influence: De Scheel's Treatise and the Founding of West Point, 1795-1802 - article by Donald E. Graves.

"For want of this precaution so many Men lose their Arms:" Official, Semi-Official and Unofficial American Artillery Texts, 1775-1815: Part 7: The United States Military Philosophical Society and Kosciuszko's Manoeuvres, 1802-1808 - article by Donald E. Graves.

"For want of this precaution so many Men lose their Arms:" Official, Semi-Official and Unofficial American Artillery Texts, 1775-1815: Part 8: The Flood Tide of French Influence: The Work of Tousard and Duane, 1807-1810 - article by Donald E. Graves.

"For want of this precaution so many Men lose their Arms:" Official, Semi-Official and Unofficial American Artillery Texts, 1775-1815: Part 9: The First Official Artillery Manuals, 1810-1812 - article by Donald E. Graves.

"For want of this precaution so many Men lose their Arms:" Official, Semi-Official and Unofficial American Artillery Texts, 1775-1815: Part 10: And so to War, 1812-1815 - article by Donald E. Graves.

The War of 1812 Website:

War of 1812 Units

Fort McHenry Guards: Living history at the Fort McHenry National Park.

19th US Regiment of Infantry - Capt. Angus Langham's Company:

1st Regiment Volunteers

Sutler's

C & D Jarnigan: Offers 18th c clothing and accessories.

Jas. Townsend: Mr. Townsend and company offers a wide selection of 18th c. and early 19th c. goods.

Avalon Forge: Variety of goods for the military reenactor. Also well researched replica tools such as axes, shovels and fascine knives.

LePierre Leather Goods: Variety of leather goods for reenactors.

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