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The 1862 Army Officer's Pocket Companion: A Manual for Staff Officers in the Field

by Craighill, William P.
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Retail Price: $19.95
Issue: Spring 2003
ISBN: 0811700208

William P. Craighill, a West Point professor, wrote this guidebook in 1861 to assist officers in managing the rapidly growing armed forces. This fully indexed re-issue addresses the employment of units, logistical procedures, honors and ceremonies, and more.

review of The 1862 Army Officer's Pocket Companion: A Manual for Staff Officers in the Field, by Craighill, William P., Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2003).