Training & Impressions
- Drill Network
A great site for online drill manuals and other related information. Pretty exhaustive.
The Battalion's musket/rifle operation and safety certification form can be found by clicking here.
- CSA School of the Guides 1862
- DOC Color Guard
- US Militia School of the Guides 1862
- Battalion Drill Manual AOT 2nd Ed.
- Duffield's School of Brigade and Evolutions of the Division 1862
Great instructional video showing the basic steps to "Load in Nine Times":
A much needed instructional video showing how to stack arms according to Hardee's Revised Manual. Gives detailed steps and shows it done from different angles:
A brief video demonstrating most aspects of Hardee's Revised Manual of Arms:
Moving a unit onto the field by sucssessive formations:
Resources to Help Improve Impressions
Campaigning in the Wet and Cold
Cooking in the Field
A Playlist of 20+ Videos on how to prepare rations in camp and garrison:
A very well made video demonstrating the proper way to salute as a Civil War soldier:
Understanding Civil War Tactics
Why did Civil War soldiers fight in lines?