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Military Literature of the South.Some time ago the New York Herald referred to the high standard of military publications in the South, and noticed Colonel Gilham's ‘"Manual for Volunteers"’ as one of the best military texts in the country. We have other military authors of the South, whose works afford a complete library for the soldier. All these principal works have been brought out in the most creditable style by Messrs. West & Johnston, of this city, who have taken, by their industry and patriotic liberality, the position of the leading military publishers of the South. The following list of Southern military works, published by this firm, is an instance most only of commendable business enterprise, but is interesting as an exhibition of the military genius and talent in the South, so far as it has been illustrated by authorship ! Colonel William Gilham's Manual for Volunteers and Militia. Cumholm's Manual of Military Surgery. Colonel William Gilham's Field Artillery. Adjutant-General Cooper's Artillery Praction. Capt's Bayonet Exercise and Skirmisher's Drill. Southern Military Manual. Confederate States Army Regulations. Reese's Cavalry Drill. Ordnance Manual by Major Mordecai, of North Carolina. Lab's Volunteer Hand-Book. Of the latter work twenty-five thousand copies have been sold within a period of twelve months. In addition to the above 1st Messrs. West & Johnston have recruit ‘"Roberts (U. S.) Hand-Book of Artillery,"’ and have now in press the magnificent military work of ‘"Mahan's Field Fornications,"’ with all the places, to be ready early next month. All of these books have been rotten up in the best style, and at great expense; and by the publishing enterprise of Messrs. West & Johnston, there is offered to the large classes of military students, and Tuesday in the South, one of the complement Him assist libraries fright in this on the excitement and first of war.
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