School of the Soldier
The materials included in this portion of this website are to help you learn the structure, skills and customs of the 1860's military. From camp organization to how to clean your musket, there were generally accepted procedures and as we acquire specifics about these subjects, they will be posted for your edification.

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Click Photos above for a larger look at a solder in Civil War Uniform Various ranks and Positions. 1866

For more information from historical sources, check the papers at 

Baxter's (Scott's)
Inf. Manual

             Inf. Manual
Inf. Manual
General Calls on the Bugle
Musket's/Weapons Drill
Knapsack/Blanket Roll Picket Duty & Posting Sentries
Cooking: Home and Field   Quartmaster/and Commissary