The 1862 Army Officer's Pocket Companion: A Manual for Staff Officers in the Field Inscribed to Captain Philip Jacob Schopp of the 75th PA Infantry Regiment was Comprised of German Immigrants Later Promoted to Colonel - Inventory Number: HIS 158 / SOLD
Wonderful condition describes all the information commanders and staff officers need to know about "how the army works." Includes command organization and administration; principles of employment of infantry, cavalry, artillery, engineers, and signal; logistics (ordinance, quartermaster, transportation, subsistence, and medical); movement of armies; camps and bivouacs; reconnaissance and patrols; order of battle for attack, defense, siege, and retreat; and use of field fortifications, obstacles, spies, and agents. Also included is information on promotions, courts-martial, military honors, and even cooking and the design and use of field ovens.
Philip Jacob Schupp - Residence Philadelphia PA; Enlisted on 8/27/1861 as a Captain. On 8/27/1861 he was commissioned into "D" Co. PA 75th Infantry. He was discharged for promotion on 5/16/1862. On 5/16/1862 he was commissioned into US Volunteers Adjutant Genl Dept. He was discharged for promotion on 9/13/1862. On 9/14/1862 he was commissioned into Field & Staff PA 75th Infantry. He was discharged on 11/7/1862. Promotions: Capt 5/16/1862 (Captain & Asst Adjutant General). Colonel 9/14/1862 (As of 75th PA Infantry). Other Information: Born in Germany.
Inventory Number: HIS 158 / SOLD