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Formation and Disposition of a Regiment of Infantry.

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PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
Document Information
Date December 1799
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Instructions for the formation and disposition of a regiment of infantry. Describes the number of battalions, divisions, companies, platoons, sections, and squads. Gives the station for officers and non-commissioned officers in order of battle.
Document Format Printed transcription/modern copy of Document
Document Notes Published in Syrett, vol. 24, 140-142.
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; Regiment of Infantry; captain; officers; lieutenant; colonel rear officers; ;
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Keywords regiment; battalion; division; company; platoon; squad; section; flank company; war establishment; relative rank of the several captains; order of battle; twenty paces behind the line; paces; reviews of parade; ;
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