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Results from Marching Experiments

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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 June 27, 1800
Author Name John Francis Hamtramck (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary Details on various trials performed to obtain proper marching technique. Weights of knapsacks, steps/minute, type of arms, etc. are provided. Gives recommendation.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; John F Hamtramck; soldiers; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; camp; New York; ;
Keywords arms; knapsack; pendulum; bayonet; ;
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