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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionChicago Historical Society: James Wilkinson Papers (no image)
Document Information
Date [not available]
Author Name George Hamilton (primary)
Recipient Name Unknown Author (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses length and speed of marching steps of troops; discusses foreign armies.
Document Format Letter, Type Undetermined
Document Notes No image. Document partly illegible.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups unknown; George Hamilton; ;
Related Places Great Britain; France; ;
Keywords velocity of the step; forceful standard; pace; fatigue; short man; tall man; man of middle stature; average step; experiments; habitual to troops; variety of circumstances; slow movement; length of the step ought not to be proportioned to the speed; varieties in the speed of the step; service of the field; feet french; inches English; tacticians agree that a proper regulation of the length and speed of the step is of prime importance in a system of tactics; ;
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