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Baron von Steuben and his Regulations

Joseph R. Riling

Baron von Steuben and his Regulations

by Joseph R. Riling

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Published by R. Riling Arms Books Co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Army -- Regulations.,
  • United States. Army. Infantry -- Drill and tactics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joseph R. Riling. Foreword by Frederick P. Todd.
    ContributionsSteuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794., United States. Continental Army. Inspector General., United States. Continental Army.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUB501 1966
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 32, 154 p.
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5993757M
    LC Control Number66025167

      Von Steuben was poorly suited to dealing with the people of Virginia and the relationship eventually deteriorated to such a degree that Von Steuben had his men remove the Continental arms and ammunition from harm’s way (Simcoe’s Rangers) but leave the state of Virginia’s military stores open for the British to : Michael Schellhammer. Results of Steuben’s efforts were shown in the next campaign, the Battle of Monmouth (Jun), where he rallied the disordered and retreating troops of General Charles Lee. During the winter of - 79, General von Steuben wrote his Blue Book, published as Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States.

    Valley Forge as a new volunteer from Prussia. For years historians believed that his title “Baron von Steuben,” was a fabrication composed to impress the Americans, but according to historian Paul Lockhart, his family name actually included the noble “von” moniker and he truly was a Size: KB. Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, Doolittle, Amos, , engraver Publication: Printed at Exeter [N.H.]: By Henry Ranlet, & sold at his office, MDCCXCIV [] Language(s): English Format: Text Subject(s): Military Personnel -- legislation & jurisprudence Military Medicine United States Genre(s.

    Facsimile of extremely rare edition of von Steuben's basic manual of military training and procedure — the official U.S. military guide until Invaluable reference for historians, military buffs details drill and field service regulations: formation of a company, marching, firings, inspection, much more. Publisher's Note. 8 black-and-white illustrations.   BARON VON STEUBEN: Valley Forge, Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the troops of the United States – The year was ; yet, although we phrase things differently today, there is little we can add to the doughty Baron’s instructions for Sergeants and Corporals.


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Baron von Steuben and his Regulations, by Joseph R Riling and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Baron von Steuben, also called Frederick William, Freiherr von Steuben, in full Frederick William Augustus, Freiherr von Steuben, original name Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin von Steuben, (born SeptemMagdeburg, Prussia [Germany]—died Novemnear Remsen, New York, U.S.), German officer who served the cause of U.S.

independence by converting the. Compiled by Baron de Steuben, inspector general of the Continental Army, and assisted by François-Louis Teissèydre. Illustrations drawn by Pierre L'Enfant. Errata note, p. "Explanation of the plates."--p. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

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Shortly thereafter, von Steuben began using the title "baron." With the prince short on funds, he accompanied him to France in with the hope of securing a loan. Unsuccessful, they returned to Germany where through the early s von Steuben remained in Hodenzollern-Hechingen despite the prince's increasing decaying financial position.

Von Steuben's drill manual is of extrordinary importance for several reasons. At the shallowest level, it is a primary source for Revolutionary War and War of reenactors.

For 34 years, () this was THE book for the U.S. Army, so any reenactor interested in this period should start by: 3. Regulations for the order and discipline of the troops of the United States: to which is added, an appendix, containing the United States militia act, passed in Congress, May, ; and the act for forming and regulating the militia in New-Hampshire by United States.

Baron Friedrich Wilhelm Augustus von Steuben was born on Septemin the fortress town of Magdeburg in Prussia but spent most of the first decade of his life in Russia with his father. At age 10 he returned to Germany and attended more formal schooling. Inat 17, von Steuben enlisted in the Prussian army as a lance-corporal.

Includes a "Check List of Von Steuben Regulations" "as a useful tool and as a guide to the numerous editions of the Regulations in its various forms" (pages of first count). Description: xii, 32, pages: illustrations (some folded), facsimiles ; 20 cm.

It was Steuben serving in Washington's headquarters in the summer of who was the first to report the enemy was heading for Monmouth. During the winter ofSteuben prepared "Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States," also known as the "Blue Book." It's basis was the plan he devised at Valley Forge.

Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben was a Prussian Army officer who volunteered to come to the American colonies and serve as inspector general for the Continental Army. His book, entitled Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States would become the standard U.S.

Army drill manual through   Baron Friedrich von Steuben was known for his bravery and the discipline and grit he brought to the American troops. Gay men have always been Author: Erin Blakemore.

In Baron von Steuben. That winter he wrote Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States, which soon became the “blue book” for the entire army and served as the country’s official military guide until On Washington’s recommendation, in MaySteuben was appointed inspector general of Read More.

Steuben also increased the army's ability to deploy by changing the practice of marching single file to marching in columns of four. Baron von Steuben's influence also extended beyond the war through his Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of.

His name was Frederick William Augustus, Baron Von Steuben. In his Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States he single-handedly gave the structure, texture, and inspiration to the Continental Army that enabled it to meet numerically superior enemies, and triumph over them.

Moreover, his influence over the. Baron von Steuben was born in the fortress town of Magdeburg on Septemthe son of Royal Prussian Engineer, Capt. Baron Wilhelm von Steuben, and his wife, Elizabeth von Jagvodin. When his father entered the service of Empress Anna, young Friedrich came with him to the Crimea and then to Kronstadt, staying until the Russian war.

I n February Frederick William Augustus, Baron von Steuben (or de Stuben), bearing a letter of recommendation from Benjamin Franklin, offered his services to General George Washington at the Continental Army's Valley Forge encampment. Having gained his military experience in the Prussian army during the Seven Years' War (), Steuben quickly gained the respect and confidence not.

As gratitude for his wartime contributions, New York State deeded him a large parcel of land in and congress granted von Steuben a life annuity in He spent his summers at his two room log house on the site until his large manor house could be built.

Steuben also planned on. A decade past his service as a captain in the Prussian army, von Steuben, 47, filled his letters home with tall tales about his glorious reception in America.

But the baron’s skills were real. Baron von Steuben and his Regulations, by Joseph R Riling. Riling Arms Books Co, Hardcover. Very Good. Very good+ hardcover. No DJ. In slip case. Full of fold-outs. Pages are clean and unmarked. Covers show very minor shelf wear. Binding is tight, hinges strong.

Slip case shows edge wear with rubbing.; % Satisfaction Guaranteed!. - The Drillmaster of Valley Forge: The Baron de Steuben and the Making of the American Army.

Author: Paul Lockhart. pages. I have long had an affinity for von Steuben which was kindled by the article: BARON VON STEUBEN AND THE TRAINING OF ARMIES in Military Review MAY/5.Baron von Steuben and his Regulations, by Joseph R.

Riling. Foreword by Frederick P. Todd R. Riling Arms Books Co Philadelphia Australian/Harvard Citation. Riling, Joseph R. & Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin. & United States. Continental Army. Inspector General. & United States. Continental Army. Later that year, Von Steuben began organizing his ideas intoVon Steuben's publication, "Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States," was ready to.