Kelton, Lieut. J.C. A New Manual of the Bayonet, for the Army and Militia of the United States. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1862. 16mo, red embossed cloth with gilt-lettered spine and gilt illustration of a soldier wielding a bayonet on front cover, 108pp plus 28pp of pull-out demonstrative illustrations. Ink and pencil inscribed Chas. E. Reck, 90th O.V.Infantry and William Felton / Adjt, 90th O.V.I. on front pastedown and flyleaf.
Condition: Wear consistent with being carried throughout the war, including worn corners, scattered stains, light foxing, but the leaves, pull-outs, and bindings are still in very good condition.