NY: Appleton, 1862. War dated 1862. Hard Bound. 8" X 5 1/2" VG+. Exceptional copy. / None. Item #338
Halleck's manual was first published around 1846 and underwent several publishings.
General Halleck became President Lincoln's chief military consul. His field accomplishments in the Western Theater early in the War were not sterling. He was known as "Old Brains."
This manual is identified with Henry Kip as shown by his signature and an 1862 date on the front gluedown. There were fifteen Henry Kips who served in the War, which one was he is not determined.