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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 413 pages of information about Elements of Military Art and Science.

Defense d’Ancone. Mangourit.

Fortification. Marolois.

Siege de Turin. Mengin.

Recherches sur l’art defensif, &c.  Michaloz.

La fortification de campagne, &c.  Miller.

L’art defensif, &c.  Montalembert.

Journaux des sieges de Flandre.

Relations des sieges en Europe, &c, Musset-Fathay.  A very valuable and interesting work.

Relation du siege de Metz.

Relation du siege d’Anvers.

Les sieges de Jaffa et de St. Jean d’Acre.

Les sieges de Saragosse et de Tortose. Rogniat.

Siege de Dantzick. Sainte-Susanne.

Memoire sur la fortification permanente.—­Sea.

Le siege de Constantine.

Elemens de fortification. Trincano.

Des places fortes. Valaze.

Essay on Military Bridges.Douglas.  A valuable work.

Guide du pontonier. Drieu.

Memoire sur la guerre souterraine. Contele.

Traite des mines. Etienne.

Traite de l’art du mineur. Geuss.

Traite de fortification souterraine. Gillot.

Traite pratique et theorique des mines. Lebrun.

Nouveau traite des mines, &c.  Prudhomme.

Manuel du sapeur. Used in the French service.

Manuel du mineur. " “”

Manuel du pontonier. " “”

Essay on Field Fortifications. Pleydell.

Elements of Field Fortifications. Lochee.

Relation du siege de Grave et Mayence.

Sieges de Genes. Thiebault.

Traite de fortification souterraine. Mouze.

Militairische Mittheilungen. Xilander.

Die Befestigung der Statten. Hauser.

Abhandlung ueber die Befestigungskunst,&c.  Hauser

Versuch ueber die Verschanzungskunst. Muller.

Course of Elementary Fortification. Pasley.  This is a work of much detail—­useful, no doubt, to an uneducated engineer soldier, but to an officer at all acquainted with his profession, it must seem ridiculously minute.

To the above list might be added a long list of books on that branch of the engineer’s art called constructions; but as this part of the profession is, in some degree, common both to the civil and military engineer, it is not deemed necessary to include works of this character in a list of books strictly military.]

CHAPTER XV.

MILITARY EDUCATION APPOINTMENT AND PROMOTION.

With the Romans, six years’ instruction was required to make a soldier; and so great importance did these ancient conquerors of the world attach to military education and discipline, that the very name of their army was derived from the verb to practise.

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