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[Conference Program for the Infantry School in Fort Benning, Georgia]

Description: Program given to those in attendance at a military conference at Fort Benning, Georgia; the subject of the conference was the "Principles of War." The document starts with instructions for the students, and then gives an outline of what is to come followed by the bulk of the program containing the different discussion sections: "Introduction, The Principles of War, Objective, Offensive, Maneuver, Mass, Economy of Force, Unity of Command, Simplicity, Surprise, Security, Summary."
Date: March 23, 1956
Creator: United States. Army.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Instructions for Ordnance Officers and Acting Ordnance Officers at Headquarters of Departments, Armies, Divisions, Brigades, or Districts.

Description: Circular from the War Department containing "General Orders No. 193" to perfect organizing the services of the Ordnance Department, as connected with Armies in the field and the Military Departments, and at the same time securing for that Department the services of a body efficient officers, trained to its special duties. The document includes 10 orders sent by Secretary of War E. D. Townsend as well as the specific orders of George D. Ramsay to complete the orders of Townsend. Two forms are printed at the end of the circular: Form No. 31 (b), Monthly Report of Ordnance and Acting Ordnance Officers on duty; and Form No. 31 (c), Quarterly Report of Officers responsible for Ordnance Property.
Date: May 23, 1864
Creator: Ramsay, George D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections