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The 1865 Customs of Service for Officers of the Army:
A Handbook of the Duties of Each Grade, Lt. To Lt. General

by Kautz, August V.
Publisher: Stackpole
Retail Price: $15.95
Issue: Fall 2002
ISBN: 0811700062

What does a Brevet Second Lieutenant do? This reprint of Union Captain August V. Kautz's handbook of rank responsibilities answers that question and more. In this compendium, he also outlines codes of military justice, retiring guidelines for commissioned officers, and duties of councils and boards. This work presents a contemporary perspective on what was expected of Civil War soldiers.

review of The 1865 Customs of Service for Officers of the Army:
A Handbook of the Duties of Each Grade, Lt. To Lt. General
, by Kautz, August V., Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2002).