Printed and bound in booklet form; a small but seemingly comprehensive orders for the Maryland Militia.
This small imprint from Baltimore, dated September 4, 1821, is the BRIGADE ORDER- THIRD BRIGADE, M. M. Issued to the Maryland militia of the 3rd Brigade, 17 pages, folded and bound with thread. Contains information relative to various subjects; FORMATION OF A REGIMENT IN ORDER OF BATTLE OR LINE, SITUATIONS FOR FIELD OFFICERS AND REGIMENTAL STAFF IN LINE, POSTS OF THE DRUMMERS AND MUSICIANS IN LINE, COLOURS AND COLOUR -GUARD, TO CLOSE RANKS, LOADING AND FIRINGS, and a host more.
Authorized by the Brigade commander, Brigadier General William McDonald, with printed signature of J.G. Davis, Brigade Major.
Ink stain on front page, (never had wraps), overall in fine condition.