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Manuals & Publications

U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. or designated civilian publishers:

  • Manual of the Bayonet – United States Army 1913
  • Riot Duty by Capt. Jas. A. Moss, 24th U.S. Infantry 1911
  • Bayonet Training Manual, School of Arms, Ft. Sill, Oklahoma, Army War College,1918
  • FM 23-25 Basic Field Manual, Bayonet, M1905, 1940, 1943
  • Notes on Bayonet Training, Army War College, 1917, Confidential
  • Description and Rules for the Management of the U.S. Magazine Rifle, Model of 1903, Caliber.30. 1904, 1906, 1908, 1911
  • TM 9-1270, War Department Technical Manual, Ordnance Maintenance, U.S. Rifles, Cal. .30, M1903, M1903A3, and M1903A4, 20 January 1944
  • Basic Field Manual, Volume III, Basic Weapons, Part One, Rifle Company, Chapter 4, Instruction with the Bayonet, 1932
  • Special Edition, Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, with Interpretations by the Recorder of Tactical Boards, Army Navy Journal, 1891
  • The Ship and Gun Drills, U.S. Navy, 1911
  • Field Service Regulations, United States Army, 1914
  • Drill Regulations and Service Manual for Sanitary Troops, United States Army, 1914, and1917 Corrected Changes
  • Cavalry Drill Regulations, United States Army, 1916, and 1917 Corrected Changes
  • Provisional Regulations for Saber Exercise, United States Army, 1908
  • Saber Exercise, United States Army, 1914
  • Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, Revised 1904, 1911, with Corrections 1913, and with Corrections 1918
  • Provisional Small Arms Firing Manual, 1909
  • Rules of Land Warfare, 1914
  • Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Infantry of the United States Army, 1917, and 1917 Corrected Changes

Civilian Publishers:

  • Swords and Sabers of the Armory at Springfield by Burton A. Kellerstedt
  • Collecting Bayonest by J. A. Maddox
  • The American Bayonet by Albert N. Hardin Jr.
  • Light But Efficient by Albert N. Hardin Jr. and Robert W. Hedden
  • Bayonets From Janzen’s Notebook by Jerry L. Janzen
  • U.S. Military Knives Bayonets & Machetes-Book III by M.H. Cole
  • U.S. Military Knives Bayonets & Machetes-Book IV by M.H. Cole
  • American Socket Bayonets and Scabbards by Robert M. Reilly
  • The Military Knife & Bayonet by Homer M. Brett
  • American Military Swords: An Annotated Bibliography by Leonard J. Garigliano
  • The American Sword 1775-1945 by Harold L. Peterson
  • Bayonets, Knives & Scabbards, United States Army Edged Weapons Report, 1917 Thru 1945, Declassified, DoD Directive No. 5200.9, Edited by Frank Trzaska
  • American Military Bayonets of the 20th Century by Gary M. Cunningham
  • Arsenal of Freedom The Springfield Armory 1890-1948 by Lt. Col. William S. Brophy
  • The Springfield 1903 Rifles by Lt. Col. William S. Brophy, USAR, (Ret.)
  • A Collector’s Guide to the ’03 Springfield by Bruce N. Canfield
  • The .45-70 Springfield by Albert J. Fraska, Ph.D. and Robert H. Hill
  • The .45-70 Springfield-Book II by Albert J. Fraska, Ph.D.
  • U.S. Martial Web Belts and Bandoliers: 1903-1981 by R. Stephen Dorsey
  • American Military Belts and Related Equipment by R. Stephen Dorsey