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Historical Texts & Other Primary Sources

The Native Oak has worked to recreate a variety of historical texts in a modern published format.  We have aimed to make them as true to the originals as possible while keeping them readily accessible to the modern reader.


"I explored a hell, and it was terror unspeakable"


An evocative look into the terrors and contradictions of the first year of the Great War.

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A collection of military manuals, treatises, and proclamations from the late

18th Century.


A conveniently pocket-sized version of the full  1764 Manual Exercise for reenactors of the American War of Independence.

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