A Military Dictionary

A Military Dictionary

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Particularly Adapted to the Use of the Military Institutions of the United States William Duane ... SCALADE.from the French Escalade, a furious attack upon a wall or rampart, contrary to form, and with no regularity, frequently ... SCALE, a right line divided into equal parts, representing miles, fathoms, paces, feet, inches , Sec. used in making plans upon ... A barbarous custom in practice amongst the Indian warriors, of taking off the tops of the scalps of the enemies sculls with their hair on.

Title:A Military Dictionary
Author:William Duane
Publisher: - 1810


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