Historical combat treatises online

Those interested in finding primary sources for historical combatant, including period a period artillery manual, will wish to visit the website for the Raymond J. Lord Collection, a digital archive of "historical combat treatises dating primarily from the Renaissance."

From the website:

The Raymond J. Lord Collection is a digital archive of historical combat treatises dating primarily from the Renaissance. These resources are provided free of charge to the public in order to aid both scholars and practitioners in their research.

Within the Collection you will find a list of currently available items. These are arranged chronologically with author, title and date. Each entry is a link to a PDF document which you may download or view in your browser (depending on your browser configuration). Many items are large (10MB or more) so they may take some time to download.