Next Volume of the Muzzle-Loading Artillery Series Released


The Ebook version of the next drill manual from the acclaimed Muzzle Loading Artillery Series: Muzzle Loading Artillery Drills Part 1: Field Artillery Drills is now available for purchase!

This Ebook contains the Field Artillery Drills for rifled and smoothbore cannons which was developed for the Loyal Train of Artillery Chapter of the United States Field Artillery Association’s (LTAC-USFAA) “School of the Piece,” and joins the Muzzle Loading Artillery Drills Part 6: Field Artillery Battery Leadership, Volume 1: Muzzle-Loading Artillery Drill Manual, and the Bundled Set of the Three Muzzle-Loading Articles already available.

This Ebook is priced at $9.99 USD and is available in the Store section at Artillery Publication ( in PDF format. The Ebook is also available via Google Books for the same price.

This Ebook is the fourth of 14 publications that will be available via over the coming months. Artillery Publications, a joint venture between Professional Publishing Press and myself, is working to become the premier source for artillery books, presentations, research papers, articles, histories, etc.

We are looking for people to join our community of published artillery authors. If you have original content about artillery from any time period that you’ve been thinking about publishing please contact me.


About wbspeirjr

Award-winning author William Speir was born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1962. His first published work is the 2015 "Muzzle-Loading Artillery for Reenactors." In addition to his artillery manual, William has published 19 novels, including a 9-book action-adventure series ("The Knights of the Saltire Series"), five historical novels ("King’s Ransom," "The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson," "Nicaea - The Rise of the Imperial Church," "Arthur, King," and "The Besieged Pharaoh"), one fantasy novel ("The Kingstone of Airmid"), one science fiction novel ("The Olympium of Bacchus 12"), one geo-political thriller ("The Trinity Gambit"), and a stand-alone action-adventure novel ("Shiko Unleashed"). William is a 5-time Royal Palm Literary Award winner: 2014 Second Place Unpublished Historical Fiction for "King’s Ransom," 2015 Second Place Unpublished Historical Fiction for "The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson," 2017 Second Place Published Historical Fiction for "Arthur, King," 2017 First Place Published Historical Fiction for "Nicaea - The Rise of the Imperial Church," and 2017 First Place Published Science Fiction for "The Olympium of Bacchus 12." William currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Progressive Rising Phoenix Press, LLC. For more information about William Speir, please visit his website at
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