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Manual of Instruction for the Volunteers and Militia of the Confederate States
No preview available - 2015
adjutant advance arms arrive battalion break captain commands carriages cause cavalry chiefs of platoon chiefs of sections chiefs of squadron colonel commands column with distance command guide command halt command march commands are repeated commands front commence continue to march detachments direction division executed as prescribed face file-closers fire form in battery fours fourth platoon front into line front rank gait gallop guard Guide left Guide right gunner half battery half wheel instructor commands inverse means left hand lieutenant-colonel limber line of battle mands marching in column marching in line movement is executed moves forward non-commissioned officers opposite pass piece pivot platoon commands position principles rear rank rein back resume right hand right in front right or left Right—Dress sabre second command Second motion second platoon section commands sentinels sergeant shoulder six paces skirmishers squad squadron commands troop marching troopers trot turn walk yards
Page 552 - No sutler shall be permitted to sell any kind of liquors or victuals, or to keep their houses or shops open for the entertainment of soldiers, after nine at night, or before the beating of the reveille, or upon Sundays, during divine service or sermon, on the penalty of being dismissed from all future sutling.
Page 548 - Any officer, non-commissioned officer, or soldier, who, being present at any mutiny or sedition, does not use his utmost endeavor to suppress the same, or, coming to the knowledge of any intended mutiny, does not, without delay, give information thereof to his commanding officer, shall be punished by the sentence of a court-martial with death, or otherwise, according to the nature of his offence.
Page 552 - States, he, the said commander, who shall refuse or omit to see justice done to the offender or offenders, and reparation made to the party or parties injured, as far as part of the offender's pay shall enable him or them, shall, upon proof thereof, be cashiered, or otherwise punished, as a general court-martial shall direct. " Art. 33. When any commissioned officer or soldier...
Page 550 - Any officer who shall presume to muster a person as a soldier who is not a soldier, shall be deemed guilty of having made a false muster, and shall suffer accordingly.
Page 86 - Third motion.) Reverse the piece, pass it under the left arm, the left hand remaining at the lower band, the thumb on the rammer to prevent it from sliding out, the little finger resting against the hip, the right hand falling at the same time by the side.
Page 553 - ... or through neglect, suffered any of the provisions, forage, arms, clothing, ammunition, or other military stores belonging to the United States to be spoiled or damaged, shall, at his own expense, make good the loss or damage, and shall, moreover, forfeit all his pay, and be dismissed from the service. ART. 37. Any non-commissioned officer or soldier who shall be convicted at a regimental court-martial of having sold, or designedly, or through neglect, wasted the ammunition delivered...
Page 82 - Turn the rammer, the head of the rammer passing near the left shoulder, and insert it in the pipes until the right hand reaches the muzzle, the nails to the front.
Page 86 - ... (Third motion.) Press the thumb of the right hand on the spring, wrest off the sabrebayonet, turn it to the right, the edge to the front, lower the guard until it touches the right hand, which will seize the back and the edge of the blade between the thumb and first two fingers, the other fingers...
Page 552 - ... advantage, lay any duty or imposition upon, or be interested in, the sale of any victuals, liquors, or other necessaries of life brought into the garrison, fort, or barracks, for the use of the soldiers, on the penalty of being discharged from the service.