Drill Regulations for Light Artillery, United States Army

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1896 - 554 страници

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Страница 482 - ... as also the vessels used in watering and feeding, and his saddle and bit, have been three or four times thoroughly washed with a 5 per cent solution of carbolic acid or a 1 to 1,000 solution of corrosive sublimate; all parts to which it has been applied should be thoroughly scrubbed with hot water to remove the poisonous salt.
Страница 492 - ... united. The morning gun is fired at the first note of reveille, or, if marches be played before reveille, it is fired at the commencement of the first march. The evening gun is fired at the last note of retreat.
Страница 10 - FACE. Raise slightly the left heel and right toe; face to the right, turning on the right heel, assisted by a slight pressure on the ball of the left foot ; place the left foot by the side of the right.
Страница 25 - Each man steps off in a direction 45° to the right of his original front. He preserves his relative position, keeping his shoulders parallel to those of the guide...
Страница 6 - There are two kinds of commands: The preparatory command, such as forward, indicates the movement that is to be executed.
Страница 82 - At the command DRAW, unhook the saber with the thumb and first two fingers of the left hand, thumb on the end of the hook, fingers lifting the upper ring; grasp the scabbard with the left hand at the upper band, bring the hilt a little forward, seize the grip with the right hand, and draw the blade 6 inches out of the scabbard, pressing the scabbard against the thigh with the left hand.
Страница 135 - ... it. The reins serve to prepare the horse to move, and to guide, support, and halt him; their action should be gradual and in harmony with that of the legs. In using them the arms should have free action at the shoulder; when a light pressure will...
Страница 135 - Closing the knees, without pressure by the lower part of the leg, tends to steady the horse in position. Carrying the lower legs slightly to the rear, closing them equally with slight pressure, prepares him to move, or, if moving, to keep him up to the hand. Closed with greater pressure behind the girth, they urge him forward. Carrying the right...
Страница 21 - The instructor verifies the alignment of both ranks from the right flank and orders up or back such men as may be in rear, or in advance, of the line ; only the men designated move. At the command front...
Страница 16 - Raise the left leg to the front, bending and elevating the knee as much as possible, leg from knee to instep vertical, toe depressed. UP: Replace the left foot and raise the right leg as prescribed for the left. Execute slowly at first, then gradually increase to the cadence of double time. Continue by repeating up when the right and left legs are alternately in position.