A System of Exercise and Instruction of Field-artillery: Including Manoeuvres for Light Or Horse-artillery

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Hilliard, Gray, 1843 - Всего страниц: 78
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Стр. 2 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to contract with...
Стр. 2 - ... magistrate of each state and territory the number allowed to such state and territory as aforesaid, to be by said chief magistrate distributed among the officers of the militia of such state or territory, for their use, and the use of their successors in office, under such rules and regulations as they may direct. And the Secretary of War will cause the number of copies apportioned to the District of Columbia to be distributed among the officers of the militia in the District, under such rules...
Стр. 2 - Columbia, for the use of the militia thereof, according to the number of the militia in each state and territory and the District of Columbia ; and to forward to the chief magistrate of each state and territory the number allowed to such state and territory as aforesaid, to be by said chief...
Стр. 2 - Also, five thousand copies of a system of exercise and instruction of field artillery, including manoeuvres for light or horse artillery, as reported by the Secretary of War, on the' eighth of January, eighteen hundred and twenty-seven, agreeably to the proposals of said Hilliard, Gray and Company, made to the Secretary of War, dated on the twenty-seventh October, eighteen hundred and twenty-seven, in their specimen marked B ; and when so printed, bound and delivered...
Стр. 11 - OF THE PIECE. THE right and left of the piece, as relates to the station of the men, is determined by the position of a man placed in rear of the gun, and looking to the front, that is, towards the muzzle..
Стр. 15 - ... the left leg, the knee bent; the right leg extended to the rear of the piece. He stops the vent with the middle finger of the left hand, at the moment the sponge reaches the bottom of the bore; presses hard...
Стр. 20 - Most subjects picked those on the left with the left han< those on the right with the right hand; and those on the F; side were divided between the two hands.
Стр. 16 - To action, by stepping back with the left foot. No. 4 advances with the left foot, bringing up the right, pricks with the right hand, places the tube with the left, resumes his position by stepping back with the right foot, and makes the signal to No. 3 to fire, by raising his right hand...
Стр. 16 - He withdraws the rammer by a smart impulse of the right hand, seizing the staff with the same hand near the rammer-head, throwing over the sponge-head, and letting that end of the staff fall into...
Стр. 20 - Nos. 3 and 4 to the retreat-hooks (those on the right hook with the right hand, those on the left with the left hand.) Nos.

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