A short compendium of the duty of artillerists: shewing the method of exercise with light fieldpieces; of ascertaining the true line of direction and elevation, corresponding with the bore of a gun; with a description of the instruments to be used in that process. Also, an easy method of finding the distance of an object, by a plain table; with its particular description. Also; observations on experimental gunnery
I. Thomas, jun., 1813 - 43 pages
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ARTICLE ARTICLE III ascertain the distance attended axletree battalion bombardiers bore break Caution centre commanding officer commissioned officers Company of Artillerists Compendium display pieces division erwise EXPERIMENTAL GUNNERY fire form a Line form platoons form the line Forward—March front piece front platoons geants ground will admit gunner Halt horizontal line horizontal ranges immoveable sights infantry instrument ISAIAH THOMAS left hand left wings Limber Pieces line of direction mand march by files march by platoons matrosses measured line muzzle object oblong piece observing Perpendicular 50 piece marches obliquely Pieces advance plate plumb line powder rear files rear platoons receive the Pieces respective pieces respective platoons retreat review and inspection right angles right flank right piece right—Wheel SECTION sergeants shot side boxes spunge staff Surveyor's compass tance thor toons trail transom tridge trunnion twine line vent whole wheel word of command