School of the Guides: Designed for the Use of the Militia of the United States

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D. Van Nostrand, 1862 - Marching - 60 pages
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Page 51 - These dispositions being made, the colonel may, according to circumstances, put the column in march or cause it to form square; if he wish to do the latter, he will command: 1. Form square. 2. Right and left into line, wheel. 822. At the first command, the lieutenant colonel, facing to the left guides, and the major, facing to those of the right, will align them, from the front, on the respective guides of the fourth division, who will stand fast, holding up their pieces, inverted, perpendicularly;...
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