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arm until horizontal assume the position captain chiefs of platoons chiefs of sections column of files column of fours Column of Sections Column right command cycles command halt command march command of execution commands and means cycles front Cyclist dismounted facing Form Column Fort Sheridan Fours right fours wheel front into line gait guidon takes post half-right or half-left halt is given Infantry Drill Regulations inspection instructor interval leading four leads his cycle left foot left hand left steering-handle lift the cycle mand marching flank Marching in line military tactics move forward movement is executed non-commissioned officers oblique pedal plate position of stand preparatory command quick notes rear section rear wheel right hand right or left saddle Sections right sergeant set of fours side signal single rank six feet Slow soldier squad stand to cycle steering-pillar trumpeters United States Cavalry United States Infantry yards in front
Page 4 - Movements that may be executed toward either flank are explained as toward but one flank, it being necessary to substitute the word " left" for " right," or the reverse, to have the command and explanation of the corresponding movement toward the other flank.
Page 6 - grouped according to proficiency, in order that all may advance as rapidly as their abilities permit. Those who lack aptitude and quickness will be separated from the others and placed under experienced drill masters. 15.
Page 54 - The captain verifies the alignment of the chiefs of platoons and the line, commands : Front, and takes post in front of the guidon in line with the chiefs of platoons. The chiefs of platoons cast their eyes to the front as soon as their alignment is verified. The captain commands: 1. Inspection; 2.
Page 4 - not specially excepted, may be executed in double time. If the movement be from the halt, or when marching in quick time, the command double time precedes the command march; if marching in double time, the command double time is omitted.
Page 33 - The captain is held responsible for the theoretical and practical instruction of his officers and non-commissioned officers. He requires them to study and recite these regulations, so that they can explain thoroughly every movement before it is put into execution.
Page 27 - Being in Column of Fours, to Form Front into Line. The leading four marches straight to the front, dressing to the left; the other fours oblique to the right; each four, when opposite its place in line, marches to the front. At the command halt, given when the leading four has advanced thirty yards, it halts and dresses to the
Page 6 - the officer superintending the instruction may call upon them in turn to drill the squad in his presence and to correct any errors that may be observed. This will increase their interest, hasten their instruction, and facilitate judgment upon their fitness for the duties of non-commissioned officers. CLOSE ORDER. SCHOOL OF THE
Page 20 - Should the command halt be given during the execution of the movement, those men on the new line halt; the others halt on arriving on the line; all dress to the right without command. Right (or left) half-turn is executed in the same manner, except that the pivot man makes a