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adjutant arms band battalion changes direction CLOSE COLUMN colonel color COLUMN OF FOURS COLUMN OF PLATOONS Column right command halt command is given command march commanding officer company distance company executes crossed axes drill Drop the left escort executes column facing field music FORM COLUMN FORM LINE forward four wheels fourth four front into line full distance Full step geant ground guard guard mounting Guide center Guide right half step interval knob last in coming leading company leading four left files left hand left shoulder LINE OF PLATOON mand MARCHING IN COLUMN MARCHING IN LINE movement non-commissioned officer oblique open ranks pany parade rest Plate port axe prescribed quick regiment resume reviewing officer right and left right file right hand right left right or left right shoulder saber salute sergeant major six paces staff Take the position takes post taking the half third four three paces turn
Page 12 - At the command march, given as the right foot strikes the ground, advance and plant the left foot, then face to the right in marching and step off In the new direction with the right foot.
Page 177 - 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...
Page 182 - ... their staffs and orderlies place themselves respectively on the left of the staff and orderlies of the reviewing officer ; all others who accompany the reviewing officer place themselves on the left of his staff, their orderlies in rear.
Page 143 - ... in executing the manual of arms, nor those commands which are not essential to the execution of a movement by their platoons.
Page 9 - 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.
Page 193 - When the distance to the place of interment is considerable, the escort, after having left the camp or garrison, may march at ease in quick time until it approaches the burial ground, when it is brought to attention. The music does not play while marching at ease.
Page 207 - Assembly: The signal for companies or details to fall in. Adjutant's call: The signal for companies to form battalion ; also for the guard details to form for guard mounting on the camp or garrison parade ground ; it follows the assembly at such interval as may be prescribed by the commanding officer.
Page 12 - If marching in quick time, at the command march, given as either foot strikes the ground, take one step in quick time, and then step off in double time. 64. To resume the quick time: 1. Quick time, 2. MARCH. At the command march...
Page 16 - The manual is taught at a halt, and the movements are, for the purpose of instruction, divided into motions and executed in detail; In this case, the command of execution determines the prompt execution of the first motion and the commands Two, three, four, that of the other motions. (3) To execute the movements in detail, the instructor first cautions: By the numbers.