Rules and regulations for the cavalry

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Page 382 - THE FIELD ENGINEER ; OR, INSTRUCTIONS UPON EVERY BRANCH OF FIELD FORTIFICATION. Demonftrated by Examples which occurred in the SEVEN YEARS WAR between the PRUSSIANS, the AUSTRIANS, and the RUSSIANS ; With PLANS and EXPLANATORY NOTES. Tranflated from the Fourth Edition of the...
Page 382 - Branches of the MILITARY ART, with Plans and Maps. Tranflated, from the Second Edition of the German Original of JG TIELKE, By Col. CRAUFURD, of the Queen's Regiment of Dragoon Guards, and Captain R. CRAUFURD, f< La Guerre, en tous les terns, fut le premier des Arts.
Page 268 - ... and proceeds to take the next step in the same manner ; the whole with perfect precision of time, shoulders kept square, knees not bent, and in the true line on which the body is formed. At the word Halt, the whole halt, turn their eyes to the front, and .are perfectly steady.
Page 311 - The flank men on the right of the rear rank of each company step briskly back one pace, to mark the ground upon which the rank is to halt; they face to the right, and cover as pivots, corrected by the serjeant-major on the right.
Page 382 - An Account of some of the most remarkable Events of the War between the Prussians, Austrians, and Russians, from 1756 to 1763 : and a Treatise on several Branches of the Military Art, with Plans and Maps.
Page 219 - ... heads, take their swords, and buckle them tight into the belt, take the bit reins up, then take a lock of the mane, and put it into the left hand, the left foot into the...
Page 218 - ... heads. As soon as up and dressed, the whole advance their left feet by a motion from the right, and by another motion from the right, the whole go to the left about together, and link ; as soon as done linking, the left hand man of each rank falls back two paces from his horse, and the whole dress well to him, with the musquet in the trailing position.
Page 220 - It follows, of course, that the horses cannot be linked together, but they must be led away (iu a retreat) to the most convenient spot in the defile for the men to mount again. In advancing they...
Page 48 - As he does not ride out in watering order, he has nothing to do with the stable-dress, though he must have one in his possession, because he may be called upon to ride out. He must wear his uniform coat, waistcoat...
Page 260 - ... as that when he looks exactly forward to the neck of the man who leads him, he cannot see the second man from him...

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