Instructions for the Trumpet and Drum: Together with the Full Code of Signals and Calls Used by the United States Army and Navy

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C. Fischer, 1900 - Drum - 86 pages
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Page 58 - Senate receive a salute of 19 guns ; members of the Cabinet, the Chief Justice, the Speaker of the House of Representatives...
Page 19 - The morning gun is fired at the first note of reveille, or, if marches be played before reveille, it is fired at the commencement of the first march. The evening gun is fired at the last note of retreat.
Page 17 - First call, guard mounting, full dress, overcoats, drill, stable, water, and boots and saddles precede the assembly by such interval as may be prescribed by the commanding officer. Mess, church, and fatigue, classed as service calls, may also be used as warning calls. First call is the first signal for formation for roll call and for all ceremonies except guard mounting.
Page 17 - The field music assembles at first call and guard mounting. In a mixed command, boots and saddles is the signal to mounted troops that their formation is to be mounted; for mounted guard mounting or mounted drill, it immediately follows the signal guard mounting or drill. When full dress or overcoats are to be worn, the full dress or overcoat call immediately follows first call, guard mounting, or boots and saddles. Formation Calls.
Page 17 - When full dress or overcoats are to be worn, the full dress or overcoat call immediately follows first call, guard mounting, or boots and saddles. Formation Calls.
Page 18 - Tattoo, taps, mess, sick, church, recall, issue, officers', captains', first sergeants', fatigue, school, and the general. The general is the signal for striking tents and loading wagons preparatory to marching. Reveille precedes the assembly for roll call ; retreat follows the assembly, the interval between being only that required for formation and roll call, except when there is parade. Taps is the signal for extinguishing lights; it is usually preceded by call to quarters by such interval as...
Page 18 - Fire call: The signal for the men to fall in without arms to extinguish fire. To arms: The signal for the men to fall in, under arms, on their company parade grounds as quickly as possible.
Page 18 - ... parade. Assembly, reveille, retreat, adjutant's call, to the color, the flourishes, and the marches are sounded by all the trumpeters united ; the other calls, as a rule, are sounded by the trumpeter of the guard or orderly trumpeter ; he may also sound the assembly when the trumpeters are not united.
Page 19 - Assembly, reveille, retreat, adjutant's call, to the standard, the flourishes, and the marches are sounded by all the trumpeters united; the other calls, as a rule, are sounded by the trumpeter of the guard or orderly trumpeter; he may also sound the assembly when the trumpeters are not united. The morning gun is fired at the first note of reveille ; or, if marches are played before reveille, it is fired at the commencement of the first march.
Page 19 - ... command of execution. The drill signals are taught in succession, a few at a time, until all the officers and men are thoroughly familiar with them, some drills being specially devoted to this purpose. When a command is given by the trumpet, the chiefs of subdivision give the proper commands orally. In the evolutions of large bodies of troops, the subordinate commanders cause their trumpeters to repeat the signals of the chief trumpeter, who accompanies the commanding officer. The memorizing...

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