AND LIGHT INFANTRY TACTICS;
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
Formation of a regiment in order of battle, or in line; Posts of company officers, sergeants and corporals; Posts of field officers and regimental staff; Posts of field music and band; Color-guard; General guides
Lesson II. - Facings (Nos. 88, 91)
Lesson II. - Manual of arms Support arms (No. 133.) Present arms (No. 143.) Order arms (No. 147.) Load in nine times (No. 156.) Ready (No. 171.) Aim (No. 174.) Fire (No. 177.) Fix bayonet (No. 188.) Charge bayonet (No. 193.) Trail arms (No. 197.) Unfix bayonet (No. 200.) Secure arms (No. 204.) Right shoulder shift arms (No. 210.) Arms at will (No. 219.) Ground arms (No. 222.) Raise arms (No.224.) Inspection arms (No. 227.) Remarks on the manual of arms (No. 237) Mark time (No. 241.) Change step (No. 245.) March backwards (No. 247.)
Lesson IV. - Firings. Direct fire (No. 261.) Oblique firings (No. 266.) Position of the two ranks in the oblique fire to the right (No 267.) Position of the two ranks in the oblique fire to the left (No. 270.) Fire by file (No. 275.) Fire by rank (No. 285.)
Lesson IV. - General principles of wheeling (No. 377.) Wheeling from a halt (No. 383.) Remarks on the principles of the wheel from a halt (No.392.) Wheeling in marching (No. 393.) Turning (No. 400.) Wheeling and turning in double quick time (No. 403.)
Lesson V. - Long marches in double quick time and the run (No. 406.) Stack arms (No. 410.) Take arms (No. 413.)
TITLE THIRD-SCHOOL OF THE COMPANY.
General rules and division of the school of the company - TO BE PUBLISHED
TITLE FOURTH-SCHOOL OF THE BATTALION.
General rules and division of the school of the battalion - TO BE PUBLISHED
THE System of Tactics for Light Infantry and Riflemen, prepared under the direction of the War Department by Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel William J. Hardee, of the Cavalry, having been approved by the President, is adopted for the instruction of the troops when acting as Light Infantry or Riflemen, and, under the Act of May 12, 1820, for the observance of the Militia when so employed.
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