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Vol, II.

 

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TITLE IV.

 

SCHOOL OF THE BATTALION.

 

Note.-  The references are to paragraphs, by number not to pages, unless so expressed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ART. 2

ART. 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ART. 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ART. 2

ART. 3

ART. 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ART. 5

 

ART. 6

 

ART. 7

ART. 8

 

 

ART. 9

 

 

 

 

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ART. 2

ART. 3

 

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ART. 5

ART. 6 

 

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ART.16

 

Formation of the battalion,- - - - -

Composition and march of the colour-escort,- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Honours paid to the colour,- - - - -

General ruled and division of the school of the battalion, - - - - -

 

PART FIRST

Opening and closing ranks, and the execution of the different fires.

To open and close ranks,   -   -   -   -   -   -

Manual of arms,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

Loading at will, and the firings,   -   -   -   -

General rules, applicable to the firings,   -   -

 

 

PART SECOND.

Different modes of passing from the order in battle, to the order in column.

 

 

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To break to the front, to the right or left, into column,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   

(General rule for covering corporal)   -   -   -

To break to the front, to the right, to march to the left, and the reverse.   -   -   -   -   -

To break to the rear, by the right or left, into column,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  

To ploy the battalion into close column,   -   - 

1st. In rear of the first division,   -   -  

(General rules,)    -   -   -   -   -   -

2d. In front of the first division,   -   -  

3d. On an interior division,   -   -   -   - 

To ploy the battalion into column at full or half distance,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

 

PART THIRD.

March in column, and the other movements incident thereto.   -   -   

To march in column at full distance,  -   -   -

The column arriving in front of the line of battle, to prolong it on this line,   -   -  

The column arriving behind the line of battle, to prolong it on this line   -   -   -   -   -  

The column arriving on the right or left of the line of battle, and in the same direction, or one nearly parallel thereto, to prolong it on this line,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

Manner of prolonging a line of battle by markers,

Slight or informal changes of direction in column,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  

To diminish and increase front of column by platoon and by company in marching.  -  -  -

To march a column faced to the rear,   -   -   -

Column in route,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

To change direction in column at full distance, -

To halt the column,   -   -   -   -   -   -   - 

 

 

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To rectify the direction of the guides,   -   -

To give a general direction to the guides,   -

General guides on the line,   -   -   -   -   -

To close the column to half distance or in mass, on the leading and on the rearmost companies,

To march in column at half distance or closed in mass,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

To change direction in column at half distance,

To change direction in column closed in mass,   -

1st. In marching,   -   -   -  -   -   -   -

2d. From a halt,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

Being in a column at half distance, or closed in mass, to take distances,   -   -   -   -   -  

1st. By the head of the column,   -   -   -

2d. On the rear of the column,   -   -   -  

3d. On the head of the column,   -   -   -

Countermarch of a column,   -   -   -   -   -   -

1st. At full or half distance,   -   -   -  

2d. Closed in mass,   -   -   -   -   -   -

Being in column by company, closed in mass, to form divisions,   -  -   -   -   -   -   -   -

Being in column at full or half distance, to form divisions,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

 

 

PART FOURTH.

 

Different modes of passing from the order in column to the order in battle, 

Manner of determining the line of battle,

Different modes of passing from column at full distance into line of battle:

1st. To left or right,   -   -   -   -   -  

     (General rules)                   1133,

     By inversion to the right or left,   -

     (SUCCESSIVE FORMATIONS,)   -   -   -  

2d. On the right or left,   -   -   -   -  

    (General rules)              1152, 1164,

 

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3d. Forward,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

4th. Faced to the rear,   -   -   -   -   -

Formation into line of battle, composed of two movements:

1st. Column arriving behind the line of battle,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

2d. Column arriving before the line of battle,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

Different modes of passing from column at half distance into line of battle,   -   -   -   -

Deployments of columns closed in mass,

1st. On the leading division,   -   -   -  

   (General rule,)   -   -   -   -   -   -

2d. On the rearmost division,   -   -   -  

   (General rule,)   -   -   -   -   -   -  

3d. On an interior division,   -   -   -   -

To form a column by company, closed in mass, on the right or on the left into line,   -   -

Rules for inversions,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

 

 

PART FIFTH.

 

 

To advance in line of battle,   -   -   -   -   -

Oblique march in line of battle,   -   -   -   -

To halt the battalion marching in line of battle, and to align it,   -   -   -   -   -   -   - 

Change of direction marching in line of battle,

To march in retreat in line of battle,   -   -  

To halt the battalion marching in retreat, and to face it to the front,   -   -   -   -   -   -

Change of direction in marching in retreat,   -

Passage of obstacles advancing and retreating,  

To pass a defile in retreat by the right or left flank,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

To march by the flank,   -   -   -   -   -   -  

To form the battalion on the right or left into line of battle,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

 

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Changes of front:

1st. Perpendicularly forward,            No.

2d. Perpendicularly to the rear,   -     -

3d. Obliquely,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

To ploy the battalion into column, doubled on the centre,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  

Deployment of the double column faced to the front,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

To form the double column into line of battle faced to the right or left,   -   -   -   -  

Dispositions against cavalry:

Preparatory column, from column by company at full distance,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

Formation of the square,   -   -   -   -   -   -

Preparatory column, from double column,   -   -

Preparatory column, from column by division, closed in mass,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  

To re-form preparatory column from the square,

1st. To advance,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

2d. To retreat,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

To reduce the square,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

To form the square from line of battle,   -   -

To form the square from column by company, without having formed divisions,   -   -   -

The rally:

1st. Into line of battle,   -   -   -   -  

2d. Into column by company,   -   -   -   -  

Rules for manoeuvring by the rear rank,   -   -

School of the battalion arranged into lessons,

Remarks on school of the battalion,   -   -   -

No.

770

 

773

780

 

783

 

 

 

page 9

790

802

804

814,812

 

 

 

page 19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No. 843

845

 

853

 

854

868

870

872, 880

882

893

 

901

 

 

 

 

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No. 902

 

914

 

923

 

 

 

927

928

 

934

 

935

936

937

973

980

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No. 983

984

987

 

992,1001

 

1010

1014

 

1015

1035

 

 

1053

1060

1068

 

1078

1079

 

1091

 

1103

 

 

 

 

 

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No. 1114

 

 

1127

1135,1137

1140

1144

1145,1162

1165,1167

 

 

 

 

 

No. 1170

1188

 

 

 

1203

 

1207

 

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No. 1215

1218

1237

1239

1253

1255

 

1268

1269

 

 

 

 

 

1277

1318

 

1330

1347

1359

 

1371

1373

1373

 

1396

1410

 

1423

 

 

 

 

 

1431,1437

1438,1449

1453

 

1454

 

1469

 

1473,1477

 

 

1480

1484

1501

 

1503

 

1507

1515

1522

1524

 

1532

 

1541

1544

1545

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INSTRUCTION FOR LIGHT INFANTRY AND

RIFLE, OR SKIRMISHERS.

 

 

ART. 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ART. 2

 

 

ART. 3

 

 

ART. 4

 

 

 

ART. 5

General principles and division of the instruction,

Deployments: general principles,   -   -   -   -

1st. To deploy forward,   -   -   -   -   -

2d. To deploy by the flank,   -   -   -   -

3d. To extend intervals,   -   -   -   -   -

 

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4th. To close intervals,   -   -   -   -   -

5th. To relieve a company deployed as skirmishers,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

1st. To march in advance and in retreat,   -   -

(General rule,)   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

2d. To march by the flank,   -   -   -   -  

Of the fires,- General rules,   -   -   -   -   -

1st. To fire at a halt,   -   -   -   -   -

2d. To fire marching,   -   -   -   -   -  

The rally and the assembly,- General rules,

1st. To rally on the reserve,   -   -   -  

2d. To rally on the battalion,   -   -   -

3d. To assemble on the reserve,   -   -   -

The battalion:

1st. To deploy it as skirmishers,   -   -  

2d. To rally it,   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

Indication of movements which may be executed by bugle sounds or beats of the drum,   -   -   -

Notes   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

 

No. 1556

1575

1583

1597

1615

 

 

 

 

No. 1622

 

1629

1633

1635

1650

1657

1660

1662

1674

1676

1686

1689

 

1691

1710

 

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page 221

 

 

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