Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Cavalry of the Army of the United States 1917. To be also used by Engineer Companies (Mounted) for Cavalry Instruction and Training
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Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Cavalry of the Army of the United States 1917. To be also used by Engineer Companies (Mounted) for Cavalry Instruction and Training

By United States. War Department
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  • MANUAL FOR NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES OF CAVALRY OF THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES
    • (p. 005) TABLE OF CONTENTS.
  • (p. 009) MANUAL FOR NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES Of CAVALRY OF THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES.
    • CHAPTER I. MILITARY DISCIPLINE AND COURTESY.
      • Section 1. Oath of enlistment.
      • Section 2. Obedience.
      • (p. 011) Section 3. Loyalty.
      • Section 4. Discipline.
      • Section 5. Military courtesy.
      • Section 6. Saluting.
      • Section 7. Rules governing saluting.
      • Section 8. Courtesies in conversation.
    • Section 1. Oath of enlistment.
    • Section 2. Obedience.
    • (p. 011) Section 3. Loyalty.
    • Section 4. Discipline.
    • Section 5. Military courtesy.
    • Section 6. Saluting.
    • Section 7. Rules governing saluting.
    • Section 8. Courtesies in conversation.
    • (p. 020) CHAPTER II. ARMS, UNIFORMS, AND EQUIPMENT.
      • Section 1. The rifle.
      • Section 2. Care of the rifle.
      • Section 3. Cleaning the rifle.
      • Section 4. Uniforms.
      • Section 5. The service kit.
      • (p. 032) Care of saddlery. (Cav. Drill Reg. 1916.)
      • Section 6. The surplus kit.
      • Section 7. Assembling equipment.
    • Section 1. The rifle.
    • Section 2. Care of the rifle.
    • Section 3. Cleaning the rifle.
    • Section 4. Uniforms.
    • Section 5. The service kit.
    • (p. 032) Care of saddlery. (Cav. Drill Reg. 1916.)
    • Section 6. The surplus kit.
    • Section 7. Assembling equipment.
    • (p. 036) CHAPTER III. RATIONS AND FORAGE.
      • Section 1. The ration.
      • Section 2. Individual cooking.
      • Section 3. The forage ration.
    • Section 1. The ration.
    • Section 2. Individual cooking.
    • Section 3. The forage ration.
    • (p. 043) CHAPTER IV. PERSONAL HYGIENE AND CARE OF THE FEET.
      • PERSONAL HYGIENE.
    • PERSONAL HYGIENE.
    • (p. 050) CHAPTER V. EXTRACTS FROM CAVALRY DRILL REGULATIONS. UNITED STATES ARMY, 1916.
      • Section 1. Definitions.
    • Section 1. Definitions.
    • PART I.—INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION.
      • Section 2. General provisions.
      • Section 3. School of the trooper, dismounted.
      • Individual Instruction with Arms.
      • II. INSTRUCTION WITH THE RIFLE.
      • (p. 081) III. INSTRUCTION WITHOUT THE BAYONET.
      • IV. COMBINED MOVEMENTS.
      • V. PRACTICAL BAYONET COMBAT.
      • VI. FENCING EXERCISES.
      • (p. 091) VII. FENCING AT WILL.
      • (p. 112) Section 4. School of the Trooper, Mounted.
    • Section 2. General provisions.
    • Section 3. School of the trooper, dismounted.
    • Individual Instruction with Arms.
    • II. INSTRUCTION WITH THE RIFLE.
    • (p. 081) III. INSTRUCTION WITHOUT THE BAYONET.
    • IV. COMBINED MOVEMENTS.
    • V. PRACTICAL BAYONET COMBAT.
    • VI. FENCING EXERCISES.
    • (p. 091) VII. FENCING AT WILL.
    • (p. 112) Section 4. School of the Trooper, Mounted.
    • PART II—ELEMENTARY COLLECTIVE INSTRUCTION.
      • Section 5. Elementary collective instruction.
      • Section 6. Basic principles of the drill.
      • Section 7. The School of the Squad.
      • Section 8. Tent pitching.
    • Section 5. Elementary collective instruction.
    • Section 6. Basic principles of the drill.
    • Section 7. The School of the Squad.
    • Section 8. Tent pitching.
    • (p. 180) CHAPTER VI. FIELD SERVICE.
      • Section 1. Principles of training.
      • (p. 181) Section 2. Combat.
      • Section 3. Patrolling.
      • Section 4. Advance guards.
      • Section 5. Rear guards.
      • Section 6. Flank guards.
      • Section 7. Outposts.
      • Section 8. Rifle trenches.
    • Section 1. Principles of training.
    • (p. 181) Section 2. Combat.
    • Section 3. Patrolling.
    • Section 4. Advance guards.
    • Section 5. Rear guards.
    • Section 6. Flank guards.
    • Section 7. Outposts.
    • Section 8. Rifle trenches.
    • (p. 223) CHAPTER VII. MARCHING AND CAMPING.
      • Section 1. Breaking camp and preparation for a march.
      • Section 2. Marches, camps.
    • Section 1. Breaking camp and preparation for a march.
    • Section 2. Marches, camps.
    • (p. 233) CHAPTER VIII. TARGET PRACTICE.
      • Section 1. Preliminary training in marksmanship.
      • Section 2. Sight adjustment.
      • (p. 235) Section 3. Table of sight corrections.
      • Section 4. Aiming.
      • Section 5. Battle sight.
      • Section 6. Trigger squeeze.
      • Section 7. Firing positions.
      • Section 8. Calling the shot.
      • (p. 241) Section 9. Coordination.
      • Section 10. Advice to riflemen.
      • Section 11. The course in small-arms firing.
      • (p. 244) Section 12. Targets.
      • (p. 245) Section 13. Pistol and revolver practice.[11]
    • Section 1. Preliminary training in marksmanship.
    • Section 2. Sight adjustment.
    • (p. 235) Section 3. Table of sight corrections.
    • Section 4. Aiming.
    • Section 5. Battle sight.
    • Section 6. Trigger squeeze.
    • Section 7. Firing positions.
    • Section 8. Calling the shot.
    • (p. 241) Section 9. Coordination.
    • Section 10. Advice to riflemen.
    • Section 11. The course in small-arms firing.
    • (p. 244) Section 12. Targets.
    • (p. 245) Section 13. Pistol and revolver practice.[11]
    • (p. 254) CHAPTER IX. EXTRACTS FROM MANUAL OF INTERIOR GUARD DUTY. UNITED STATES ARMY, 1914. [The numbers refer to paragraphs in the Manual.]
      • Section 1. Introduction.
      • Section 2. Classification of interior guards.
      • Section 3. Details and rosters.
      • Section 4. Commander of the guard.
      • Section 5. Sergeant of the guard.
      • Section 6. Corporal of the Guard.
      • Section 7. Musicians of the guard.
      • Section 8. Orderlies and color sentinels.
      • Section 9. Privates of the Guard.
      • Section 10. Orders for Sentinels.
      • (p. 282) Section 11. Countersigns and Paroles.
      • Section 12. Guard Patrols.
      • Section 13. Watchmen.
      • (p. 284) Section 14. Compliments from Guards.
      • Section 15. Prisoners.
      • Section 16. Guarding Prisoners.
      • Section 17. Stable guards.
      • Section 18. Flags.
      • Section 19. Reveille and Retreat Gun.
      • Section 20. Guard Mounting.
      • Section 21. Relieving the Old Guard.
    • Section 1. Introduction.
    • Section 2. Classification of interior guards.
    • Section 3. Details and rosters.
    • Section 4. Commander of the guard.
    • Section 5. Sergeant of the guard.
    • Section 6. Corporal of the Guard.
    • Section 7. Musicians of the guard.
    • Section 8. Orderlies and color sentinels.
    • Section 9. Privates of the Guard.
    • Section 10. Orders for Sentinels.
    • (p. 282) Section 11. Countersigns and Paroles.
    • Section 12. Guard Patrols.
    • Section 13. Watchmen.
    • (p. 284) Section 14. Compliments from Guards.
    • Section 15. Prisoners.
    • Section 16. Guarding Prisoners.
    • Section 17. Stable guards.
    • Section 18. Flags.
    • Section 19. Reveille and Retreat Gun.
    • Section 20. Guard Mounting.
    • Section 21. Relieving the Old Guard.
    • (p. 309) CHAPTER X. MAP READING AND SKETCHING.
      • Section 1. Military map reading.
      • Section 2. Sketching.
    • Section 1. Military map reading.
    • Section 2. Sketching.
    • (p. 325) CHAPTER XI. MESSAGE BLANKS.
    • (p. 326) CHAPTER XII. SIGNALS AND CODES.
    • (p. 338) CHAPTER XIII. FIRST-AID RULES.
    • (p. 350) CHAPTER XIV. LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
      • Section 1. General provisions.
      • Section 2. The Army of the United States.
      • Section 3. Rank and precedence of officers and noncommissioned officers.
      • (p. 353) Section 4. Insignia of officers and noncommissioned officers.
      • Section 5. Extracts from the Articles of War.
    • Section 1. General provisions.
    • Section 2. The Army of the United States.
    • Section 3. Rank and precedence of officers and noncommissioned officers.
    • (p. 353) Section 4. Insignia of officers and noncommissioned officers.
    • Section 5. Extracts from the Articles of War.
    • (p. 371) CHAPTER XV. ENGLISH-FRENCH VOCABULARY.
      • COMMON WORDS.
      • NUMERALS.
      • CURRENCY, MEASURES, AND WEIGHTS.
      • DAYS, MONTHS, AND SEASONS.
      • COMMON PHRASES
      • MILITARY TITLES, RANKS, AND GRADES.
      • MILITARY TERMS.
      • UNIFORMS, ARMS, CLOTHING, AND EQUIPMENT.
      • QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ROADS, ETC.
      • (p. 384) TOWNS.
      • RAILROADS.
      • RATIONS AND FOOD.
      • HOSPITALS.
      • POINTS OF THE COMPASS.
      • TRENCH WARFARE.
    • COMMON WORDS.
    • NUMERALS.
    • CURRENCY, MEASURES, AND WEIGHTS.
    • DAYS, MONTHS, AND SEASONS.
    • COMMON PHRASES
    • MILITARY TITLES, RANKS, AND GRADES.
    • MILITARY TERMS.
    • UNIFORMS, ARMS, CLOTHING, AND EQUIPMENT.
    • QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ROADS, ETC.
    • (p. 384) TOWNS.
    • RAILROADS.
    • RATIONS AND FOOD.
    • HOSPITALS.
    • POINTS OF THE COMPASS.
    • TRENCH WARFARE.
    • (p. 389) APPENDIX.
    • (p. 391) INDEX.
    • Footnotes
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