The Plattsburg Manual A Handbook for Military Training
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The Plattsburg Manual A Handbook for Military Training

By E. B. (Enoch Barton) Garey, O. O. (Olin Oglesby) Ellis
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  • THE PLATTSBURG MANUAL
    • A HANDBOOK FOR MILITARY TRAINING
    • O. O. ELLIS MAJOR, UNITED STATES INFANTRY
    • E. B. GAREY MAJOR, UNITED STATES INFANTRY
    • FOREWORD
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
      • SUPPLEMENT
    • SUPPLEMENT
  • THE PLATTSBURG MANUAL
    • CHAPTER I
      • GENERAL ADVICE
      • MAIL
      • INOCULATIONS AND VACCINATION
      • WHAT TO BRING
      • WHAT TO DO ON YOUR ARRIVAL
      • RULES OF CONDUCT FOR CAMP LIFE
      • ADVICE REGARDING HABITS
      • A DISCIPLINED SOLDIER
      • DRESS
      • SALUTING
      • ARMY SLANG
      • HOW TO CLEAN A RIFLE AND BAYONET
      • FRIENDS
      • FINAL SUGGESTIONS
    • GENERAL ADVICE
    • MAIL
    • INOCULATIONS AND VACCINATION
    • WHAT TO BRING
    • WHAT TO DO ON YOUR ARRIVAL
    • RULES OF CONDUCT FOR CAMP LIFE
    • ADVICE REGARDING HABITS
    • A DISCIPLINED SOLDIER
    • DRESS
    • SALUTING
    • ARMY SLANG
    • HOW TO CLEAN A RIFLE AND BAYONET
    • FRIENDS
    • FINAL SUGGESTIONS
    • CHAPTER II1
      • PHYSICAL EXERCISE
        • 1st Exercise
        • 2d Exercise
        • 3rd Exercise
        • 4th Exercise
        • 5th Exercise
      • 1st Exercise
      • 2d Exercise
      • 3rd Exercise
      • 4th Exercise
      • 5th Exercise
    • PHYSICAL EXERCISE
      • 1st Exercise
      • 2d Exercise
      • 3rd Exercise
      • 4th Exercise
      • 5th Exercise
    • 1st Exercise
    • 2d Exercise
    • 3rd Exercise
    • 4th Exercise
    • 5th Exercise
    • CHAPTER III
      • SCHOOL OF THE SOLDIER
        • Based on the Infantry Drill Regulations
      • Based on the Infantry Drill Regulations
      • POSITION OF A SOLDIER AT ATTENTION
      • THE RESTS
      • EYES RIGHT OR LEFT
      • FACINGS
      • STEPS AND MARCHINGS
      • QUICK TIME
      • TO MARK TIME
      • SIDE STEP
      • BACK STEP
      • TO HALT
      • TO MARCH BY THE FLANK
      • TO MARCH TO THE REAR
      • CHANGE STEP
      • MANUAL OF ARMS
        • INCORRECT POSITION OF PRESENT ARMS
        • INCORRECT POSITION OF PRESENT ARMS
        • INCORRECT POSITION OF RIGHT SHOULDER ARMS
        • COMMON ERRORS IN THE NEXT TO THE LAST POSITION OF LEFT SHOULDER ARMS
      • INCORRECT POSITION OF PRESENT ARMS
      • INCORRECT POSITION OF PRESENT ARMS
      • INCORRECT POSITION OF RIGHT SHOULDER ARMS
      • COMMON ERRORS IN THE NEXT TO THE LAST POSITION OF LEFT SHOULDER ARMS
      • TO DISMISS THE SQUAD
    • SCHOOL OF THE SOLDIER
      • Based on the Infantry Drill Regulations
    • Based on the Infantry Drill Regulations
    • POSITION OF A SOLDIER AT ATTENTION
    • THE RESTS
    • EYES RIGHT OR LEFT
    • FACINGS
    • STEPS AND MARCHINGS
    • QUICK TIME
    • TO MARK TIME
    • SIDE STEP
    • BACK STEP
    • TO HALT
    • TO MARCH BY THE FLANK
    • TO MARCH TO THE REAR
    • CHANGE STEP
    • MANUAL OF ARMS
      • INCORRECT POSITION OF PRESENT ARMS
      • INCORRECT POSITION OF PRESENT ARMS
      • INCORRECT POSITION OF RIGHT SHOULDER ARMS
      • COMMON ERRORS IN THE NEXT TO THE LAST POSITION OF LEFT SHOULDER ARMS
    • INCORRECT POSITION OF PRESENT ARMS
    • INCORRECT POSITION OF PRESENT ARMS
    • INCORRECT POSITION OF RIGHT SHOULDER ARMS
    • COMMON ERRORS IN THE NEXT TO THE LAST POSITION OF LEFT SHOULDER ARMS
    • TO DISMISS THE SQUAD
    • CHAPTER IV
      • SCHOOL OF THE SQUAD
        • Based on the Infantry Drill Regulations
      • Based on the Infantry Drill Regulations
      • CLOSE ORDER DRILLS
      • DEFINITIONS
      • TO FORM THE SQUAD
      • ALIGNMENTS
        • First Movement
        • Second Movement
        • Third Movement
      • First Movement
      • Second Movement
      • Third Movement
      • THE OBLIQUE MARCH
      • TO FOLLOW THE CORPORAL
      • TO DEPLOY AS SKIRMISHERS
        • THIS IS THE WAY IT IS DONE
      • THIS IS THE WAY IT IS DONE
      • TO INCREASE OR DIMINISH INTERVALS
      • THE ASSEMBLY
      • LOADINGS AND FIRINGS
      • TO LOAD
      • STACK AND TAKE ARMS
    • SCHOOL OF THE SQUAD
      • Based on the Infantry Drill Regulations
    • Based on the Infantry Drill Regulations
    • CLOSE ORDER DRILLS
    • DEFINITIONS
    • TO FORM THE SQUAD
    • ALIGNMENTS
      • First Movement
      • Second Movement
      • Third Movement
    • First Movement
    • Second Movement
    • Third Movement
    • THE OBLIQUE MARCH
    • TO FOLLOW THE CORPORAL
    • TO DEPLOY AS SKIRMISHERS
      • THIS IS THE WAY IT IS DONE
    • THIS IS THE WAY IT IS DONE
    • TO INCREASE OR DIMINISH INTERVALS
    • THE ASSEMBLY
    • LOADINGS AND FIRINGS
    • TO LOAD
    • STACK AND TAKE ARMS
    • CHAPTER V
      • SCHOOL OF THE COMPANY
        • Based on the Infantry Drill Regulations
      • Based on the Infantry Drill Regulations
      • CLOSE ORDER
      • TO FORM THE COMPANY
      • 1ST MOVEMENT ON THE FIXED PIVOT
      • 2D MOVEMENT ON THE MOVING PIVOT
      • FOURTH MOVEMENT COLUMN RIGHT
      • FIFTH MOVEMENT ON RIGHT (LEFT) INTO LINE
      • SIXTH MOVEMENT RIGHT FRONT INTO LINE
      • FACING OR MARCHING TO THE REAR
      • ROUTE STEP AND AT EASE
      • RULES FOR GUIDES
        • EXAMPLES
      • EXAMPLES
      • TO DIMINISH THE FRONT OF A COLUMN OF SQUADS
      • EXTENDED ORDER DRILLS
      • SECOND CASE
        • Extended Order
      • Extended Order
      • THE ASSEMBLY
      • WHISTLE SIGNALS
      • THE ADVANCE
      • FIELD EXERCISES
      • THE FIRE ATTACK
    • SCHOOL OF THE COMPANY
      • Based on the Infantry Drill Regulations
    • Based on the Infantry Drill Regulations
    • CLOSE ORDER
    • TO FORM THE COMPANY
    • 1ST MOVEMENT ON THE FIXED PIVOT
    • 2D MOVEMENT ON THE MOVING PIVOT
    • FOURTH MOVEMENT COLUMN RIGHT
    • FIFTH MOVEMENT ON RIGHT (LEFT) INTO LINE
    • SIXTH MOVEMENT RIGHT FRONT INTO LINE
    • FACING OR MARCHING TO THE REAR
    • ROUTE STEP AND AT EASE
    • RULES FOR GUIDES
      • EXAMPLES
    • EXAMPLES
    • TO DIMINISH THE FRONT OF A COLUMN OF SQUADS
    • EXTENDED ORDER DRILLS
    • SECOND CASE
      • Extended Order
    • Extended Order
    • THE ASSEMBLY
    • WHISTLE SIGNALS
    • THE ADVANCE
    • FIELD EXERCISES
    • THE FIRE ATTACK
    • CHAPTER VI
      • FIRE SUPERIORITY
        • FIRE DIRECTION
        • FIRE CONTROL
        • FIRE DISCIPLINE
      • FIRE DIRECTION
      • FIRE CONTROL
      • FIRE DISCIPLINE
    • FIRE SUPERIORITY
      • FIRE DIRECTION
      • FIRE CONTROL
      • FIRE DISCIPLINE
    • FIRE DIRECTION
    • FIRE CONTROL
    • FIRE DISCIPLINE
    • CHAPTER VII
      • THE SERVICE OF SECURITY
    • THE SERVICE OF SECURITY
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • ATTACK AND DEFENSE
    • ATTACK AND DEFENSE
    • CHAPTER IX
      • GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF TARGET PRACTICE
    • GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF TARGET PRACTICE
    • CHAPTER X
      • PRACTICE MARCH OR "HIKE"
        • MARCHING RULES
        • HALTS
        • CAMPING
        • PREPARING YOUR BED
        • MAKING UP YOUR PACK
        • WATER
        • CARE OF THE FEET
        • CAMP SANITATION
        • MISCELLANEOUS
        • EQUIPMENT
        • Contents of the Pack
        • Contents of Surplus Kit
        • ESPRIT DE CORPS
      • MARCHING RULES
      • HALTS
      • CAMPING
      • PREPARING YOUR BED
      • MAKING UP YOUR PACK
      • WATER
      • CARE OF THE FEET
      • CAMP SANITATION
      • MISCELLANEOUS
      • EQUIPMENT
      • Contents of the Pack
      • Contents of Surplus Kit
      • ESPRIT DE CORPS
    • PRACTICE MARCH OR "HIKE"
      • MARCHING RULES
      • HALTS
      • CAMPING
      • PREPARING YOUR BED
      • MAKING UP YOUR PACK
      • WATER
      • CARE OF THE FEET
      • CAMP SANITATION
      • MISCELLANEOUS
      • EQUIPMENT
      • Contents of the Pack
      • Contents of Surplus Kit
      • ESPRIT DE CORPS
    • MARCHING RULES
    • HALTS
    • CAMPING
    • PREPARING YOUR BED
    • MAKING UP YOUR PACK
    • WATER
    • CARE OF THE FEET
    • CAMP SANITATION
    • MISCELLANEOUS
    • EQUIPMENT
    • Contents of the Pack
    • Contents of Surplus Kit
    • ESPRIT DE CORPS
    • CHAPTER XI
      • OFFICERS' RESERVE CORPS
        • GENERAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THE OFFICERS' RESERVE CORPS
        • THE OFFICERS' RESERVE CORPS IN WAR
        • THE OFFICERS' RESERVE CORPS IN PEACE
        • EXAMINATIONS
        • REPORTS TO BE MADE
        • THE RESERVE OFFICERS' TRAINING CORPS
        • SENIOR DIVISION
        • JUNIOR DIVISION
        • TO ENTER THE RESERVE OFFICERS' CORPS
        • DEPARTMENT COMMANDER'S REPORT
        • THE LAND FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES
        • ARTICLES OF WAR
        • GENERAL ADVICE
        • MILITARY CORRESPONDENCE
        • 1st Ind.
        • USE OF THE COMBINED ARMS
        • INFANTRY
        • ARTILLERY
        • CAVALRY
        • MACHINE GUNS
        • BOMBS AND HAND GRENADES
        • NIGHT OPERATIONS
        • OBSTACLES
        • MEETING ENGAGEMENTS
        • WITHDRAWAL FROM ACTION
        • INTRENCHMENTS
        • OTHERS ARE IN REAR
        • MILITARY MAPS
        • BAYONET
        • AMMUNITION
        • TRANSPORTATION
        • THE RATION
        • PROPERTY
        • GUARD DUTY
        • SALUTING
      • GENERAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THE OFFICERS' RESERVE CORPS
      • THE OFFICERS' RESERVE CORPS IN WAR
      • THE OFFICERS' RESERVE CORPS IN PEACE
      • EXAMINATIONS
      • REPORTS TO BE MADE
      • THE RESERVE OFFICERS' TRAINING CORPS
      • SENIOR DIVISION
      • JUNIOR DIVISION
      • TO ENTER THE RESERVE OFFICERS' CORPS
      • DEPARTMENT COMMANDER'S REPORT
      • THE LAND FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES
      • ARTICLES OF WAR
      • GENERAL ADVICE
      • MILITARY CORRESPONDENCE
      • 1st Ind.
      • USE OF THE COMBINED ARMS
      • INFANTRY
      • ARTILLERY
      • CAVALRY
      • MACHINE GUNS
      • BOMBS AND HAND GRENADES
      • NIGHT OPERATIONS
      • OBSTACLES
      • MEETING ENGAGEMENTS
      • WITHDRAWAL FROM ACTION
      • INTRENCHMENTS
      • OTHERS ARE IN REAR
      • MILITARY MAPS
      • BAYONET
      • AMMUNITION
      • TRANSPORTATION
      • THE RATION
      • PROPERTY
      • GUARD DUTY
      • SALUTING
      • BOOKS3
        • FIELD ORDERS
        • FOR AN ADVANCE
        • A MODEL ORDER FOR AN ADVANCE
        • GENERAL IDEAS AND RULES FOR SOLVING MILITARY PROBLEMS
        • THE LOGICAL WAY TO ESTIMATE THE SITUATION
        • CORRECT PROCEDURE IN GIVING THE MAIN PART OF A FIELD ORDER
        • SOME GENERAL HINTS
        • SUMMARY
        • MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION
        • INTELLIGENCE SECTION GENERAL STAFF
        • ASSUMPTION OF THE ENEMY
        • FALSE INFORMATION
        • FIRE
        • THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN INDEPENDENT AND DIVISIONAL CAVALRY
        • THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN STRATEGY AND TACTICS
        • EMPLOYMENT OF AIR CRAFT ON AND NEAR THE FIRING LINE IN THE THEATER OF OPERATION
        • THE BIG IDEAS OF MARCHES
        • SHELTER
        • SELECTION OF A CAMPING GROUND
        • ADVICE TO OFFICERS
        • A FINAL WORD
      • FIELD ORDERS
      • FOR AN ADVANCE
      • A MODEL ORDER FOR AN ADVANCE
      • GENERAL IDEAS AND RULES FOR SOLVING MILITARY PROBLEMS
      • THE LOGICAL WAY TO ESTIMATE THE SITUATION
      • CORRECT PROCEDURE IN GIVING THE MAIN PART OF A FIELD ORDER
      • SOME GENERAL HINTS
      • SUMMARY
      • MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION
      • INTELLIGENCE SECTION GENERAL STAFF
      • ASSUMPTION OF THE ENEMY
      • FALSE INFORMATION
      • FIRE
      • THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN INDEPENDENT AND DIVISIONAL CAVALRY
      • THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN STRATEGY AND TACTICS
      • EMPLOYMENT OF AIR CRAFT ON AND NEAR THE FIRING LINE IN THE THEATER OF OPERATION
      • THE BIG IDEAS OF MARCHES
      • SHELTER
      • SELECTION OF A CAMPING GROUND
      • ADVICE TO OFFICERS
      • A FINAL WORD
    • OFFICERS' RESERVE CORPS
      • GENERAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THE OFFICERS' RESERVE CORPS
      • THE OFFICERS' RESERVE CORPS IN WAR
      • THE OFFICERS' RESERVE CORPS IN PEACE
      • EXAMINATIONS
      • REPORTS TO BE MADE
      • THE RESERVE OFFICERS' TRAINING CORPS
      • SENIOR DIVISION
      • JUNIOR DIVISION
      • TO ENTER THE RESERVE OFFICERS' CORPS
      • DEPARTMENT COMMANDER'S REPORT
      • THE LAND FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES
      • ARTICLES OF WAR
      • GENERAL ADVICE
      • MILITARY CORRESPONDENCE
      • 1st Ind.
      • USE OF THE COMBINED ARMS
      • INFANTRY
      • ARTILLERY
      • CAVALRY
      • MACHINE GUNS
      • BOMBS AND HAND GRENADES
      • NIGHT OPERATIONS
      • OBSTACLES
      • MEETING ENGAGEMENTS
      • WITHDRAWAL FROM ACTION
      • INTRENCHMENTS
      • OTHERS ARE IN REAR
      • MILITARY MAPS
      • BAYONET
      • AMMUNITION
      • TRANSPORTATION
      • THE RATION
      • PROPERTY
      • GUARD DUTY
      • SALUTING
    • GENERAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THE OFFICERS' RESERVE CORPS
    • THE OFFICERS' RESERVE CORPS IN WAR
    • THE OFFICERS' RESERVE CORPS IN PEACE
    • EXAMINATIONS
    • REPORTS TO BE MADE
    • THE RESERVE OFFICERS' TRAINING CORPS
    • SENIOR DIVISION
    • JUNIOR DIVISION
    • TO ENTER THE RESERVE OFFICERS' CORPS
    • DEPARTMENT COMMANDER'S REPORT
    • THE LAND FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES
    • ARTICLES OF WAR
    • GENERAL ADVICE
    • MILITARY CORRESPONDENCE
    • 1st Ind.
    • USE OF THE COMBINED ARMS
    • INFANTRY
    • ARTILLERY
    • CAVALRY
    • MACHINE GUNS
    • BOMBS AND HAND GRENADES
    • NIGHT OPERATIONS
    • OBSTACLES
    • MEETING ENGAGEMENTS
    • WITHDRAWAL FROM ACTION
    • INTRENCHMENTS
    • OTHERS ARE IN REAR
    • MILITARY MAPS
    • BAYONET
    • AMMUNITION
    • TRANSPORTATION
    • THE RATION
    • PROPERTY
    • GUARD DUTY
    • SALUTING
    • BOOKS3
      • FIELD ORDERS
      • FOR AN ADVANCE
      • A MODEL ORDER FOR AN ADVANCE
      • GENERAL IDEAS AND RULES FOR SOLVING MILITARY PROBLEMS
      • THE LOGICAL WAY TO ESTIMATE THE SITUATION
      • CORRECT PROCEDURE IN GIVING THE MAIN PART OF A FIELD ORDER
      • SOME GENERAL HINTS
      • SUMMARY
      • MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION
      • INTELLIGENCE SECTION GENERAL STAFF
      • ASSUMPTION OF THE ENEMY
      • FALSE INFORMATION
      • FIRE
      • THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN INDEPENDENT AND DIVISIONAL CAVALRY
      • THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN STRATEGY AND TACTICS
      • EMPLOYMENT OF AIR CRAFT ON AND NEAR THE FIRING LINE IN THE THEATER OF OPERATION
      • THE BIG IDEAS OF MARCHES
      • SHELTER
      • SELECTION OF A CAMPING GROUND
      • ADVICE TO OFFICERS
      • A FINAL WORD
    • FIELD ORDERS
    • FOR AN ADVANCE
    • A MODEL ORDER FOR AN ADVANCE
    • GENERAL IDEAS AND RULES FOR SOLVING MILITARY PROBLEMS
    • THE LOGICAL WAY TO ESTIMATE THE SITUATION
    • CORRECT PROCEDURE IN GIVING THE MAIN PART OF A FIELD ORDER
    • SOME GENERAL HINTS
    • SUMMARY
    • MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION
    • INTELLIGENCE SECTION GENERAL STAFF
    • ASSUMPTION OF THE ENEMY
    • FALSE INFORMATION
    • FIRE
    • THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN INDEPENDENT AND DIVISIONAL CAVALRY
    • THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN STRATEGY AND TACTICS
    • EMPLOYMENT OF AIR CRAFT ON AND NEAR THE FIRING LINE IN THE THEATER OF OPERATION
    • THE BIG IDEAS OF MARCHES
    • SHELTER
    • SELECTION OF A CAMPING GROUND
    • ADVICE TO OFFICERS
    • A FINAL WORD
    • SUPPLEMENT
      • ADVANCE WORK
        • SUPPLEMENT
      • SUPPLEMENT
    • ADVANCE WORK
      • SUPPLEMENT
    • SUPPLEMENT
    • CHAPTER I
      • THE THEORY OF SECURITY
        • GENERAL PRINCIPLES
        • ADVANCE GUARDS
        • STRENGTH AND COMPOSITION
        • DISTANCE FROM THE MAIN BODY
        • DISTRIBUTION OF TROOPS
        • ADVANCE CAVALRY
        • SUPPORT
        • RESERVE
        • RECONNAISSANCE
        • ADVANCE GUARD OF A SMALL COMMAND
        • REAR GUARDS
        • STRENGTH AND COMPOSITION
        • DISTRIBUTION OF TROOPS
        • DISTANCES
        • REAR GUARD OF AN ADVANCING FORCE
        • OUTPOSTS
        • COMPOSITION
        • DISTRIBUTION OF OUTPOST TROOPS
        • ESTABLISHING THE OUTPOST
        • RELIEVING THE OUTPOST
      • GENERAL PRINCIPLES
      • ADVANCE GUARDS
      • STRENGTH AND COMPOSITION
      • DISTANCE FROM THE MAIN BODY
      • DISTRIBUTION OF TROOPS
      • ADVANCE CAVALRY
      • SUPPORT
      • RESERVE
      • RECONNAISSANCE
      • ADVANCE GUARD OF A SMALL COMMAND
      • REAR GUARDS
      • STRENGTH AND COMPOSITION
      • DISTRIBUTION OF TROOPS
      • DISTANCES
      • REAR GUARD OF AN ADVANCING FORCE
      • OUTPOSTS
      • COMPOSITION
      • DISTRIBUTION OF OUTPOST TROOPS
      • ESTABLISHING THE OUTPOST
      • RELIEVING THE OUTPOST
    • THE THEORY OF SECURITY
      • GENERAL PRINCIPLES
      • ADVANCE GUARDS
      • STRENGTH AND COMPOSITION
      • DISTANCE FROM THE MAIN BODY
      • DISTRIBUTION OF TROOPS
      • ADVANCE CAVALRY
      • SUPPORT
      • RESERVE
      • RECONNAISSANCE
      • ADVANCE GUARD OF A SMALL COMMAND
      • REAR GUARDS
      • STRENGTH AND COMPOSITION
      • DISTRIBUTION OF TROOPS
      • DISTANCES
      • REAR GUARD OF AN ADVANCING FORCE
      • OUTPOSTS
      • COMPOSITION
      • DISTRIBUTION OF OUTPOST TROOPS
      • ESTABLISHING THE OUTPOST
      • RELIEVING THE OUTPOST
    • GENERAL PRINCIPLES
    • ADVANCE GUARDS
    • STRENGTH AND COMPOSITION
    • DISTANCE FROM THE MAIN BODY
    • DISTRIBUTION OF TROOPS
    • ADVANCE CAVALRY
    • SUPPORT
    • RESERVE
    • RECONNAISSANCE
    • ADVANCE GUARD OF A SMALL COMMAND
    • REAR GUARDS
    • STRENGTH AND COMPOSITION
    • DISTRIBUTION OF TROOPS
    • DISTANCES
    • REAR GUARD OF AN ADVANCING FORCE
    • OUTPOSTS
    • COMPOSITION
    • DISTRIBUTION OF OUTPOST TROOPS
    • ESTABLISHING THE OUTPOST
    • RELIEVING THE OUTPOST
    • CHAPTER II
      • ATTACK AND DEFENSE
        • THE THEORY OF ATTACK
        • ADVANTAGES OF THE ATTACK
        • DIFFERENT KINDS OF ATTACK
        • THE ACTUAL ATTACK
        • ADVANCING THE ATTACK
        • THE FIRE ATTACK
        • THE CHARGE
        • THE THEORY OF THE DEFENSIVE
        • ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF THE DEFENSIVE
        • DISADVANTAGES OF THE DEFENSE
        • REQUISITES OF A GOOD DEFENSIVE POSITION
        • PREPARING A DEFENSIVE POSITION
        • THE ACTUAL DEFENSE
      • THE THEORY OF ATTACK
      • ADVANTAGES OF THE ATTACK
      • DIFFERENT KINDS OF ATTACK
      • THE ACTUAL ATTACK
      • ADVANCING THE ATTACK
      • THE FIRE ATTACK
      • THE CHARGE
      • THE THEORY OF THE DEFENSIVE
      • ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF THE DEFENSIVE
      • DISADVANTAGES OF THE DEFENSE
      • REQUISITES OF A GOOD DEFENSIVE POSITION
      • PREPARING A DEFENSIVE POSITION
      • THE ACTUAL DEFENSE
    • ATTACK AND DEFENSE
      • THE THEORY OF ATTACK
      • ADVANTAGES OF THE ATTACK
      • DIFFERENT KINDS OF ATTACK
      • THE ACTUAL ATTACK
      • ADVANCING THE ATTACK
      • THE FIRE ATTACK
      • THE CHARGE
      • THE THEORY OF THE DEFENSIVE
      • ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF THE DEFENSIVE
      • DISADVANTAGES OF THE DEFENSE
      • REQUISITES OF A GOOD DEFENSIVE POSITION
      • PREPARING A DEFENSIVE POSITION
      • THE ACTUAL DEFENSE
    • THE THEORY OF ATTACK
    • ADVANTAGES OF THE ATTACK
    • DIFFERENT KINDS OF ATTACK
    • THE ACTUAL ATTACK
    • ADVANCING THE ATTACK
    • THE FIRE ATTACK
    • THE CHARGE
    • THE THEORY OF THE DEFENSIVE
    • ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF THE DEFENSIVE
    • DISADVANTAGES OF THE DEFENSE
    • REQUISITES OF A GOOD DEFENSIVE POSITION
    • PREPARING A DEFENSIVE POSITION
    • THE ACTUAL DEFENSE
    • CHAPTER III
      • PATROLLING
        • DUTIES OF A PATROL
        • STRENGTH
        • COMMANDER
        • INSTRUCTIONS
        • PREPARATION
        • FORMATION
        • CONDUCT OF THE PATROL
        • ENCOUNTERING THE ENEMY
        • RETURNING
      • DUTIES OF A PATROL
      • STRENGTH
      • COMMANDER
      • INSTRUCTIONS
      • PREPARATION
      • FORMATION
      • CONDUCT OF THE PATROL
      • ENCOUNTERING THE ENEMY
      • RETURNING
    • PATROLLING
      • DUTIES OF A PATROL
      • STRENGTH
      • COMMANDER
      • INSTRUCTIONS
      • PREPARATION
      • FORMATION
      • CONDUCT OF THE PATROL
      • ENCOUNTERING THE ENEMY
      • RETURNING
    • DUTIES OF A PATROL
    • STRENGTH
    • COMMANDER
    • INSTRUCTIONS
    • PREPARATION
    • FORMATION
    • CONDUCT OF THE PATROL
    • ENCOUNTERING THE ENEMY
    • RETURNING
    • CHAPTER IV
      • TARGET PRACTICE
        • PRELIMINARY INSTRUCTION
        • SLOW FIRE TARGETS
        • RAPID FIRE TARGET
        • WINDAGE
        • ELEVATION
        • SLOW FIRE
        • CORRECT SITTING POSITION
        • CORRECT SITTING POSITION
        • RAPID FIRE
        • HINTS ON RAPID FIRE
        • GENERAL HINTS AND CAUTIONS
        • CARE OF THE RIFLE
        • MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION
        • ESTIMATING DISTANCE
        • METHODS OF ESTIMATING DISTANCES BY THE EYE
        • APPEARANCE OF OBJECTS
        • ESTIMATING DISTANCES BY SOUND
        • TRIAL SHOTS OR VOLLEYS
        • ESTIMATING DISTANCE TEST
        • RANGE FINDERS
      • PRELIMINARY INSTRUCTION
      • SLOW FIRE TARGETS
      • RAPID FIRE TARGET
      • WINDAGE
      • ELEVATION
      • SLOW FIRE
      • CORRECT SITTING POSITION
      • CORRECT SITTING POSITION
      • RAPID FIRE
      • HINTS ON RAPID FIRE
      • GENERAL HINTS AND CAUTIONS
      • CARE OF THE RIFLE
      • MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION
      • ESTIMATING DISTANCE
      • METHODS OF ESTIMATING DISTANCES BY THE EYE
      • APPEARANCE OF OBJECTS
      • ESTIMATING DISTANCES BY SOUND
      • TRIAL SHOTS OR VOLLEYS
      • ESTIMATING DISTANCE TEST
      • RANGE FINDERS
    • TARGET PRACTICE
      • PRELIMINARY INSTRUCTION
      • SLOW FIRE TARGETS
      • RAPID FIRE TARGET
      • WINDAGE
      • ELEVATION
      • SLOW FIRE
      • CORRECT SITTING POSITION
      • CORRECT SITTING POSITION
      • RAPID FIRE
      • HINTS ON RAPID FIRE
      • GENERAL HINTS AND CAUTIONS
      • CARE OF THE RIFLE
      • MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION
      • ESTIMATING DISTANCE
      • METHODS OF ESTIMATING DISTANCES BY THE EYE
      • APPEARANCE OF OBJECTS
      • ESTIMATING DISTANCES BY SOUND
      • TRIAL SHOTS OR VOLLEYS
      • ESTIMATING DISTANCE TEST
      • RANGE FINDERS
    • PRELIMINARY INSTRUCTION
    • SLOW FIRE TARGETS
    • RAPID FIRE TARGET
    • WINDAGE
    • ELEVATION
    • SLOW FIRE
    • CORRECT SITTING POSITION
    • CORRECT SITTING POSITION
    • RAPID FIRE
    • HINTS ON RAPID FIRE
    • GENERAL HINTS AND CAUTIONS
    • CARE OF THE RIFLE
    • MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION
    • ESTIMATING DISTANCE
    • METHODS OF ESTIMATING DISTANCES BY THE EYE
    • APPEARANCE OF OBJECTS
    • ESTIMATING DISTANCES BY SOUND
    • TRIAL SHOTS OR VOLLEYS
    • ESTIMATING DISTANCE TEST
    • RANGE FINDERS
    • CHAPTER V
      • TENT PITCHING
    • TENT PITCHING
    • CHAPTER VI
      • SIGNALS AND CODES
        • NUMERALS
        • PUNCTUATION
        • ARM SIGNALS
      • NUMERALS
      • PUNCTUATION
      • ARM SIGNALS
    • SIGNALS AND CODES
      • NUMERALS
      • PUNCTUATION
      • ARM SIGNALS
    • NUMERALS
    • PUNCTUATION
    • ARM SIGNALS
    • CHAPTER VII
      • FIRST AID TO THE INJURED
        • CAUTIONS
        • BULLET WOUND
        • STOPPING BLEEDING
        • BROKEN BONE (FRACTURE)
        • DROWNING
        • BURNS
        • FREEZING AND FROSTBITE
        • FAINTING
        • POISONING
        • SNAKE BITE
        • STOMACH WOUNDS
        • CHAFING
        • EXTINGUISHING BURNING CLOTHES
        • GAS
      • CAUTIONS
      • BULLET WOUND
      • STOPPING BLEEDING
      • BROKEN BONE (FRACTURE)
      • DROWNING
      • BURNS
      • FREEZING AND FROSTBITE
      • FAINTING
      • POISONING
      • SNAKE BITE
      • STOMACH WOUNDS
      • CHAFING
      • EXTINGUISHING BURNING CLOTHES
      • GAS
    • FIRST AID TO THE INJURED
      • CAUTIONS
      • BULLET WOUND
      • STOPPING BLEEDING
      • BROKEN BONE (FRACTURE)
      • DROWNING
      • BURNS
      • FREEZING AND FROSTBITE
      • FAINTING
      • POISONING
      • SNAKE BITE
      • STOMACH WOUNDS
      • CHAFING
      • EXTINGUISHING BURNING CLOTHES
      • GAS
    • CAUTIONS
    • BULLET WOUND
    • STOPPING BLEEDING
    • BROKEN BONE (FRACTURE)
    • DROWNING
    • BURNS
    • FREEZING AND FROSTBITE
    • FAINTING
    • POISONING
    • SNAKE BITE
    • STOMACH WOUNDS
    • CHAFING
    • EXTINGUISHING BURNING CLOTHES
    • GAS
    • APPENDIX
      • TABLES OF ORGANIZATION
        • (For Reference Only)
      • (For Reference Only)
      • INFANTRY BATTALION
      • INFANTRY DRILL REGULATIONS, 1911
        • FOR USE WITH THE
        • TO LOAD
        • TO UNLOAD
        • COMPANY INSPECTION
      • FOR USE WITH THE
      • TO LOAD
      • TO UNLOAD
      • COMPANY INSPECTION
      • INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES ARMED WITH RIFLES, MODEL 1898.
        • RULES GOVERNING THE CARRYING OF THE PIECE.
        • FILL MAGAZINE.
        • UNLOAD.
        • CLIP FIRE.
        • CEASE FIRING.
      • RULES GOVERNING THE CARRYING OF THE PIECE.
      • FILL MAGAZINE.
      • UNLOAD.
      • CLIP FIRE.
      • CEASE FIRING.
    • TABLES OF ORGANIZATION
      • (For Reference Only)
    • (For Reference Only)
    • INFANTRY BATTALION
    • INFANTRY DRILL REGULATIONS, 1911
      • FOR USE WITH THE
      • TO LOAD
      • TO UNLOAD
      • COMPANY INSPECTION
    • FOR USE WITH THE
    • TO LOAD
    • TO UNLOAD
    • COMPANY INSPECTION
    • INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES ARMED WITH RIFLES, MODEL 1898.
      • RULES GOVERNING THE CARRYING OF THE PIECE.
      • FILL MAGAZINE.
      • UNLOAD.
      • CLIP FIRE.
      • CEASE FIRING.
    • RULES GOVERNING THE CARRYING OF THE PIECE.
    • FILL MAGAZINE.
    • UNLOAD.
    • CLIP FIRE.
    • CEASE FIRING.
    • INDEX
    • FOOTNOTES
    • TRANSCRIBER NOTES
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