An ACT Regulating the Militia of the State of Indiana; Passed at the Second Session of the General Assembly; To Which Is Annexed, an Abridgment of the Rules and Regulations for the Field Exercise and Man Uvres of Infantry. by Authority

An ACT Regulating the Militia of the State of Indiana; Passed at the Second Session of the General Assembly; To Which Is Annexed, an Abridgment of the Rules and Regulations for the Field Exercise and Man Uvres of Infantry. by Authority

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1818 edition. Excerpt: ...division. The first and second componies of li;, ht infantry shail compose a grand division of li;;ht infantry. '., ' l'cr.y"conip.1iiy will he (llltlt'tl into two rqnal ptiits. which shall be dcnoininati-d platoons. That 0-: lll ' I't .', 'llt shall he calla-d the first plats.-on, and th.-t on the lvft the F-t' C0lttl platoon, Eicry p.atoon shall be tll'ltlt'd intoa right and lcft.cction of equal size. The sections shall be known as the t signing over men, i' necesaary, from one I'he habitual order of for-nation ahall he that of lites shall be numbered from the right to the left flank of the company, 1, 2, 3, 4. 5, fie..two ranks, with a rank nf.flltt closers. lint exer-Clwtt nhnll he frequent in the order of atree tlccp, Wltll n rank of file closers.. Every company, wllatuer may he it! place in tlw battalion, uhallhe formed of men fllI.'(l front the.' When l'or..ncd in tvto ranka, one halt', cnnsiating of the shortest men syill form = the front rank;-when formctl in tbrea.ranka, one; thirtl part, consisting ofthe shortest men, will rem the front rank; one third part, consistin ot'.t'he tallest men, will form the rear rauk;, an the re-maining third will form the intermediate rank. The tli.-nnnce from rank to rank will be one 2, ? which will be measured from the breaata ofthe ' ofa rear rank, to the backs of the men who are ip front of them respectively in their-fllee. when the kunp-lack is on, the foot will be meaanred to the back of the kuapsack.. _, -'. The companies must be alwa.yn."eqnalizetl, '.b .' an. to another. 'W right for The captain lnlhe front rank', ' bis company. ' t rt 1 ' The first lieutenant in the ranli of file'clo'et's, lwo...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236983009
  • 9781236983008