Sessional Papers of the Dominion of Canada Volume 7, No. 4

Sessional Papers of the Dominion of Canada Volume 7, No. 4

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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. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...the manner in which the field movements were executed, and the steady and soldier-like appearance of oflicers and men. 11(lI)Lifl0IL Ficltl Battery performed its animal drill at Hamilton. Mustcred as usual. very strong. General appearance of this battery very creditable; well horsed 3 field movements well and smartly performed. Toronto and C'olZin_qw00d Garrison Batteries. These corps performed their annual drill; the former in barracks, at the New Fort, Toronto; the latter under canvas at Collingwood. Lieut.-Col. Denison, Brigade Major, who was present at the inspection of the corps by Lieut.-Col. French, reports favorably of these corps. The 12th, 31st, 35th, 37th, 38th, and 77th Battalions poi-formed their annual. drill, under the general order of the 23rd J nne, in eight consecutive days under canvas, (less one day moving into and out of camp), at their respective Battalion Head Quarters; excepting the 12th Battalion, which assembled at Aurora, instead of Newmarket, --the the former place considered more available and preferable. It is very creditable to the commanding oflicers of corps to be able to report that their camps were well situated, dry and healthy, without exception; well supplied with water, tents well pitched, rations good; no complaints. General appearance of the men soldierlike; and considering the short period, drill, field movements and skirmishing very fair; arms, accontrements, and clothing in fair order. I am sorry to say the 37th Battalion mustered weak. I regret to observe that the 38th Battalion did not appear to be in as healthy a state of organization as I could wish. Although, I believe ofiicers commanding Battalions used every exertion tocarry out the general order of the 23rd June, with reference to more

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