TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE FIRST.

ARTICLE FIRST.

Formation of a regiment in order of battle, or in line; Posts of company officers, sergeants and corporals; Posts of field officers and regimental staff; Posts of field music and band; Color-guard; General guides

ARTICLE SECOND.

Instruction of the battalion; Instruction of officers; Instruction of sergeants; Instruction of corporals; Commands

TITLE SECOND-SCHOOL OF THE SOLDIER.

PART FIRST.

General rules and division of the school of the soldier

Lesson I.- Position of the soldier (No. 78.) Eyes right, left and front (Nos. 80, 83)

Lesson II.-Facings (Nos. 88, 91)

Lesson III.-Principles of the direct step in common and quick time (Nos. 94, 102)

Lesson IV.-Principles of the double quick step (No. 104)

PART SECOND.

General rules

Lesson I.-Principles of shouldered arms

Lesson II.-Manual of arms Support arms (No. 133.) Present arms (No. 143.) Order arms (No. 147.) Load in nine times (No. 156.) Ready (No. 171.) Aim (No. 174.) Fire (No. 177.) Fix bayonet (No. 188.) Charge bayonet (No. 193.) Trail arms (No. 197.) Unfix bayonet (No. 200.) Secure arms (No. 204.) Right shoulder shift arms (No. 210.) Arms at will (No. 219.) Ground arms (No. 222.) Inspection arms (No. 227.) Remarks on the manual of arms (No. 237) Mark time (No. 241.)Change step (No. 245.) March backwards (No. 247.)

Lesson III.-Load in four times (No. 250.) Load at will (No. 257.)

Lesson IV.-Firings. Direct fire (No. 261.) Oblique firings (No. 266.) Position of the two ranks in the oblique fire to the right (No 267.) Position of the two ranks in the oblique fire to the left (No. 270.) Fire by file (No. 275.) Fire by rank (No. 285.)

Lesson V.-Fire and load kneeling (No. 292.) Fire and load lying (No. 300.)

Lesson VI.-Bayonet exercise

PART THIRD.

Lesson I.-Alignments

Lesson II.-March by the front (No. 325.) March by the front in double quick time (No. 334.) Face about in marching(No. 343.) March backwards (No. 345.)

Lesson III.-March by the flank (No. 351.) March by the flank in double quick time (No. 368.)

Lesson IV.-General principles of wheeling (No. 377.) Wheeling from a halt (No. 383.) Wheeling in marching (No. 393.) Turning (No. 400.) Wheeling and turning in double quick time (No. 403.)

Lesson V.-Long marches in double quick time and the run (No. 406.) Stack arms (No. 410.) Take arms (No. 413.)

TITLE THIRD-SCHOOL OF THE COMPANY.

General rules and division of the school of the company

LESSON FIRST.

Article I.-To open ranks (No. 8.)

Article II.-Alignments in open ranks (No. 18.)

Article III.-Manual of arms (No. 26.)

Article IV.-To close ranks (No. 28.).

Article V. -Alignments, and manual of arms in closed ranks (No. 30)

LESSON SECOND.

Article I-To load in four times and at will (No. 44)

Article II.-To fire by company (No. 48)

Article III.-To fire by file (No. 55) .

Article IV.-To fire by rank (No. 58)

Article V.-To fire by the rear rank (No. 68)

LESSON THIRD.

Article I.-To advance in line of battle (No. 84)

Article II.-To halt the company marching in line of battle, and to align it (No. 99)

Article III.-Oblique march in line Of battle (No. 101)

Article IV.-To mark time, to march in double quick time, and the back Step (No. 109.)

Article V.-To march in retreat (No. 119)

LESSON FOURTH.

Article I.-To march by the flank (No. 135)

Article II.-To change direction by file (No. 142)

Article III.-To halt the company, marching by the flank, and to face it to the front (No. 145)

Article IV.-The company being in march by the flank, to form it on the right or left, by file into line of battle (No. 148)

Article V.-The company marching by the flank, to form it by company or platoon into line, and cause it to face to the right and left in marching (No. 153)

LESSON FIFTH.

Article I.-To break into column by platoon, either at a halt or marching (No. 171)

Article II.-To march in column (No. 195)

Article III.-To change direction (No. 211)

Article IV.-To halt the column (No. 231)

Article V.-Being in column by platoon, to form to the right or left into line of battle, either at a halt, or marching ( No. 235) .

LESSON SIXTH.

Article I.-To break the company into platoons, and to re-form the company (No. 265)

Article II.-To break files to the rear and to cause them to re-enter into line (No. 289)

Article III.-To march in column in route, and to execute the movements incident thereto (No. 306)

Article IV.-Countermarch (No. 334)

Article V.-Being in column by platoon, to form on the right or left into line of battle (No. 343)

Formation of a company from two ranks into single ranks, and reciprocally (No. 359)

Formation of a company from two ranks into four, and reciprocally, at a halt, and marching (No. 371)

TITLE FOURTH-SCHOOL OF THE BATTALION.

Formation of the battalion (No. 1)

Composition and march of the color-escort (No. 4)

Honors paid to the color (No. 11)

General rules and division of the school of the battalion (No. 14)

PART FIRST.

Article I.-To open and close ranks (No. 22)

Article II.-Manual of arms (No. 30)

Article III.-Loading at will, and the firings (No. 31)

PART SECOND.

Article I.-To break by company to the right (No. 69). Break by company to the left (No. 74). Break by division (No. 75). To break by company, marching (No. 84)

Article II.-Break to the rear by the right or left of companies (No. 87). Break to the rear by the right or left of companies, marching (No. 94). Advance or retire by the right or left of companies (No. 105). Advance or retire by the right or left of companies, marching (No. 110). Advancing or retiring by the right or left of companies, to form fine to the front (No. 113)

Article III.-Ploy the battalion into close column on the first division (No. 119). Ploy the. battalion into close column on the fourth division (No. 141) . Ploy the battalion into close column on any interior division (No. 143). Battalion being in march, to ploy it into column on the first division (No. 149)

PART THIRD.

Article I.-March in column at full distance (No. 164). Column being in march, to execute the about (No. 170). Column arriving in front of the line of battle, to prolong it on this line (No. 175). Column arriving behind the line of battle, to prolong it on this line (No. 184). Column arriving on the right or left of the line of battle, to prolong it on this line (No. 188). Manner of prolonging a line by markers (No. 189)

Article III.-Change of direction in column at full distance (No 231)

Article IV.-Halt the column (No. 239)

Article V-Close the column to half distance, or in mass (No. 252). Close the column on the eighth company (No. 267). Execute this movement marching (No. 273)

Article VI.-March in column at half distance, or closed in mass (No. 281)

Article VII.-Change direction in column at half distance (No. 287)

Article VIII.-Change direction of a column closed in mass, marching (No. 288). Change direction of a column, closed in mass, from a halt (No. 306)

Article IX.-Take distances by the head of the column (NO. 323). Take distances by the rear of the column (NO. 333). Take distances on the head of the column (No. 341)

Article X.-Countermarch of a column at full or half distance (No. 351). Countermarch of a column closed in mass (No. 352)

Article XI.-Being in column by company, closed in mass, to form divisions (No. 364). To form divisions, marching (No. 376)

PART FOURTH.

Article II.-To form a column, at full distance, to the left into line of battle (No. 390). To form a column to the right into line of battle (No. 399). A column being in march, to form it into line of battle (No. 402). To form a column into line of battle, and to move it forward (No. 403). By inversion to the right or left into line of battle (No. 407). Column at full distance, to form it on the right or left into line of battle (No. 414). Column at full distance forward into line of battle (No. 440). Forward into line of battle marching (No. 452). Column at full distance faced to the rear into line of battle (No. 466). Execute this movement, marching (No. 479)

Article III.-Formation in line of battle by two movements (No. 485)

Article IV.-Different modes of forming column at half distance, to the left or right, into line of battle (No. 501). By the rear of column, left or right, into line, wheel (No. 503). Column at half distance, on the right or left, into line (No. 507). Column, at half distance, forward into line (No. 508). Column, at half distance, faced to the rear into line (No. 509)

Article V.-Deployment of columns closed in mass (No. 510). Deployment on the first division (No. 514). To deploy whilst marching, on the first division (No. 532). To deploy without halting the column, and to continue marching (No. 536) To deploy on the fourth division (No. 541). To deploy, whilst marching, on the fourth division (No. 556). To deploy on an interior division (No. 563). To deploy, whilst marching, on an interior division (No. 567)

PART FIFTH.

Article II.-Oblique march in line of battle (No. 623)

Article III.-To halt the battalion, marching in line of battle, and to align it (No. 635)

Article IV.-Change of direction in marching in line of battle (No. 652.)

Article V.-To march in retreat in line of battle (No. 664)

Article VI.-To halt the battalion, marching in retreat, and to face it to the front (No. 676)

Article VII.-Change of direction in marching in retreat (No. 681)

Article VIII.-Passage of obstacles, advancing and retreating (No. 682)

Article IX.-To pass a defile, in retreat, by the right or left flank (No. 710)

Article X.-To march by the flank (No. 722)

Article XI.-To form the battalion on the right or left, by file, into line of battle (No. 735)

Article XII.-Change of front perpendicularly forward (No. 743.) Change front forward on the first company, marching (No. 754.) Change of front perpendicularly to the rear (No. 761)

Article XIII.-To ploy the battalion into column, doubled on the center (No. 776). To form double column, marching (No. 787). Deployment of the double column, faced to the front (No. 96). Deployment of the double column, marching (No. 800). To form the double column into line of battle, faced to the right or left (No. 803). To form the double column into line of battle, faced to right or left, marching (No. 807)

Article XIV.-Dispositions against cavalry (No. 817.) A column being in march at full distance, to form square (No. 837.) If the column be closed in mass, to make dispositions to form square (No. 847.) The battalion being in square, to move it in advance by one of its fronts (No. 854 .) To halt the square (No. 860.) The battalion being in square, to form column to march in the front, a greater distance than thirty paces (No. 863.) To march the square in retreat a greater distance than thirty paces (No. 872.) The battalion being in square, to march it in advance, or in retreat, a distance less than thirty paces (No. 876.) The column marching to the front, to march it in retreat (No. 879.) The column marching in retreat, to march it to the front (No. 881.) To reduce the square (No. 883.) To form square from line of battle (No. 885.) Perpendicular square (No. 888.) Perpendicular square, marching (No. 890.) To form square by double column (No. 892.) To form square by double column, marching (No. 89 Observations relative to the formation of squares in two ranks (No. 896.) The column being place the inner platoons of the formed of four divisions, to place third division in reserve (No. 898.) Squares in four ranks (NO. 910.) The square formed in four ranks being reduced, and at a halt, to form the battalion into two ranks (No. 916.) The column being in march with divisions formed in four ranks, to re-form it into two ranks (No. 920.) To form square in four ranks on one of the flank divisions (No. 923.) Form square in four ranks on the first division, marching (No. 928.) Form perpendicular square in four ranks, by double column (No. 931.) Form perpendicular square in four ranks, by double column, marching (No. 935.) Oblique square No. 938.) Oblique square, being in column (No. 945.) column against cavalry (No. 965.) The battalion being no longer threatened by cavalry, to form column (No. 970.)

Article XV.-The rally (No. 974.)

Article XVI.-Rules for manœuvring by the rear rank (No. 979)