In either case it will be conducted as follows : A signal will be beat or sounded half an hour before troop or retreat, for the music to assemble on the regimental parade. At the same time each company will turn out under arms, on its own parade, for roll call and inspection by ita own officers. ... The ranks will be opened according to the system laid down in the Infantry Tactics, the commissioned officersanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Concise System of Instructions and Regulations for the Militia and Volunteers of the United States|
|Author||:||Samuel Cooper, Alexander Macomb|