Baron von Steuben's Revolutionary War Drill Manual - Chapter I.
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Chapter I.

Of the Arms and Accoutrements of the Officers, Non-commissioned Officers, and Soldiers.


THE arms and accoutrements of the officers, non-commissioned officiers, and soldiers, should be uniform throughout.

The officers who exercise their functions on horseback, are to be armed with swords, the platoon officers with swords and espontoons, the non-commissioned officers with swords, firelocks, and bayonets, and the soldiers with firelocks and bayonets.


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