|Title:||The yong [sic] souldier|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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The yong [sic] souldier
London: Printed by J.R. for Joseph Hunscott, 1642.
Dedication signed: John Raynsford.
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
England and Wales. -- Army -- Regulations.
To the Right Honourable, and his endeared good Colonell, WILLIAM, Lord Viscount SAY and SEAL, Master of the Court of Wards, and one of His Majesties most Honorable Privy Councell.
Words of Command, and other Rules and Orders to be observed by all the Captaines of Horse-Troops, and their Officers, within the Army, in the Exercising and Government of their severall Troops.
The words of Command to be used in exercising them, are as follow:
Orders to be observed in Marching of a Troop of Horse.
The Captain of Foot is to teach his Souldiers these sixe once a day, till they are perfect in knowing them.
These 3 Figures or Formes following, are to practise the Foot Company before the words of Command be taught.
Words of Command, and other Rules and Orders to be observed by all the Captains of Foot-Companies, and other Officers within the Army, in exercising and government of their severall Companies.
Before you Wheel:—
After you have wheeled:
For the Pike.
For the particular use of the Musquet.
In Exercising, use these three Terms of Direction.
In Advancing towards an Enemie, when they do not skirmish Loose and Disbanded, they mustGive Fire by Ranks, after this man∣ner following.
A manner, there is, to Give Fire retiring from an Enemy, which is performed after this sort.
We Give Fire by Flanks thus:
Orders to be observed in the Marching of one single Company, or of many joyned together in one Body.