The accompanying instructions for the care and cleaning of recoil cylinders of seacoast carriages, prepared in the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, are published for the use and information of the Coast Artillery.
The following Syllabus of Examination for Gunners, published as an Appendix to General Orders, No. 141, War Department, August 27, 1904, is republished for the information and guidance of the Coast Artillery.
A comprehensive study of any subject should begin with its historical development. In the case of field artillery materiel, a superficial examination of museum curiosities is not sufficient. The survey, to be of real value, must identify in each...
Sights for the 6-pounder parapet mount, Driggs-Seabury, model of 1898 7
Sights for the 3.2-inch and 3.6-inch gun 8
Front sight 8
Rear sight 8-9
Gunner's quadrant 10-12
Use of quadrant 12-13
Sights for the 4-inch and 6-pounder...