"At the command <em>attention</em> resume the order saber and the position of the soldier." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Attention

"At the command attention resume the order saber and the position of the soldier." —…

An illustration of two hands shaking with a man standing in the distance at attention.

Hands Shaking & Man at Attention

An illustration of two hands shaking with a man standing in the distance at attention.

"The butt rests evenly on the ground, barrel to the rear, toe of the butt on a line with toe of, and touhcing, the right shoe, arm and hands hanging naturally right hand holding the piece between the thumb and fingers." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Order arms standing

"The butt rests evenly on the ground, barrel to the rear, toe of the butt on a line with toe of, and…

"Without changing the grasp of the right hand, place the piece on the right shoulder, barrel up and inclined at an angle of about 45 degrees from the horizontal trigger guard in the hollow of teh shoulder, right elbow near the side, the piece in a vertical plane perpendicular to the front." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Right shoulder, arms

"Without changing the grasp of the right hand, place the piece on the right shoulder, barrel up and…

An officer facing forward, with a saber.

Officer with saber

An officer facing forward, with a saber.

Signal for attention.

Signal Attention

Signal for attention.

"Each even number of the front rank diengages and detaches his piece by turning it to the left." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Take arms

"Each even number of the front rank diengages and detaches his piece by turning it to the left." —…

"Raise the piece, right arm slightly bent, and incline the muzzle forward so that the barrel makes an angle of about thirty degrees with the vertical. When it can be done without danger or inconvenience to others, the piece may be grasped at the balance and the muzzle lowered until the piece is horizontal; a similar position in the left hand may be used." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Trail arms

"Raise the piece, right arm slightly bent, and incline the muzzle forward so that the barrel makes an…