A young boy saluting.

Boy Saluting

A young boy saluting.

"Carry the left hand smartly to the small of the stock, forearm horizontal, palm of hand down, thumb and fingers extended and joined, forefinger touching end of cocking piece, look toward the person saluted." — Moss, 1914

Rifle salute

"Carry the left hand smartly to the small of the stock, forearm horizontal, palm of hand down, thumb…

"Carry the left hand smartly to the right side, palm of the hand down, thumb and fingers extended and joined, forefinger against piece near the muzzle; look toward the person saluted." — Moss, 1914

Rifle salute

"Carry the left hand smartly to the right side, palm of the hand down, thumb and fingers extended and…

"Officers and noncomissioned officers armed with the saber, when mounted, return saber without using the left hand; the scabbard is hooked up on dismounting." — Moss, 1914

Saber return

"Officers and noncomissioned officers armed with the saber, when mounted, return saber without using…

"Raise the right hand smartly till the tip of the forefinger touches the lower part of the headdress above the right eye, thumb and fingers extended and joined, palm to the left, forearm inclined at about 45 degrees, hand and wrist straight; at the same time look toward the person saluted." — Moss, 1914

Salute

"Raise the right hand smartly till the tip of the forefinger touches the lower part of the headdress…