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.
1916 description, adjustment and operation in drill and target practice / prepared especially for officers and enlisted men of the National Guard, and recommended for their use by the Division of Militia Affairs of the War Department.
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.
"The coast artillery troops are charged with the care and use of the fixed and mavable elements of the seaward nad landward defense of the coast fortifications, including guns,mortars, submarine mines, and torpedoes. The coast artillery supports...