Eleven general orders

diticane's version from 2015-10-04 14:58


Question Answer
1. To takeTo take charge of this post and all government property in view
2. To walkTo walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing
3. To reportTo report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce
4. To repeatTo repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guardhouse than my own
5. To quitTo quit my post only when properly relieved
6. To receiveTo receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, officer of the day and officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard only.
7. To talkTo talk to no one except in the line of duty
8. To giveTo give the alarm in case of fire or disorder
9. To call To call the corporal of the guard in any case not covered by instructions
10. To saluteTo salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased
11. To be To be especially watchful at night, and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.

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