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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...the manner in which the
field movements were executed, and the steady and soldier-like
appearance of oflicers and men. 11(lI)Lifl0IL Ficltl Battery
performed its animal drill at Hamilton. Mustcred as usual. very
strong. General appearance of this battery very creditable; well
horsed 3 field movements well and smartly performed. Toronto and
C'olZin_qw00d Garrison Batteries. These corps performed their
annual drill; the former in barracks, at the New Fort, Toronto; the
latter under canvas at Collingwood. Lieut.-Col. Denison, Brigade
Major, who was present at the inspection of the corps by
Lieut.-Col. French, reports favorably of these corps. The 12th,
31st, 35th, 37th, 38th, and 77th Battalions poi-formed their
annual. drill, under the general order of the 23rd J nne, in eight
consecutive days under canvas, (less one day moving into and out of
camp), at their respective Battalion Head Quarters; excepting the
12th Battalion, which assembled at Aurora, instead of Newmarket,
--the the former place considered more available and preferable. It
is very creditable to the commanding oflicers of corps to be able
to report that their camps were well situated, dry and healthy,
without exception; well supplied with water, tents well pitched,
rations good; no complaints. General appearance of the men
soldierlike; and considering the short period, drill, field
movements and skirmishing very fair; arms, accontrements, and
clothing in fair order. I am sorry to say the 37th Battalion
mustered weak. I regret to observe that the 38th Battalion did not
appear to be in as healthy a state of organization as I could wish.
Although, I believe ofiicers commanding Battalions used every
exertion tocarry out the general order of the 23rd June, with
reference to target...
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