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STANDING OPERATING PROCEDURES
FOR THE
10th NORTH CAROLINA STATE TROOPS
(1st REGIMENT NORTH CAROLINA ARTILLERY)

(current as of 09 Feb 2003)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. General

2. Purpose

3. Affiliation

4. Training Standards

5. Guns and Horses
  a. Basic Guidelines
  b. Guns to Horses Ratio
  c. Gun Components

6. Safety Regulations
  a. Powder Charges
  b. Preparation of Powder Charges
  c. Storage of Powder Charges
  d. Primers
  e. Loading
  f. Projectile Firing
  g. Blank Firing
  h. Gun Safety Zone
  i. Limber Box Security
  j. Ammunition Box
  k. Ear Protection
  l. Smoking
  m. Alcohol

7. Clothing
  a. Eyeglasses
  b. Footwear
  c. Trousers
  d. Suspenders
  e. Headgear
  f. Shirts
  g. Jackets and Coats
  h. Socks
  i. Belts and Buckles
  j. Individual Weapons
  k Haversacks
  l. Canteens
  m. Shelter Tent
  n. Blankets
  o. Mess Gear
  p. Drill Manual
  q. Poncho
  r. Vest
  s. Greatcoats or Overcoats
  t. Knapsack
  u. Lantern
  v. Cold Weather Clothing
  w. Underwear (CW period)
  x. Straw Hats
  y. Miscellaneous Comments
8. Camp and Event Regulations
  a. Clothing
  b. Smoking
  c. Beverage Containers
  d. Notification of Attendance
  e. Society Reimbursement

9. Courtesy Towards Officers
 
a. Saluting
  b. Entering Camp
  c. Speaking to

10. Flags and Colors
  a. During color ceremonies
  b. During Battle/Reenactment.

11. Discipline
  a. Participation
  b. Behavior
  c. Alcohol
  d. Illegal Substances
  e. Theft

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TABS

Unit Histories Tab A
Official Rules of the American Artillery Association
and
the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association
<< refer to Web sites
National Park Service Manual for the Handling and Firing of 19th Century Field Artillery in Interpretive Demonstrations Tab C
10th NCT Artillery Safety Rules and Procedures Tab D
Horse Care Tab E
Uniform and Equipment Suppliers Tab F
Cannon Nomenclature Tab G
Reference Materials Tab H
Insurance Information Tab I

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