Orders to the Sentry and Ranks

General Orders:

1. TAKE CHARGE OF THIS POST AND ALL GOVERNMENT PROPERTY IN VIEW. 
2. WALK MY POST IN A MILITARY MANNER, KEEPING ALWAYS ON THE ALERT, AND OBSERVING 
EVERYTHING THAT TAKES PLACE WITHIN SIGHT OR HEARING. 
3. REPORT ALL VIOLATIONS OF ORDERS I AM INSTRUCTED TO ENFORCE. 
4. REPEAT ALL CALLS FROM ANY POSTS MORE DISTANT FROM THE GUARDHOUSE OR QUARTERDECK THAN MY OWN. 
5. QUIT MY POST ONLY WHEN PROPERLY RELIEVED. 
6. RECEIVE, OBEY, AND PASS ON TO THE SENTRY WHO RELIEVES ME, ALL ORDERS FROM THE 
COMMANDING OFFICER, COMMAND DUTY OFFICER, OFFICER OF THE DECK, AND OFFICERS AND PETTY OFFICERS OF THE WATCH ONLY
7. TALK TO NO ONE EXCEPT IN THE LINE OF DUTY. 
8. GIVE THE ALARM IN CASE OF FIRE OR DISORDER. 
9. CALL THE OFFICER OF THE DECK IN ANY CASE NOT COVERED 
BY INSTRUCTIONS. 
10. SALUTE ALL OFFICERS AND ALL COLORS AND STANDARDS NOT CASED. 
11. BE ESPECIALLY WATCHFUL AT NIGHT, AND DURING THE TIME FOR CHALLENGING, CHALLENGE 
ALL PERSONS ON OR NEAR MY POST, AND ALLOW NO ONE TO PASS WITHOUT PROPER 
AUTHORITY.


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