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.
Report all violations of
orders I am instructed to enforce.
4. To repeat all calls [from posts] more distant from the guardhouse than my
Quit my post only when
6. To receive, obey, and pass on to the sentry who relieves me, all orders from
the Commanding Officer, Officer of the Day, Officers, and Non-Commissioned
Officers of the guard only.
Talk to no one except in
the line of duty.
Give the alarm in case
of fire or disorder.
To call the Corporal of
the Guard in any case not covered by instructions.
Salute all officers and
all colors and standards not cased.
11. 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