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General Order No. 6, Ft. Richmond, Jan 18, 1864: “The following calls and drills will be made at this Post until further orders:
Reveille at 6.30 a.m.
Sick call 7.00
Fatigue call 7.30
Breakfast call 8.00
Guard Mounting 9.00
Officers + non com
drill 9.30 to 10.30
Company drill 11.00 to 12.00 {[Cos.] A.B.H. Artillery Morning, Infantry afternoon}
Recall 12.00 M
Dinner call 12.30 P.M.
Orderly call 1.30
Company drill 2.00 to 4.00 {G.I.K. Artillery afternoon, infantry morning}
Recall 4.00 P.M.
Dress parade Sunset
Tattoo 8.30
Taps 9.00
First calls for Guard Mounting, Company drills, and Dress Parade will be made fifteen (15) minutes before the hour set.
Sunday morning Inspection will be at 10 o’clock a.m. Guard Mounting immediately after. All drills will cease on Saturday at 12.00 M. except for prisoners.
Drummers call will proceed the 1st call by 10 minutes.”

Special Orders No. 46, Jan 31: “Corpl Hugh Ormiston Co K 14th N.Y. Artillery is hereby reduced to the ranks for allowing members of his Guard to become intoxicated and being in the Ladies Sitting Room at Vanderbilt Landing and not observing + maintaining discipline.”

"Circular, Head Quarters 14 N.Y. Arty Fort Richmond N.Y.H. March 11, 1864. Company Commanders are hereby notified that the men will wear the full uniform, with regulation hat and scales, on Reviews, Inspections, Dress parades, Guard Mountings, &c. This order does not apply to officers. Suitable pegs or hooks will be provided for the men to hang their hats upon while in quarters, and Company Commanders will see that the men do not soil their hats or misuse them in any manner. After Guard mounting the different reliefs will be allowed to exchange the full dress uniform for the undress one. By order of Col. E.G. Marshall.”