General Order 1
to take charge of this post and all government property in view
General Order 2
to walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing
General Order 3
to report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce
General Order 4
to repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guardhouse than my own
General Order 5
to quit my post only when properly relieved
General Order 6
to 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
General Order 7
to talk to no one except in the line of duty
General Order 8
to give the alarm in case of fire or disorder
General Order 9
to call the Officer of the Deck in any case not covered by instructions
General Order 10
to salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased
General Order 11
to 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
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