First general order to the sentry
Take charge of this post and all government property in view
Second general order to the sentry
Walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything within sight or hearing
Third general order to the sentry
Report all violations of orders i am instructed to enforce
Fourth general order to the sentry
Repeat all calls more distant from the guardhouse or the quarterdeck than my own
Fith general order to the sentry
Quit my post only when properly relieved
Sixth general order to the sentry
Receive, obay, and pass on to the sentry who relieves me, all orders from the commanding officer, command duty officer, officer of the day, officer of the deck, and officers and petty officers of the watch only
Seventh general order to the sentry
Talk to no one except in the line of duty
Eighth general order to the sentry
Give the alarm in case of fire or disorder
Ninth general order to the sentry
Call the corporal of the guard or officer of the deck in any case not coverd by instructions
Tenth general order to the sentry
Salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased
Eleventh general order to the sentry
Be especially watchfull at night, and during the time for challenging, challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority
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