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The Royal Hutt River Military College - School of Artillery, in conjunction with the Loyal Train of Artillery Chapter of the United States Field Artillery Association, has produced a number of training manuals to ensure that its artillerists are well trained in the proper drill and deployment of ceremonial artillery.  These training manuals form the core curriculum of the  of the Royal Hutt River Military College - School of Artillery, which includes the School of the Piece and School of the Battery.  The Royal Hutt River Military College - School of Artillery has also produced a curriculum related to the training and certification of ceremonial artillery instructors.

In addition to its ceremonial and humanitarian responsibilities, the Royal Hutt River Defence Forces (RHRDF) are involved in educational activities around the world. In 2005, the Royal Hutt River School of Artillery was formed as part of the Royal Hutt River Army Artillery to teach the proper drill and deployment of ceremonial artillery.

The Royal Hutt River Military College - School of Artillery, in conjunction with the Loyal Train of Artillery Chapter of the United States Field Artillery Association, has produced a number of training manuals to ensure that its artillerists are well trained in the proper drill and deployment of ceremonial artillery. These training manuals form the core curriculum of the of the Royal Hutt River Military College - School of Artillery, which includes the School of the Piece and School of the Battery. The Royal Hutt River Military College - School of Artillery has also produced a curriculum related to the training and certification of ceremonial artillery instructors.


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The Curriculum of:
The Royal School of Artillery
of the Royal Hutt River Army

The Royal Hutt River Military College - School of Artillery is dedicated to teaching the drill, safety procedures, commands, equipment, and range management for muzzle loading artillery. The instructors of The Royal Hutt River Military College - School of Artillery are dedicated to ensuring the accuracy and safety of muzzle loading artillery. The Royal Hutt River Military College - School of Artillery teaches a Basic Course (The School of the Piece), an Advanced Course (The School of the Battery), as well as the Instructors Certification course.

Overview of the Courses taught by:
The Royal School of Artillery
of the Royal Hutt River Army.

The Basic Course of Instruction:
The Basic Course of Instruction on the Drill, Safety, and Operation of Muzzle Loading Artillery is also referred to as The School of the Piece. This course is designed to teach the procedures for each position of a cannon crew.

The Advanced Course of Instruction:
The Advanced Course of Instruction on the Drill, Safety, and Operation of Muzzle Loading Artillery is also referred to as The School of the Battery. This course is designed for Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers who will command sections and batteries.

The Instructors Certification Course of Instruction:
The Instructors Certification Course of Instruction on the Drill, Safety, and Operation of Muzzle Loading Artillery is only open to those serious students who have the desire and capacity to teach the various programs offered by this School.

Not everyone attending the Certified Instructors Course of Instruction on the Drill, Safety, and Operation of Muzzle Loading Artillery will receive Certification. This is not a sign of failure, but, rather, a sign of how seriously the School takes its responsibilities for teaching and preserving the safety of Muzzle Loading Artillery.

For more information regarding the training courses of the:
Royal Hutt River Military College - School of Artillery.
Please contact the Commander of the Royal Hutt River Military College  

 

 

TRAINING MANUALS AVAILABLE FROM THE ROYAL SCHOOL OF ARTILLERY

A number of Muzzle-Loading Artillery Manuals have been produced in a joint effort by the Loyal Train of Artillery Chapter of the United States Field Artillery Association (LTAC-USFAA) and the Royal Hutt River Military College - School of Artillery (RHRMC-SOA).  The Muzzle-Loading Artillery Manual Series is for Reenactors, Ceremonial Artillerists, and anyone interested in understanding Muzzle-Loading Artillery.

 

Artillery Manuals:
The Drill, Safety, And Operation Of Muzzle Loading Artillery
For Reenactors And Ceremonial Units.

Muzzle-Loading Artillery Drill Manual: Muzzle-Loading Artillery Series Volume 1:
This textbook for Muzzle Loading Artillerists is for the School of the Piece and contains the muzzle-loading drills for Field Artillery (Full Scale and Mountain Howitzers), Mortars, Naval Artillery and Heavy Artillery.  It also contains the Muzzle-Loading Field Artillery Safety Rules and Procedures.

Muzzle-Loading Artillery Primer: Muzzle-Loading Artillery Series Volume 2:
This textbook for Muzzle Loading Artillerists is for the School of the Battery and contains advanced information on muzzle-loading artillery, including the composition of a battery, ordnance used during the War Between the States, the nomenclature of artillery and cannon carriages, strategies for artillery deployment, and a lexicon of artillery terms.

Muzzle-Loading Artillery Instructors Manual: Muzzle-Loading Artillery Series Volume 3:
This textbook for Muzzle Loading Artillerists is for the Instructors Certification Course and contains information about how to teach the School of the Piece and the School of the Battery, as well as information needed for those students attempting to earn their muzzle-loading teaching certification.

Muzzle Loading Artillery Testing and Certifications Manual: Muzzle-Loading Artillery Series Volume 4:
This textbook for Muzzle Loading Artillery Instructors contains information about how to test students of the School of the Piece and the School of the Battery on their knowledge of the materials covered during the schools, as well as how to evaluate student performance in the Instructor Certification Course.

 

 

Artillery Manual Excerpts:
Specific Muzzle Loading Artillery Drills For Reenactors And Ceremonial Units.

Muzzle Loading Artillery Drills Part 1: Field Artillery Drills:
This textbook for Muzzle Loading Artillerists provides the field artillery drills used during the School of the Piece for full-scale muzzle-loading smoothbore and rifled cannons.

Muzzle Loading Artillery Drills Part 2: Mountain Howitzer Artillery Drills:
This textbook for Muzzle Loading Artillerists provides the field artillery drills used during the School of the Piece for muzzle-loading smoothbore Mountain Howitzers.

Muzzle Loading Artillery Drills Part 3: Mortar Artillery Drills:
This textbook for Muzzle Loading Artillerists provides the field artillery drills used during the School of the Piece for muzzle-loading smoothbore Cohorn and Siege Mortars.

Muzzle Loading Artillery Drills Part 4: Naval Artillery Drills:
This textbook for Muzzle Loading Artillerists provides the naval artillery drills used during the School of the Piece for muzzle-loading smoothbore gun deck and quarter deck batteries.

Muzzle Loading Artillery Drills Part 5: Heavy Artillery Drills:
This textbook for Muzzle Loading Artillerists provides the heavy artillery drills used during the School of the Piece for muzzle-loading Columbiads using the Barbette or the Casemate carriage.

Muzzle Loading Artillery Drills Part 6: Field Artillery Battery Leadership:
This textbook for Muzzle Loading Artillerists provides the commands and procedures for Battery Commanders used during the School of the Battery for muzzle-loading field artillery.

 

Own You Own Copies Of The Artillery Manuals Developed By:
The Royal Hutt River Military College - School Of Artillery
.

For the first time, these Muzzle-Loading Artillery Manuals are now available for purchase by the general public in e-book (.pdf) format.  Each e-book costs USD $10.00.  For more information about these manuals, or to purchase these manuals, please contact the:
 
Commander of the Royal Hutt River Military College 

 


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