Military personnel also salute during the passing of a caisson or hearse in a military funeral.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
Some of them were mounted, others were on foot, some on artillery caissons, and all full of fight.
"How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion or, The Funny Experiences of a Raw Recruit - 1887" by George W. Peck
A caisson used instead of gates for a dry-dock.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The massive piers were sunk to the bed-rock by means of metal caissons.
"James B. Eads" by Louis How
The guns are so heavy that they each have eight horses to drag them, and the caissons have six.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3 No 2, February 1863" by Various
Compressed air is used to work the sliding caissons which close the entrances of the docks and closed basin.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3" by Various
The guns and caissons at the first uncritical glance looked like junk, but a second look revealed the error.
"The Note-Book of an Attache" by Eric Fisher Wood
Some of the men are fearfully burnt from the explosion of artillery caissons.
"Whitman" by John Burroughs
The explosion of a caisson was terrific.
"The Battle of Atlanta" by Grenville M. Dodge
Our horses were not very strong, and after they had dragged the guns and caissons about a mile, their strength was gone.
"Campaign of Battery D, First Rhode Island light artillery." by Ezra Knight Parker
It was to the ammunition caissons belonging to this battery that Josh had referred.
"The Big Five Motorcycle Boys on the Battle Line" by Ralph Marlow
Eleven stand of colors were taken, and four guns, with their caissons; also wagons and other material.
"In The Ranks" by R. E. McBride
The caissons were filled with it.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
You see it's all sand there, that's why the caisson was made.
"The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
Cannon and their caissons covered one entire side of the square.
"The Conscript" by Émile Erckmann
The only part of this plan that was executed was the cast-iron caisson, which was deposited in its place among the sands.
"Smeaton and Lighthouses" by John Smeaton
The tavern was under the station's caissons near the main anchor cable, looking out into deep water.
"The Sensitive Man" by Poul William Anderson
The road was strewn with caissons, ammunition, clothing, and all kinds of material used by an army.
"Uncle Daniel's Story Of "Tom" Anderson And Twenty Great Battles" by John McElroy
During the day the town was pretty effectually shelled, and a caisson was blown up on each side.
"History of the Sixteenth Connecticut Volunteers" by B. F. Blakeslee
Our battery carried their wounded off, but left one caisson behind, a lynch-pin giving way.
"Diary of Battery A, First Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery" by Theodore Reichardt