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State of Georgia. By His Excellency Captain-General, Governor, and commander in chief in and over the said State, and of the militia thereof. To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting: Know ye, that in pursuance of the act for opening t

Mr. [blank] You being a training soldier in the Company of militia under the command of [blank] are hereby required in His Majesty’s name, to appear at your colours upon Thursday the 22d current [blank] at nine o’clock in the morning, on the sec

Province of New-Hampshire. By His Excellency the Governor. I do hereby authorize and impower to beat his drums within any of the regiments of militia within this province, for inslisting volunteers to serve in a regiment now raising within this

A new manual exercise, for the foot, very useful for the army and militia [arms] New York: Printed and sold by Hugh Gaine, at the Bible and Crown in Hanover Square 1759.

Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay To [blank] Field officers of the [blank] Regiment of militia in the County of [blank] Greeting. You are hereby directed to fill up and deliver commissions to all such captains and subalterns, as have been elected

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. Resolved that all offences committed by any of the soldiers rais’d for defence of the sea coast, shall be tried by a Court martial, consisting of the field officers of the regiment of militia wit

Virginia Colonial Safety Committee; Edmund Pendleton, et al to Thomas Jefferson, September 26, 1775, Printed Commission as Commander of the Albemarle County, Virginia, Militia

In Congress, November 23, 1776. Resolved that a committee of five to be appointed, with full powers to devise and execute measures for effectually reinforcing General Washington, and obstructing the progress of General Howe's army, and that they

In Council of Safety. Philadelphia, November 14th, 1776. 12 o'Clock, Thursday. Sir. We have certain intelligence that the enemy has actually sailed from New York three hundred ships for this City and that great numbers had got out of the Hook at

In Congress, November 23, 1776. Resolved that a committee of five to be appointed, with full powers to devise and execute measures for effectually reinforcing General Washington, and obstructing the progress of General Howe's army, and that they

In Council of Safety. Philadelphia, November 14th, 1776. 12 o'Clock, Thursday. Sir. We have certain intelligence that the enemy has actually sailed from New York three hundred ships for this City and that great numbers had got out of the Hook at

In Council of Safety. Philadelphia, November 14th, 1776. 12 o'Clock, Thursday. Sir. We have certain intelligence that the enemy has actually sailed from New York three hundred ships for this City and that great numbers had got out of the Hook at

Whereas it appears to this Court, that the part of the militia of this Colony now in the American army as a temporary reinforcement in consequence of a resolve of said Court the 1st of December last [Allowing their claim one penny per mile for t

In Council of Safety. Lancaster, 25th October, 1777. An ordinance for the more effectual levying the monies advanced for substitutes, in the militia, and fines due to the public, for disobedience to the militia laws ... By order of the Council o

In Council of Safety. Lancaster, 25th October, 1777. An ordinance for the more effectual levying the monies advanced for substitutes, in the militia, and fines due to the public, for disobedience to the militia laws ... By order of the Council o

To the inhabitants of Pennsylvania. In Council of Safety. Lancaster, 23, October, 1777 Friends and countrymen. We are again called upon by General Washington, for a reinforcement of the militia and have complied with his requisition, on our part

To the inhabitants of Pennsylvania. In Council of Safety. Lancaster, 23, October, 1777 Friends and countrymen. We are again called upon by General Washington, for a reinforcement of the militia and have complied with his requisition, on our part

State of New Hampshire. In the House of representatives, February 17th, 1778. Voted, That one suitable person be appointed in each regiment of militia in this State, and furnished with proper sums of money from time to time out of the treasury .

Charles de Klauman, July 17, 1779, Table of Ordnance and Supplies of the Virginia Militia

Virginia Militia, October 8, 1779, List of Officers Guarding Convention Prisoners

Virginia Militia, March 27, 1780, Report on State Garrison under Charles Porterfield

Virginia Militia, May 2, 1780, Report on Southern Detachment

Thomas Jefferson, 1780, Abstract of Minutes on Virginia Finances and Militia

Virginia Militia, April 6, 1780, Report on Southern Detachment

Virginia Militia, April 2, 1780, Report on Artillery by Remaining Terms of Service

State of Rhode Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly, August session, 1781. An act for incorporating and bringing into the field five hundred able-bodied effective men, of the militia, to serve within this State, for one month,

State of Rhode Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly, July session, 1781. Whereas the Council of war, on the sixteenth day of June last, did pass a resolve for relieving the militia of this State; and on the twenty sixth of the

Virginia Militia, 1781, Table of Counties and Battles

In Council, April 12, 1781. Sir. Having received an application from the Commanding officer to strengthen our army below, and being very unwilling to harrass the militia, more than shall be absolutely unavoidable we are in hopes an immediate and

In Council, March 26, 1781. Sir. I inclose you by express, three acts of the last session of Assembly for ascertaining the number of militia in the state; exempting artificers employed at iron works from militia duty, and remedying the incovenie

General orders for the Second Division of the Massachusetts' militia ... Given under my hand in Newbury-port, this first day of December, Anno Domini, 1786. Jonathan Titcomb, Major-General. Newbury-Port. Printed by John Mycall [1786].

Military orders from Aquilla Whitaker to James Hougland

Military orders from Isaac Shelby to General [Thomas] Kennedy

By George Clinton. Governor of the State of New York. General, and commander in chief of all the militia, and admiral of the Navy of the same. A proclamation. Whereas a proclamation of the President of the United States of America, dated the twe

Appointment of Robert Todd as brigadier-general

... An act directing a detachment from the militia of the United States .... [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs, and Swaine, 1794].

An act to authorize the President to call out and station a corps of militia, in the four western counties of Pennsylvania, for a limited time.

Letter from Joseph Ballinger to Isaac Shelby

... An act making appropriations for the support of the military establishement for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five; and for the expenses of the militia lately called into the service of the United States. [Philadelphia: Prin

Abstract of rations for the guard at Drennon's Lick

Legionary orders. December 28th, 2799 [i.e., 1799]. Yesterday the commandant was honored by a communication from the governor … [signed] John Shee, commandant of the Philad. Militia Legion.

Legionary orders. The militia legion is notified, that they are to parade on Thursday morning next, precisely at 10 o'clock, in the State-House yard, to attend the ceremonial of the interment of the much lamented patriot and soldier, General Was

Second Regiment, Hudson Brigade, First Division, Hudson County State Militia

Brigade orders. Militia election. Take notice, that an election will be held on the 28th instant, for the purpose of electing a Brigadier General, for the 2nd Brigade, 6th Division Pennsylvania Militia, in order to fill the vacancy of Brigadier

William Eustis. Notes, Militia Training. 1812.

State of Rhode Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly, May session, A. D. 1812. An act for furnishing the quota of this state of the detachment of militia ordered by Congress.

State of Louisiana. Militia general orders Headquarters, January 26, 1815. The governor and commander in chief congratulates the militia of the state on the expulsion of the enemy who had so daringly invaded our soil and threatened our capital .

Affidavit concerning the loss of a horse

Headquaters, New-Hampshire militia. Adjutant-general's office Concord, 182- The Governor and commander-in-chief has accepted the resignation of Captain of the company .... By His Excellency's command, [Signed in mss. Joseph Low] Adjutant & inspe

State of New Jersey. An additional supplement to an act entitled An act establishing a militia system. [1822?].

A brief account of the execution of the six militia men. As we soon expect to have official documents in relation to the six militia men, arrested, tried, and put to death, under the orders of General Andrew Jackson, this may not be an improper

Brigade orders, First brigade, Ninth division, Ohio militia. Head quarters, Paines-ville. July 22, 1824.

Brigade orders. First brigade. Ninth division Ohio militia. Head quarters. Paines-ville. May 30, 1825.

Attention!!! 2d bat. 10th regt. K. M. Company orders for 1827

A brief account of the execution of the six militia men. As we soon expect to have official documents in relation to the six militia men, arrested, tried, and put to death under the orders of General Andrew Jackson this may not be an improper ti

Much ado about nothing or a militia court-martial!!

[Officer from the First Troop, Philadelphia, facing forward, head turned toward right standing before soldier holding horse and another on horseback] / J.R. Smith, Phila., Pa., 1839.

[Officer from the First Troop, Philadelphia, seated by a tent in which a writing desk is visible. A soldier marches with a rifle nearby] / J.R. Smith, 1839, Phila.

[Soldier from the First City Troop, Philadelphia, in uniform and helmet with a plume, standing on a bluff over looking a river, perhaps the Schuylkill or the Delaware] / J.R. Smith, 1839, Phila.

The political and military reformer. Devoted to the support of truly Republican principles -- of a well disciplined militia -- of an American system of education, and of sound literature and science. [Prospectus] January 30, 1846. [s. l.]

Gardes LaFayette. 12th-Regt. New York State Militia

Joseph N Hernandez, First Delegate to Congress from the Territory, and Brigadier General of the Militia of Florida / from life on stone by Chas. Fenderich, Washington City.

New-York riflemen. 12th Regt. New-York State Militia

[Unidentified member of the Calwater Grays, a company of the 1st Regiment of Artillery of the Pennsylvania Volunteer Militia, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, wearing uniform]

National Guard half pounds. Manufactured by Baker Pleasants & Frayser, Richmond, Virginia / Lith. of Sarony, Major & Knapp, N.Y.

[Two unidentified soldiers of the Richmond Light Infantry Blues, later assigned to Co. A, 46th Virginia Infantry Regiment, in uniform]

The seventh regiment New York State militia in the cars en route for Washington / from a sketch by our own artist.

Volunteer militia and eastern army guide. One hundred and fifty miles around Richmond.

Review of the Mass. volunteer militia, at Concord, Sept. 9, 1859, by his excellency (commander in chief) Nathaniel P. Banks / Endicott & Co., lith.

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and Ohio Volunteer Militia belt buckle]

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

Officers of Company E

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

Officers of 71st N. Y. S. M., Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th N.Y. State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

Simon Cameron to Elmer E. Ellsworth, April 1861 (Requests report on militia system)

[Unidentified soldier in Virginia militia uniform]

[Unidentified soldier in Ohio Volunteer Militia uniform with bedroll and musket]

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th N.Y. State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with Co. F Massachusetts militia shako]

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861