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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

State of Georgia. By His Excellency Captain-General, Governor, and com...

Blank form of land grant signed by Edward Telfair Governor from 1786-87 giving John Gardiner one thousand acres in the County of Washington, no date. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in t... More

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

Mr. [blank] You being a training soldier in the Company of militia und...

Not in Ford or Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 35, Folder 17a.

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

Province of New-Hampshire. By His Excellency the Governor. I do hereby...

Imprint 3.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 87, Folder 8a.

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.

A new manual exercise, for the foot, very useful for the army and mili...

Positive Photostat of t. p. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 102, Folder 40.

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

Virginia Colonial Safety Committee; Edmund Pendleton, et al to Thomas ...

Printed Commission as Commander of the Albemarle County, Virginia, Militia

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

Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay To [blank] Field officers of the [blan...

Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 38, Fold... More

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

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. Resolved that all of...

Photographic copy.; Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection... More

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

Whereas it appears to this Court, that the part of the militia of this...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... More

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, T...

Evans 15021.; Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 144, Folder 24.

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 ...

Imprint 3.; Not n Evans or Hildeburn.; On verso: S; 32. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Por... More

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, 2...

Imprint 3.; Not in Evans or Hildeburn.; On verso: S; 29. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Po... More

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 .

State of New Hampshire. In the House of representatives, February 17th...

Not in Evans.; Imprint 2.; On verso: Vote Feb 17.1778, Appointing of persons to fill up the Army. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text... More

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, March 27, 1780, Report on State Garrison under Charl...

Report on State Garrison under Charles Porterfield

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

Thomas Jefferson, 1780, Abstract of Minutes on Virginia Finances and M...

Abstract of Minutes on Virginia Finances and Militia

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

Virginia Militia, April 2, 1780, Report on Artillery by Remaining Term...

Report on Artillery by Remaining Terms of Service

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

In Council, March 26, 1781. Sir. I inclose you by express, three acts ...

Evans 17411. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 179, Folder 1b.

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, April 12, 1781. Sir. Having received an application from t...

Imprint 2.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 179, Folder 2.

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,...

Evans 17339.; Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 165, Folder 7.

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

By George Clinton. Governor of the State of New York. General, and com...

On recto, Copy 2: Duplicate. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 1... More

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

... An act directing a detachment from the militia of the United State...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the second of December, one thous... More

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.

An act to authorize the President to call out and station a corps of m...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 221, Folder 3a.

Oaths and subscriptions of officers in the militia of Massachusetts. Oath of allegiance ... Oath of office ... Oath to the United States ... [Blank from] [Mass. 1795?].

Oaths and subscriptions of officers in the militia of Massachusetts. O...

Imprint 2.; Not in Ford.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 44, Folder 32.

... 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

... An act making appropriations for the support of the military estab...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the second session, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday the third of November, one thousa... More

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

Legionary orders. The militia legion is notified, that they are to par...

Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 149, Folder 20.

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. December 28th, 2799 [i.e., 1799]. Yesterday the comm...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 149, Folder 21.

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

Second Regiment, Hudson Brigade, First Division, Hudson County State M...

Print shows a certificate of membership in the Second Regiment, Hudson Brigade, First Division, Hudson County State Militia, with George Washington standing on pedestal on the left and Liberty standing on the r... More

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

Brigade orders. Militia election. Take notice, that an election will b...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 151, Folder 20.

William Eustis. Notes, Militia Training. 1812. James Madison Papers.

William Eustis. Notes, Militia Training. 1812. James Madison Papers.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

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 .

State of Louisiana. Militia general orders Headquarters, January 26, 1...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 24, Folder 10.

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

Headquaters, New-Hampshire militia. Adjutant-general's office Concord,...

Blank form of resignation filled in in nss for Nathaniel French and dated November, 1826.; On verso: Discharge from Military Duty, Bangor ME. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two form... More

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

Brigade orders. First brigade. Ninth division Ohio militia. Head quart...

On verso: Brigade Orders 1825. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 136, Folder 6c.

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

A brief account of the execution of the six militia men. As we soon ex...

Six militia men.; Jackson, Andrew. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 193, Folder 11.

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

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

A satire on the pretensions and general decadence of the American local militia during the Jacksonian era. A man on a witness stand (far left) is questioned by a court-martial. Several officers sit around a tab... More

[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.

[Officer from the First Troop, Philadelphia, seated by a tent in which...

(DLC/PP-1995:140.47) Philadelphia Print Shop inventory no. 47. Title devised by Library staff from inventory. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library of Congress).

[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, facing forward, head turn...

(DLC/PP-1995:140.49) Philadelphia Print Shop inventory no. 49. Title devised by Library staff from inventory. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress).

[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.

[Soldier from the First City Troop, Philadelphia, in uniform and helme...

(DLC/PP-1995:140.48) Philadelphia Print Shop inventory no. 48. Title devised by Library staff from inventory. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress).

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.]

The political and military reformer. Devoted to the support of truly R...

Prospectus. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 8, Folder 15.

[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]

[Unidentified member of the Calwater Grays, a company of the 1st Regim...

Case: back - Rinhart 257. Stamped on brass mat: C. Evans, Philad'a. No electronic surrogate available. Label adhered to case: "59". Label adhered to cover glass: "63". Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1998; (DLC/PP-... More

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

National Guard half pounds. Manufactured by Baker Pleasants & Frayser,...

Tobacco label showing three officers of the New York State Militia wearing shakos. Copyright by G.W. Hillman & Co.

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

[Two unidentified soldiers of the Richmond Light Infantry Blues, later...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-39. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Ann... More

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

The seventh regiment New York State militia in the cars en route for W...

Print shows men of the 7th Regiment of New York militia inside a railroad car. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 166 (1860 March 3), p. 136 (top).

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

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

Scale ca. 1:920,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.6 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. The map is printed in blue ink. Insets: Ninety miles around Nashville, Tenn.-Ninety miles around Harrisburg, P... More

[Jesse Sharpe Barnes, later captain of Co. F, 4th North Carolina Infantry, in South Carolina militia uniform with sword and pistols]

[Jesse Sharpe Barnes, later captain of Co. F, 4th North Carolina Infan...

Photograph shows identified soldier, Jesse S. Barnes, a Confederate captain who was killed on May 31, 1862, at Seven Pines, Virginia. Captain Barnes probably fought in a South Carolina militia unit before organ... More

Surgeon Lee. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Surgeon Lee. American Civil War 1861-1865.

No. B1009. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: 22nd New York State Militia. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Officers of Company B. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Officers of Company B. American Civil War 1861-1865.

No. B1010. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: 22nd New York State Militia. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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

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

No. B937. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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

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

No. B899. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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

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

No. B956. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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

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

No. 905. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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

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

No. B952. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Group of 8th New York State Militia

Group of 8th New York State Militia

No. 4543. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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

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

No. 927. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Private William V. Haines of Company H, 49th Ohio Infantry Regiment, in uniform and Ohio Volunteer Militia belt buckle with drum]

[Private William V. Haines of Company H, 49th Ohio Infantry Regiment, ...

Photograph shows identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Identification of soldier from Military images, July/August 2005 (XXVII, 1), p. 12. Case: Rinhart, no. 141. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC... More

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

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and Ohio Volunteer Militia belt...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather, scalloped oval surrounded by scrolls design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.... More

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

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

No. B928. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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

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

No. 903. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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

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

No. B911. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Private William H. Presgraves of Company K, 97th Militia Virginia Infantry Regiment, with rifle]

[Private William H. Presgraves of Company K, 97th Militia Virginia Inf...

Photograph shows identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-65. Notation in ink on manuscript recto: William Presgraves, son of John H. Presgraves and ___ Fleming of Luray, Va. Born a... More

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

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

No. B906. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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

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

No. B920. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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

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

No. B924. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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

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

No. B951. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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

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

No. B929. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Officers and non-commissioned officers of Co. A, 8th New York State Militia, Arlington, Va., June, 1861

Officers and non-commissioned officers of Co. A, 8th New York State Mi...

No. 4112. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Capt. A. N. Francis. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Capt. A. N. Francis. American Civil War 1861-1865.

No. B1012. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: 22nd New York State Militia. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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