The Work of the War Department of the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1924 - 42 halaman

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Halaman 7 - To declare War. . . To raise and support Armies. . . To provide and maintain a Navy. . . To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces.
Halaman 2 - That every citizen so enrolled and notified, shall, within six months thereafter, provide himself with a good musket, or firelock, a sufficient bayonet and belt, two spare flints, and a knapsack, a pouch, with a box therein to contain not less than twenty-four cartridges, suited to the bore of his musket or firelock, each cartridge to contain a proper quantity of powder and ball : or, with a good rifle, knapsack, shot pouch, and powder horn, twenty balls, suited to the bore of his rifle, and a quarter...
Halaman 2 - That each and every free able-bodied white male citizen of the respective states, resident therein, who is or shall be of the age of eighteen years, and under the age of forty-five years (except as is herein after excepted ) shall severally and respectively be enrolled in the militia...
Halaman 2 - ... exercise only, he may appear without a knapsack. That the commissioned officers shall severally be armed with a sword or hanger and espontoon,1 and that from and after five years from the passing of this act, all muskets for arming the militia as herein required, shall be of bores sufficient for balls of the eighteenth part of a pound. And every citizen so enrolled, and providing himself with the arms, ammunition and accoutrements required as aforesaid, shall hold the same exempted from all suits,...
Halaman 1 - This event, however, adds itself to many others to exemplify the necessity of an army and the fatal consequences of depending on militia. Regular troops alone are equal to the exigencies of modern war, as well for defense as offense, and whenever a substitute is attempted it must prove illusory and ruinous.
Halaman 8 - States, or to negotiations with public ministers from foreign states or princes, or to memorials or other applications from foreign public ministers or other foreigners, or to such other matters respecting foreign affairs, as the President of the United States shall assign to the said department...
Halaman 2 - ... by a proper non-commissioned officer of the company, by whom such notice may be proved. That every citizen so enrolled and notified, shall, within six months thereafter, provide himself with a good rnusket or firelock, a sufficient bayonet and belt, two spare flints, and a knapsack...
Halaman 2 - How to b shall, within six months thereafter, provide himself with aequll)pcdgood musket or firelock, a sufficient bayonet and belt, two spare flints and a knapsack, a pouch with a box therein to contain not less than twenty-four cartridges, suited to the bore of his musket or firelock, each cartridge to contain a proper quantity of powder and ball ; or with a good rifle, knapsack, shot pouch and powder-horn, twenty balls suited to the bore of his rifle and a quarter of a pound of powder...
Halaman 20 - Congress, and for the navigation of streams on which the floating of loose timber and sack rafts is the principal method of navigation; also with the issuance of permits for the construction, alteration, maintenance, and operation of bridges, the granting of permits for structures or work in navigable waters; with the removal of wrecks and other obstructions to navigation; with questions pertaining to...

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