Preface: An interesting report written in 1863 that though 145 yrs. old remains to this day and time relevant and insightful.
As featured in the New York Times:
'What is the Militia?'
October 4, 1863, Wednesday
Page 4, 1186 words
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Full article URL - http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive...B6678388679FDE