Report of William L. Alexander, Adjutant General and A.Q.M.G. of the State of Iowa...

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F.M. Mills, State Printer, 1879 - Iowa
Includes description of National Guard and militia activities, rosters of officers plus information on ordnance and quartermaster stores in Iowa.

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Page 73 - Greenwich, not being in the possession or under the protection of any civilized power, shall be fined not more than fifty dollars, or imprisoned not more than three months, or both.
Page 68 - The militia of the state of Montana shall consist of all able-bodied male citizens of the state between the ages of eighteen and forty-five years inclusive, except such persons as may be exempted by the laws of the state or of the United States.
Page 67 - When a sheriff or other public officer, authorised to execute process, finds or has reason to apprehend that resistance will be made to the execution of the process, he may command as many male inhabitants of his county as he may think proper...
Page 62 - Guard shall in all cases except treason, felony, or breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance at drills, parades, encampments, and the election of officers, and in going to and returning from the same.
Page 74 - Sec. 5. It shall not be lawful for any body of men whatever, other than the regular organized volunteer militia of this State, and the troops of the United States, to associate themselves together as a military company or organization, or to drill or parade with arms in any city or town of this State, without the license of the Governor thereof...
Page 67 - When an armed force is called out for the purpose of suppressing an unlawful or riotous assembly, it must obey the orders in relation thereto, of either of the officers mentioned in section one hundred and eleven.
Page 69 - You do solemnly swear (or affirm) that you will bear true allegiance to, and that you will support the constitution of the United States and the State of Iowa, and that you will serve the State of Iowa faithfully in its military service for the term of...
Page 73 - ... shall be fined not more than two hundred dollars or imprisoned not more than one year, or both...
Page 65 - ... for the collection of fines shall be brought in the name of the State of Iowa, for the use of the company to which the soldier fined belongs; but in no case shall the State pay any costs of such suits. Nothing herein shall be construed to prevent any company or band imposing such fines upon its members as it may think proper in its by-laws, which fines may be enforced in the same manner as hereinbefore provided for the collection of fines for absence from drill, parade or encampment.
Page 67 - If it appear to the governor, that the power of the county is not sufficient to enable the sheriff to execute process delivered to him, he must, on the application of the sheriff, order such a military force from any other county, or counties, as is necessary.

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