Militia

The Decline of the Militia

From the War of 1812 on, for the next few decades, the use of militias would become less and less prominent in America.

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Constitution Sunday: Rebuttal to “An Officer of the Late Continental Army”: “Plain Truth”

Rebuttal to “An Officer of the Late Continental Army”: “Plain Truth” Independent Gazetteer (Philadelphia), November 10, 1787 Following are excerpts from an article with an unknown author, published as a rebuttal to a reply by an officer of the late Continental Army to James Wilson’s speech: “Congress may ‘provide for┬ácalling forth the militia,’ ‘and may […]

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