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SEC. 11. The several volunteer companies of cav2 alry, artillery, light infantry and riflemen in each di3 vision, shall be numbered and a record made of such 4 numbers in the adjutant general's office: and when 5 they exist in sufficient numbers in any one division, 6 shall compose battalions, and regiments, and put un7 der the command of such regimental, brigade and 8 division officers as the commander-in-chief may desig9 nate; and when not attached to any battalion or 10 regiment, to remain in command of its captain or 11 commanding officer, subject to the orders of the brig12 adier general of the brigade to which the company is 13 attached.

SEC. 12. Every non-commissioned officer and sol2 dier of any company raised at large, shall be holden 3 to do duty therein for the term of five years from his 4 enlistment, unless disability after enlistment should 5 absolutely incapacitate him to perform such duty, or 6 he should be regularly discharged by the proper 7 officer.

How Officered.

SEC. 13. To each company of light infantry or 2 riflemen there shall be one captain, one first, one sec3 ond, and one third lieutenant, five sergeants, four cor4 porals, one or more fifers or buglers, and one or more 5 drummers. To each company of artillery one cap6 tain, one first and two second lieutenants, five ser7 geants, four corporals, one or more fifers, one or more

8 drummers, and three drivers. To each company of 9 cavalry one captain, two lieutenants, one cornet, five 10 sergeants, four corporals, one saddler, one farrier, and 11 one or more trumpeters.

Articles furnished.

SEC. 14. Each company of light infantry and rifle2 men, raised at large, shall be furnished with muskets 3 or rifles, and every company of cavalry with sabres, 4 belts and pistols, and every company of artillery with 5 swords and belts and muskeloons whenever the State 6 may have them on hand, on application to the acting 7 quartermaster general, and producing to him satisfac8 tory evidence that a suitable armory or place of de9 posit for such muskets or rifles, swords, sabres, pistols 10 and belts, has been provided by the town within which 11 said company is situated or otherwise; which arms so 12 furnished, shall be carefully kept by said city or town 13 in the armory so provided for the use of the company 14 for military purposes only. The commander-in-chief 15 may from time to time require any officer to examine 16 any armory provided as aforesaid, and report to him 17 the condition thereof, and of the arms therein depos18 ited. And the several towns in the State are hereby 19 required to raise money to be expended in providing 20 armories or places of deposit, as above provided. 21 And whenever any arms are furnished as aforesaid to 22 any company formed from different towns and planta23 tions, the same shall be deposited in the town within

24 which the greatest number of the members of said 25 company may vote to establish their armory. And 26 the cities and towns in which said arms are so depos27 ited are hereby made responsible to the State for their 28 safe keeping and return when required by the com29 mander-in-chief, and are hereby authorized to exer30 cise full control over said arms at all times except 31 when required for the purposes aforesaid by the com32 manding officer of the company for whose use they 33 were assigned.

SEC. 15. Each company of artillery, light infantry 2 and riflemen shall be furnished with a drum and fife 3 or bugle horn, and each company of cavalry with a 4 trumpet, and all of them with more, or other instru5 ment, as the commander-in-chief shall order.

Discipline, Inspection, Trainings, Reviews, and Compensation.

SEC. 16. The systems of discipline and field exer2 cise which are ordered to be observed by the regular 3 army of the United States in the different corps of 4 cavalry, artillery, light infantry and riflemen, or such 5 other system as may at any time hereafter be directed 6 for the volunteers and militia, by the laws of the 7 United States, shall be observed by the companies S raised at large in this State, in the discipline and ex9 ercise of said corps respectively.

SEC. 17. Every commanding officer of a company 2 raised at large, shall parade his company on the last

3 Wednesday in May, annually, at two o'clock, in the 4 afternoon, for the purpose of inspecting, examining, 5 and taking an account of all the equipments of his 6 men, in order that a thorough inspection may be made 7 of all the volunteer companies in the State. Every 8 commanding officer of a company shall exercise and 9 discipline as well as inspect his company on said day. 10 Every commanding officer as aforesaid, shall in addi11 tion thereto, parade his company for exercise and disci12 pline, on two other days, at the hour aforesaid, by his 13 own order.

SEC. 18. There shall also be an inspection and 2 review in each year; and the commanding officer of 3 each division within which such volunteer corps may 4 be located, shall order such troops to parade in the 5 month of September, annually, at such time as he 6 shall deem expedient, regard being had to the scat7 tered or compact situation of the troops. The com8 manding officer of the brigade shall appoint the place 9 and give notice thereof to the commanding officer of 10 the division. But if the troops to be inspected com11 pose a regiment or battalion, the commanding officer 12 thereof shall appoint the place and give notice to the 13 commanding officer of the brigade; and the place 14 appointed for inspection and review, shall be as cen15 tral, as, in the judgment of the officer appointing the 16 place, may be convenient; provided, that no officer, 17 non-commissioned officer or private, shall be obliged 18 to travel more than twenty miles from his residence

19 to any review of a regiment or less body of men, and 20 that no larger body than a brigade be ordered to pa21 rade at the same time and place except by order of 22 the major general.

Compensation.

SEC. 19. Each and every officer, non-commissioned 2 officer and soldier of the volunteer militia shall be en3 titled to receive fifty cents for the inspection duty in 4 May, fifty cents for each company training, and one 5 dollar fifty cents for the inspection and review. And 6 the sums to which such officers and soldiers may be 7 entitled, shall be paid from the treasury of the respec8 tive cities and towns in which the company armory or 9 place of assembling the company is located, which 10 sums shall be repaid to such cities and towns, out of 11 the treasury of the State.

SEC. 20. It shall be the duty of the commanding 2 officers of all volunteer companies, on or before the 3 first day of November, in each year, to make out and 4 certify to the treasurer of each city, town or planta5 tion, who may be required by this act to pay such 6 volunteers, a list of all persons belonging to their re7 spective companies, prescribing the duties performed 8 by each individual officer and soldier, throughout the 9 preceding year, and the individuals whose names are 10 so certified, shall be entitled to receive the sums 11 directed to be paid by this act.

SEC. 21. No officer, non-commissioned officer, mu

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