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1804 La. Acts 284, An Act for Regulating and Governing the Militia of the Territory of New Orleans, § 13.




. . . each non-commissioned officer and private of the infantry, shall constantly keep himself provided with good musket or guns, a sufficient bayonet and belt, two spare flints and a knapsack, a cartridge box or pouch, with box therein to contain not less than twenty-four cartridges . . . .