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1836 Ohio Laws 30-31, General Acts vol. 35, An Act to Organize and Discipline the Militia, § 29.

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That in every regiment, squadron or battalion the field officers shall each arm himself with a good and sufficient sword and pair of pistols, and furnish himself with a good and sufficient horse, with saddle, bridle, martingale and holsters; and in each company of cavalry or troop of horse, the commissioned officers shall each be armed with a good and sufficient sword and pair of pistols . . . and in the artillery each private or matross shall be armed with a good and sufficient musket, bayonet and belt, or fusee [sic], with a cartridge box to contain twenty-four cartridges, suitable to the bore of his gun; in all rifle companies, the non-commissioned officers and privates shall arm themselves with good and sufficient rifles, powder horns and bullet pouches; in all light infantry companies, the non-commissioned officers and privates shall be armed with muskets, bayonets and belts, with a cartridge box, sufficient to contain twenty-four cartridges, suitable to the bore of his gun; and all infantry companies, each non-commissioned officer and private shall arm himself with a good and sufficient rifle or fusee [sic].