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An Act for the Regulation of the Militia of this State (South Carolina) § 5 Regulations for the government of the militia, Rule 7 (1782).

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  • 1782
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"Any officer or private who shall be found drunk on guard, or at any other time of duty, if an officer, be cashiered and turned into the ranks, or receive such other punishment as the court shall inflict ; if a non-commissioned officer or private, he shall be confined til sober, and serve ten days longer than he was otherwise liable to."

1782, SC, An Act for the Regulation of the Militia of this State


The Selective Service System, Backgrounds of Selective Service: Military Obligation. The American Tradition a Compilation of the Enactments of Compulsion from the Earliest Settlements of the Original Thirteen Colonies in 1607 through the Articles of Confederation 1789, Ed. Arthur Vollmer, vol. 2 pt. 13 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1947), 96. An Act for the Regulation of the Militia of this State (SC, 1782), § 5 Regulations for the government of the militia, Rule 7.