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ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,
Richmond, Virginia, June, 1820.
BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTIVE,
C. W. GOOCH, Adjutant General.
PRINTED BY SHEPHERD & POLLARD.
CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.
The Congress shall have power
To provide for calling forth the Militia to exe- To provide cute the laws of the Union, suppress insurrections, forth the mi and repel invasions :
To provide for organizing, arming, and disci- To provide plining the Militia, and for governing such part of ing the mili. them as may be employed in the service of the tia, &c. United States; reserving to the states respectively, the appointment of the officers, and the authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress.
A well regulated Militia being necessary to the Right of the security of a free state, the right of the people to people to
keep and bear keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.
No soldier shall, in time of peace, be quartered No soldier to in any house without the consent of the owner; in any house nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed during peace: