VIRGINIA MILITARY MILITIA LAWS BOOK RICHMOND 1820
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Extraordinary find! This is a rare copy of the 1820 publication Military Laws: Containing Extracts from the Federal and State Constitutions, synopsis of the Organization of the Militia, Militia Laws of Virgnia, Militia Laws of the United States, Articles of War, Army Regulations, Description of Uniform, Forms, &c. This was published in Richmond, VA and printed by Shepherd & Pollard. It was ordered by C. W. Gooch, Adjutant General. In addition to the information listed in the title the book provides this list: 'The following are the Regiments in Virginia, arranged in numerical order, with the counties in which they are located.' This list, of course, includes the counties now located in West Virginia. The condition is good; the spine is leather bound and tight (see the second image for a slight separation inside the cover); there is a sticker on the fly leaf with the name 'McGahey' typed on it; the second sly leaf (no text) is minus one half; page 207 has a tear, but all is intact; the back fly leaf lacks 1/4 of the page; signature of James Whitelow appears on the back fly leaf; foxing on some pages. There are 216 pages including an index. Lists include: arms, accoutrements and ammunition, ordnance, muskets, swords, balls, and much, much more. 4 1/2' x 7 1/4'
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