The Militia and Patrol Laws of South Carolina - Accession 1297 - M641 (695)
Accession 1297 - M641 (695)
Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections
1 bound volume, 75 pages
Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of The Militia and Patrol Laws of South Carolina, December 1844 published by order of the General Assembly. This publication was published by A.H. Pemberton, State Printer in Columbia, SC in 1845. This book offers a detailed list of laws regulation the behavior of the South Carolina military. It deals with everything from how much to fine a soldier who fails show up to the proper pay for an enlisted soldier. The book is particularly of interest to those studying the history of slavery in the South, as several of the regulations deal with what to do when coming upon an unattended slave on patrol.
For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.
Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "The Militia and Patrol Laws of South Carolina - Accession 1297 - M641 (695)". Finding Aid 925.
LC Subject Headings
Military law--South Carolina; South Carolina. Militia