Which preposition to use with militia

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As if to combat this doubt, I found the following statement by one who has written much concerning the struggles of the colonists for freedom: "As soon as St. Leger's approach up Oneida Lake was known to General Herkimer, he summoned the militia of Tryon County to the succor of the garrison at Fort Schuyler.

in Occurrences 30%

With them came news of the rout of the Cherokees, who had been beaten by Nicholson's militia in Stafford county and driven down the long line of the Border, paying toll to every stockade.

for Occurrences 20%

The president was authorized to enlist 25,000 men for the regular army, accept 50,000 volunteers and call out 100,000 militia for the defence of the seacoast.

at Occurrences 11%

'I have never been able to get a correct account of the number of lives this wild mutiny cost, but believe it was not less than forty, including those slain by the militia at Arima; those shot at San Josef; those who died of their wounds (and most of the wounded men died); the six who committed suicide; the three that were shot by sentence of the court-martial, and one who was shot while endeavouring to escape (Satchell).

from Occurrences 11%

But Alfred, on the first alarm of this descent, flew to the defence of his people, at the head of a select band of soldiers, whom he always kept about his person [m]; and gathering to him the armed militia from all quarters, appeared in the field with a force superior to the enemy.

into Occurrences 7%

July 9President Wilson drafts state militia into federal service.

on Occurrences 7%

He had mustered the French-Canadian militia on September 11, the very day Arnold was leaving Cambridge in Massachusetts for his daring march against Quebec.

to Occurrences 6%

Maybe there would be time to get Nicholson's militia to the point of danger.

as Occurrences 5%

It was as impossible to levy a force of militia as one of regular troops, for the militia could not be embodied without great expense; and the finances of the whole kingdom had been so mismanaged that money was as hard to procure as men.

under Occurrences 5%

On the 21st of April, 1814, the militia under his command returned home victorious, and Jackson for his heroism and ability was made a major-general in the regular army, he then being forty-seven years of age.

along Occurrences 2%

It is now, perhaps, become as interesting to obtain footing for a strong settlement of militia along our southern frontier eastward of the Mississippi as on the west of that river, and more so than higher up the river itself.

than Occurrences 2%

They were more like militia than regular forces; they fostered military virtues, without the demoralization of standing armies.

without Occurrences 1%

The whole expedition was one of volunteers, the agreement between the officers and the obedience rendered them by the soldiers simply depending on their own free-will; there was no legal authority on which to go, for the commanders had called out the militia without any instructions from the executives of their several States.

before Occurrences 1%

There were brought into play in the upheaval the police of the city and the State militia before the shooting of the Negroes and burning of their homes could be checked.

between Occurrences 1%

Floyd had previously written Jefferson (Virginia State Papers, I., 47) that in his county there were but three hundred and fifty-four militia between sixteen and fifty-four years old; that all people were living in forts, and that forty-seven of the settlers of all ages had been killed, and many wounded, since January; so his defeat was a serious blow.]

during Occurrences 1%

The frequent levies of the militia during the summer campaign, and the reinforcement of the garrison by the troops from Port Howard, had drawn so largely on the stores at this post that there was necessity for the most rigid economy in the issuing of supplies.

en Occurrences 1%

But all attempts to turn out the militia en masse proved utterly futile.

near Occurrences 1%

After the failure of the Convention to unite Missouri with the Confederacy, Governor Jackson overhauled the militia laws, and, under their sanction, issued a call for a muster of militia near St. Louis.

throughout Occurrences 1%

There are laws for establishing an uniform militia throughout the United States and for arming and equipping its whole body.

toward Occurrences 1%

Among the incidents to the measures of the war I am constrained to advert to the refusal of the governors of Massachusetts and Connecticut to furnish the required detachments of militia toward the defense of the maritime frontier.

with Occurrences 1%

Led by Harry and his followers, who carried heavy sticks, they charged the militia with such fury that these, in spite of their superior arms, were driven back fighting into their barracks.

against Occurrences 1%

Nevertheless he led a body of militia against the Chickamaugas towns.

Which preposition to use with  militia