Articles of War (1806)
These regulations restrict martial law to members of the armed forces.
This is a nickname given to Northern "Peace" Democrats who oppose the Civil War and call for a peace settlement with the Confederates.
This writ is a constitutional right at all times except in cases of invasion or rebellion.
This system of rules takes effect when the military takes control of the normal management of justice.
This conflict sets a precedent for using military commissions to control the civilian population suspected of disloyalty.
The U.S. Army's response to bridge burning and other rebellious actions during the Civil War, these tribunals dispense justice during the war.
Militia Draft of 1862
This is an act which empowers the secretary of war to conscript for nine months those state militias that...
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