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Held under the Constitution of the State, A. D. One Thou-
VO L II.
PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY
Of the General Assembly of the State of Ohio.
Second session, begun and held at Chillicothe, in the county of Ross, on Monday the fifth day of December, A. D. 1803, being the second session of the general assembly, held under the constitution of the said state.
An act to provide for organizing and disciplining the militia.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the general assembly of the state of Ohio, That each and every free, able-bodied white male citiZen of the state, who is or shall be of the age of eighteen and under the age of forty-five years, except as hereinafter excepted, shall severally and respectively be enrolled in the militia, by the captain or commanding officer of the company within whose bounds such citizen shall reside, within twenty days next after such residence; and it shall at all times hereafter, be the duty of such captain or commanding officer of such company to enroll every such citizen as aforesaid, and also those
Persons Iiable to do militia duty, to be enrolled by the Commanding Officers of companies.