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Old 09-12-2019, 04:59 PM
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Originally Posted by kirkrapine View Post
But, no limitation is placed on the circumstances under which the militia can be called into federal service. E.g., the New England states declare secession in protest of the War of 1812 (that was an actual thing), so Madison federalizes their militia and that's that, all perfectly constitutional.
So, what's your point?

In 1861 did the Militias of the CSA states follow the orders of President Lincoln?

The state militia would just ignore the "other
" president.