George Washington Let us raise a standard to which the Wise and the Honest can repair.
— George Washington, Constitutional Convention, 1787

Illinois Constitutional Militia

Militia Contacts by County

Adams Cumberland Hardin Lee Morgan Scott
Alexander DeKalb Henderson Livingston Moultrie Shelby
Bond De Witt Henry Logan Ogle Stark
Boone Douglas Iroquois McDonough Peoria Stephenson
Brown Du Page Jackson McHenry Perry Tazewell
Bureau Edgar Jasper McLean Piatt Union
Calhoun Edwards Jefferson Macon Pike Vermillion
Carroll Effingham Jersey Macoupin Pope Wabash
Cass Fayette Jo Davless Madison Pulaski Warren
Champaign Ford Johnson Marion Putnam Washington
Christian Franklin Kane Marshall Randolph Wayne
Clark Fulton Kankakee Mason Richland White
Clay Gallatin Kendall Massac Rock Island Whiteside
Clinton Greene Knox Menard Saint Clair Will
Coles Grundy Lake Mercer Saline Williamson
Cook Hamilton La Salle Monroe Sangamon Winnebago
Crawford Hancock Lawrence Montgomery Schuyler Woodford

A link-free version of the above Illinois Counties Table is available here.

Purposes execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions; — U.S. Constitution, Art. I, Sec. 8, Cl. 16.


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Reformers are known by their adversaries, and it is appropriate that those adversaries be identified and what is known about them be told. They include corrupt and abusive officials, corporations, groups, and individuals.

Adversaries common to all militias everywhere

These are some based in the state:

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