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The Governor shall, when the General Assembly is not in session, have power to call out the Volunteers or Militia, or both, to execute the laws, repel invasion, repress insurrection and preserve the public peace; in such manner as may be authorized by law.<ref>[http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/Summary/ArkansasConstitution1874.pdf Text of Article 11 Section 4]</ref>
 
The Governor shall, when the General Assembly is not in session, have power to call out the Volunteers or Militia, or both, to execute the laws, repel invasion, repress insurrection and preserve the public peace; in such manner as may be authorized by law.<ref>[http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/Summary/ArkansasConstitution1874.pdf Text of Article 11 Section 4]</ref>
 
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* [http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/Summary/ArkansasConstitution1874.pdf Full text of Arkansas Constitution] (See PDF page 63)
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* Cash, Marie. "Arkansas Achieves Statehood.” ''Arkansas Historical Quarterly'' 2 (December 1943): 292.
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* [http://www.amazon.com/The-Arkansas-State-Constitution-Constitutions/dp/031327472X Goss, Kay C. (1993) ''The Arkansas State Constitution: A Reference Guide.'' Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press.]
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* [http://civilwarhelena.com/history/constitution-of-1868/ ''Civil War Helena'', "The Constitution of 1868"]
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* [http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/40027723?uid=3739552&uid=2129&uid=2&uid=70&uid=4&uid=3739256&sid=21103571120491 Ledbetter, Jr., Cal, "The Constitution of 1868: Conqueror's Constitution or Constitutional Continuity?" in ''The Arkansas Historical Quarterly'']
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Article 11 of the Arkansas Constitution is entitled Militia. It has four sections.

Section 1

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Persons Liable to Military Duty

The militia shall consist of all able-bodied male persons, residents of the State, between the ages of eighteen and forty-five years; except such as may be exempted by the laws of the United States, or this State; and shall be organized, officered, armed and equipped and trained in such manner as may be provided by law.[1]

Section 2

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Volunteer Companies

Volunteer Companies of Infantry, Cavalry or Artillery may be formed in such manner and with such restrictions as may be provided by law.[2]

Section 3

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Privilege of Members from Arrest

The volunteer and militia forces shall in all cases (except treason, felony and breach of the peace) be privileged from arrest during their attendance at muster and the election of officers, and in going to and returning from the same.[3]

Section 4

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Authority to Call out Volunteers or Militia

The Governor shall, when the General Assembly is not in session, have power to call out the Volunteers or Militia, or both, to execute the laws, repel invasion, repress insurrection and preserve the public peace; in such manner as may be authorized by law.[4]

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