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The Daily Dispatch: August 22, 1862., [Electronic resource], Important decision — foreign residents liable to military duty. (search)
gis." He had accepted the benefits of the law, its immunities and privileges, and he, and all in his condition, must, in the opinion of the Court, stand up to the responsibilities it entails. That military service is the duty of the citizen of Georgia, is too plain for argument. The thousands who to-day endure the hardships of the camps and the perils of the field attest it. The petitioner being a citizen by act of the Convention and his own acceptance, then he is liable to military duty. Allens have always claimed the right of expatriation and spurned foreign fealty, ignored monarchs and kingdoms, and proudly accepted the American doctrine or the right of carrying their allegiance with their persons wherever they might go. But the "change coming over" them comes too late. If they owed allegiance to foreign powers when Georgia passed her act of citizenship, why did they not say so?--In the opinion of the Court, men of foreign birth in Georgia at the time of secession, owe their all