I've learned that at the beginning of 1812 war most of the U.S army was a bunch of state militias. I think that during the civil war state militias still existed though I have no idea to what extent. My question is when was the last state militia used in combat or when they were fully dismantled?
closed as off-topic by Mark C. Wallace♦, SMS von der Tann, nvoigt, Robert Columbia, called2voyage Oct 13 '16 at 16:37
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