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What does NYSM stand for?

NYSM stands for New York State Militia (Civil War)

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  • Military and Government

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According to a 1916 description of the New York state militia, "Upon attaining the age of 18, every able-bodied, male citizen becomes ipso facto a member of the militia.
However, with cannon fire from Vrooman's Point battery hammering Lewiston Landing, the silencing of their own batteries on the New York side of the river and the sound of native war cries coming from the Niagara Escarpment, the New York State militia stood on their constitutional right not to be used outside the jurisdiction of New York State and bluntly refused to cross the Niagara River with Van Rensselaer.