History Jokes: Bungtown Riflemen


Funny anecdotes and short stories are a great source of examples in public speeches. This website contains short funny stories, clean jokes and humorous legends of kings and queens, politicians, famous literary figures and artists from many books and sources. The styles of writers from different time periods was preserved - they often enhance the stories in an amusing way. Enjoy and have fun!

Bungtown Riflemen 
Friday, September 28, 2007, 07:19 PM - Civil War jokes and anecdotes
Posted by Court Jester
Sparrowgrass' proposition, that the Home Guard should not leave home except in case of invasion, is equal to the old story of the Bungtown Riflemen, an Ohio military company, whose by-laws consisted of two sections, namely :
- Article First. This company shall be known as the Bungtown Riflemen.
- Article Second. In case of war this company shall immediately disband.
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