(20 ILCS 1815/69) (from Ch. 129, par. 297)
    Sec. 69. All proceedings by courts martial shall be conducted in the same manner and by the same rules and methods of procedure, as nearly as may be, as are prescribed by court martial in the United States Army. In trials by general court martial the accused is entitled to be represented by counsel by him employed, or by a suitable officer of the Illinois State Guard, designated by the court, or detailed by the officer convening it, at the request of the accused.
(Source: Laws 1951, p. 1999.)