Buppert cites two notable examples of that proverb; more detail re Luttow-Vorbeck at Mosby’s shop.
As for the civil affairs side of such a struggle, how about this for a starter?
1) We believe and act upon the principles of the Declaration of Independence.
2) Government, to the extent that it is even necessary, must be effectively and eternally constrained, lest it turn once again into tyranny.
3) We believe that it is each individual’s duty and responsibility to provide all necessary support for oneself and one’s family.
4) Beyond the limitations imposed by traditional laws against murder, robbery, theft, rape, and assault, rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will, within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others.
5) Being essential to the protection and support of ourselves, our families, and our country, no restrictions upon speech, self-defense, arms-bearing, association, worship, private property, parental authority, or the privacy of one’s affairs and writings shall be permitted or tolerated.