In the Articles of Confederation, all states agreed to a perpetual union. Thus accepting this perpetuity, it wasn't included in the Constitution's 7 Articles (written on 4 pages) because once you agree to something in perpetuity, it would be redundant to state it again! In hind sight, the framers of the Constitution knew that secession was not an option for the states and should have restated this clause from the Articles of Confederation.
Abraham Lincoln certainly recognized this impossibility of a state seceeding and never would allow anyone in his company to use the terms "Confederacy" or "Confederates". They were always "the Rebels".
Did President Washington 'invade' Western Pennsylvania when he put down the Whiskey Rebellion in 1791? Of course not. The Federal Govt can not invade part of its own lands. It can use force to put down armed rebellion in parts of the land it governs. Matter-of-fact, that's part of the purpose of any government - federal, state, or local - to police the land it governs.
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