Historic California Militia and National Guard Units
Georgetown Union Guard
Military Unit Designation:
Date of Organization: April 25, 1863
Date of Disbanding: June 9, 1868
Inclusive dates of units papers: 1863-1867
Geographical Location or Locations: Georgetown, El Dorado County

Unit papers on file at the California State Archives:

a. Organization Papers 6 documents (1863)
b. Bonds 3 documents (1863-1865)
c. Correspondence (Unclassified letters) 2 documents (1863-1867)
d. Election Returns 5 documents (1864-1867)
e. Exempt Certificates, Applications for none
f. Muster Rolls, Monthly returns 31 documents (1863-1868)
g. Oaths Qualifications 99 documents (1863-1868)
h. Orders none
i. Receipts, invoices 29 documents (1863-1867)
j. Requisitions 3 documents (1863-1867)
k. Resignations 4 documents (1863-1867)
l. Target Practice Reports 1 document (1866)
m. Other Financial Reports, 6 documents (1867-1868)

Extract from and link to Official History
"The Georgetown Union Guard when first organized was an attached company, but in 1864 it was reorganized and designated as Company A, Second Infantry Battalion, Fourth Brigade. In 1866, the unit was again reorganized and designated as Company F, Fourth Infantry, Fourth Brigade." Outline History of the California National Guard, Vol. 2, #173.
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