California Militia and National Guard Unit Histories
Hewston Rifles
Brig. Gen. John Hewston, Jr. namesake of the Hewston Rifles, circa 1875.

Official or Other Titles:
Hewston Rifles, Company H, 1st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, National Guard of California
Location: City and County of San Francisco
Mustered in: August 24, 1869
Inclusive dates of units papers: 1869-1880
Unit papers on file at the California State Archives

a. Organization Papers 2 documents (1869-1870)
b. Bonds none
c. Correspondence (Unclassified letters) 65 documents (1869-1879)
d. Election Returns 12 documents (1869-1878)
e. Exempt Certificates, Applications for none
f. Muster Rolls, Monthly returns 28 documents (1869-1879)
g. Oaths Qualifications 161 documents (1869-1880)
h. Orders none
i. Receipts, invoices 10 documents (1870-1875)
j. Requisitions 10 documents (1869-1879)
k. Resignations 5 documents (1871-1876)
l. Target Practice Reports 9 documents (1870-1879)
m. Other Public Property, 2 documents (1871)

Extract from and Link to Official History:
Dress Uniform, 1870
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Updated 8 February 2016