California Militia and National Guard Unit Histories
Honey Lake Rangers
2. Military Unit Designation: Honey Lake Rangers, 5th Brigade, California Militia (after 1866, National Guard of California)
3. Date of Organization:
July 20, 1864
4. Date of Disbanding:
June 30, 1868
5. Inclusive dates of units papers:
1857, 1864-1868
6. Geographical Location or Locations:
Susanville, Lassen County

Unit papers on file at the California State Archives:

a. Organization Papers 1 document (1864)
b. Bonds 2 documents (1864-1866)
c. Correspondence (Unclassified letters) 8 documents (1857, 1864-1866)
d. Election Returns 2 documents (1865-1866)
e. Exempt Certificates, Applications for none
f. Muster Rolls, Monthly returns 23 documents (1864-1868)
g. Oaths Qualifications 52 documents (1865-1867)
h. Orders none
i. Receipts, invoices 10 documents (1864-1868)
j. Requisitions 2 documents (1864-1868)
k. Resignations none
l. Target Practice Reports none
m. Other Public Property, 1 document (1866)
Letter of Response to Inquiry, 1 document (1925)
Extract from and link to the unit's Official History:

"Under the militia regulations of 1866 when the military forces became known as the National Guard, this company of Cavalry was reorganized on November sixth and was designated as Company A, Honey Lake Rangers, Fifth Brigade." Outline History of California National Guard, Vol. 2, #253.
Additional History
Muster roll information

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