California Militia and National Guard Unit Histories
Lincoln Cavalry
Military Unit Designation: Lincoln Cavalry, Company M, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, California Militia
Date of Organization:
May 16, 1864
Date of Disbanding:
August 25, 1866
Inclusive dates of units papers:
Geographical Location or Locations:
Tomales, Marin County

Papers on file at the California State Archives:

a. Organization Papers 1 document (1864)
b. Bonds none
c. Correspondence (Unclassified letters) 2 documents (1864)
d. Election Returns 2 documents (1865-1866)
e. Exempt Certificates, Applications for none
f. Muster Rolls, Monthly returns 5 documents (1864-1866)
g. Oaths Qualifications 5 documents (1864-1865)
h. Orders none
i. Receipts, invoices 3 documents (1864)
j. Requisitions 1 document (1864)
k. Resignations 1 document (1864)
l. Target Practice Reports none
Offical History:
History of the Lincoln Cavalry, 1864-1866
This history was written in 1940 by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in conjunction with the office of the Adjutant General and the California State Library


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