California Militia and National Guard Unit Histories
Live Oak Zouaves
Organizational Data
Military Unit Designation: Live Oak Zouaves, Company C, 2nd (Irish) Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, National Guard of California
Date of Organization:
May 30, 1870
Date of Disbanding:
June 3, 1872
Inclusive dates of units papers:
Geographical Location or Locations:
Oakland, Alameda County

Unit papers on file at the Californai State Archives:

a. Organization Papers 1 document (1870)
b. Bonds none
c. Correspondence (Unclassified letters) 20 documents (1870-1872)
d. Election Returns 3 documents (1870-1872)
e. Exempt Certificates, Applications for none
f. Muster Rolls, Monthly returns 5 documents (1870-1872)
g. Oaths Qualifications 4 documents (1870-1871)
h. Orders 1 document (1872)
i. Receipts, invoices 7 documents (1870-1872)
j. Requisitions 2 documents (1870)
k. Resignations 1 document (1870)
l. Target Practice Reports 1 document (1871)
m. Other none

Link to Official History:

"...the corps was designated as Company C until July 24, 1871 when in pursuance to Special Order No. 25 the unit was detached from the Second Brigade of Infantry to remain so until the militia of Oakland was formed into a separate Battalion." Outline History of Calif. National Guard, Vol. 2, #294.


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