California Militia and National Guard Unit Histories
McClelland Guard
(Excelsior Guard)
San Francisco's Irish American Hall. Located at 818 Harrison Street this building served as the armory for the McClellend Guard and the Excelsior Guard as well as many other ethnic Irish units of the California National Guard.

Official or Other Titles:
Location: City and County of San Francisco
Armory: Irish-American Hall, 818 Harrison
Mustered in: December 27, 1862
Mustered out: July 29, 1869
Inclusive dates of units papers: 1862-1869
Unit papers on file at the California State Archives

a. Organization Papers 1 document (1862)
b. Bonds 1 document (1866)
c. Correspondence (Unclassified letters) 17 documents (1862-1865)
d. Election Returns 9 documents (1863-1869)
e. Exempt Certificates, Applications for none
f. Muster Rolls, Monthly returns 17 documents (1863-1869)
g. Oaths Qualifications 13 documents (1863-1868)
h. Orders none
i. Receipts, invoices 3 documents (1863-1866)
j. Requisitions 3 documents (1863-1869)
k. Resignations 5 documents (1863-1868)
l. Target Practice Reports 4 documents (1866-1868)
m. Other Public Property, 1 document (1868)

Link to Official History:
History of the McClelland Guard
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Updated 8 February 2016