Historic California Militia and National Guard Units
Mokelumne Light Dragoons
The Locke House and barn in Lockeford. This barn, built in 1852, served as the armory of the Mokelumne Light Dragoons during the Civil War. Today house is a popular bed and breakfast inn.
Military Unit Designation: Mokelumne Light Dragoons, 3rd Brigade, California Militia
Initial Date of Organization: September 5, 1863
Date of Mustering Out of State Service: August 31, 1867
Inclusive dates of units papers: 1863-1867
Geographical Location or Locations: Lockeford, San Joaquin County

Papers on file at the California State Archives:

a. Organization Papers 2 documents (1863)
b. Bonds 2 documents (1864-1867)
c. Correspondence (Unclassified letters) 16 documents (1863-1867)
d. Election Returns 2 documents (1865-1867)
e. Exempt Certificates, Applications for none
f. Muster Rolls, Monthly returns 15 documents (1864-1867)
g. Oaths Qualifications none
h. Orders none
i. Receipts, invoices 5 documents (1864-1867)
j. Requisitions 4 documents (1864-1866)
k. Resignations 1 document (1867)
l. Target Practice Reports none
m. Other none
Extract from and linl to Official History:
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Updated 8 February 2016