Historic California Militia and National Guard Units
New Almaden Cavalry
Military Unit Designation: National Light Artillery, 2nd Brigade, California Militia
Date of Organization: July 3, 1863
Date of Disbanding: 1866
Inclusive dates of units papers: 1863
Geographical Location or Locations:San Jose, Santa Clara County

Papers on file at the California State Archives:

2. Military Unit Designation: 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Regiment, Co. K
3. Date of Organization: Feb. 20, 1864 (Reorganized Sept. 29, 1866 as N.G.C., 2nd
Brigade, 1st Cavalry Regiment, Co. G)
4. Date of Disbanding: June 2, 1868
5. Inclusive dates of units papers: 1864-1868
6. Geographical Location or Locations: New Almaden, Santa Clara Co.
7. Records Series Descriptions:
a. Organization Papers 3 docs (1864)
b. Bonds 2 docs (1867-1868)
c. Correspondence (Unclassified letters) 7 docs (1864-1868)
d. Election Returns 9 docs (1864-1867)
e. Exempt Certificates, Applications for none
f. Muster Rolls, Monthly returns 21 docs (1864-1868)
g. Oaths Qualifications 12 docs (1864-1868)
h. Orders none
i. Receipts, invoices 7 docs (1864-1868)
j. Requisitions 2 docs (1864-1866)
k. Resignations 3 docs (1865)
l. Target Practice Reports 1 doc (1867)
m. Other Public Property, 1 doc (1867)
Link to Official History:
History of the New Almaden Cavalry
Posted 25 January 2015
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