California Militia and National Guard Unit Histories
Oakland Light Cavalry
Oarganizational Data
Military Unit Designation: Oakland Light Cavalry, 2nd Brigade, California Militia. After 1866, National Guard of California
Date of Organization: September 23, 1878
Date of Disbanding: Redesignated July 22, 1885
Inclusive dates of units papers: 1883
Geographical Location or Locations: Oakland, Alameda County

Unit papers on file at the California State Archives:

a. Organization Papers none
b. Bonds none
c. Correspondence (Unclassified letters) 5 documents (1882-1883)
d. Election Returns 3 documents (1883)
e. Exempt Certificates, Applications for none
f. Muster Rolls, Monthly returns 18 documents (1883)
g. Oaths Qualifications 63 documents (1883)
h. Orders none
i. Receipts, invoices 3 documents (1883)
j. Requisitions 2 documents (1883)
k. Resignations 1 document (1883)
l. Target Practice Reports 2 documents (1883)
m. Other none

Link to the Official History:

"Oakland Light Cavalry, unattached, redesignated Company F, Fifth Infantry Battalion July 22, 1885." Outline History of the California National Guard, Vol. 3, #386.


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