Historic California Militia and National Guard Units
San Francisco Fusileers*
The San Francisco Fusileers, circa 1878. A hand-colored photographic montage or composite photograph of portraits of uniformed fusiliers set in a drawn landscape background and foreground depicting the San Francisco Presidio and the Golden Gate. (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art)
Military Unit Designation: San Francisco Fusileers, Company C, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, National Guard of California.
Date of Organization: 27 November 1871
Date of Reorganization: 1880
Inclusive dates of units papers: 1871-1880
Geographical Location or Locations: San Francisco City & County

Papers on file at the California State Archives:

a. Organization Papers 1 document (1871)
b. Bonds none
c. Correspondence (Unclassified letters) 12 documents (1872-1881)
d. Election Returns 11 documents (1871-1880)
e. Exempt Certificates, Applications for none
f. Muster Rolls, Monthly returns 42 documents (1871-1880)
g. Oaths Qualifications 249 documents (1871-1880)
h. Orders none
i. Receipts, invoices 8 documents (1872-1880)
j. Requisitions 6 documents (1871-1880)
k. Resignations 2 documents (1876-1879)
l. Target Practice Reports 9 documents (1872-1880)
m. Other Report of Inspection, 1 document (1880
Link to HIstory of the San Francisco Fusileers
*All official documents indicate an alternate spelling of the word "fusilier"


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