Historic California Militia and National Guard Units
Templar Guard
(Sherman Guard)
Military Unit Designation:
Initial Date of Organization: June 16, 1864
Date of Mustering Out of State Service: August 3, 1866
Date of Mustering Back into State Service: 11 November 1869
Date of Final Mustering out of State Service: 5 March 1879
Inclusive dates of units papers: 1864-1866
Geographical Location or Locations: San Francisco City & County

Papers on file at the California State Archives:

a. Organization Papers 1 document (1864)
b. Bonds none
c. Correspondence (Unclassified letters) 4 documents (1864-1865)
d. Election Returns 4 documents (1864-1865)
e. Exempt Certificates, Applications for none
f. Muster Rolls, Monthly returns 5 documents (1864-1866)
g. Oaths Qualifications 9 documents (1864-1865)
h. Orders none
i. Receipts, invoices 1 document (1864)
j. Requisitions 1 document (1864)
k. Resignations 3 documents (1864-1865)
l. Target Practice Reports none
m. Other none

Link to HIstory of the Templar Guard


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