California Militia and National Guard Unit Histories
Washinton Guard
Official or Other Titles: Tulare Home Guard, 3rd Brigade, California Militia
Location: Visalia, Tulare County
Mustered in: May 2, 1863
Date of Disbanding: August 11, 1866
Inclusive dates of units papers: 1863-1867
Papers on file at the California State Archives

2. Military Unit Designation: 4th Brigade
3. Date of Organization: May 18, 1863
4. Date of Disbanding: June 21, 1866
5. Inclusive dates of units papers: 1863-1866
6. Geographical Location or Locations: Washington, Yolo Co.
7. Records Series Descriptions:
a. Organization Papers 1 doc (1863)
b. Bonds 1 doc (1864)
c. Correspondence (Unclassified letters) 6 docs (1863-1864)
d. Election Returns 2 docs (1864-1865)
e. Exempt Certificates, Applications for none
f. Muster Rolls, Monthly returns 8 docs (1863-1866)
g. Oaths Qualifications 8 docs (1863-1866)
h. Orders none
i. Receipts, invoices 3 docs (1863-1866)
j. Requisitions 1 doc (1863)
k. Resignations 1 doc (1864)
l. Target Practice Reports none
m. Other none
8. Miscellaneous:
(2) According to the Muster Rolls, after March 28, 1864, the Washington Guard was
designated as Co. G, Fourth Regiment Infantry, Fourth Brigade.
Link to Official History
History of the Washington Guard
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