Digital Collections

National Guard muster rolls

Identifier: 13726
Alternate Identifier: AMS ID Number: 4091
Repository: New York State Archives
Description: This series consists of annual muster rolls for each division and brigade in the New York National Guard created pursuant to Chapter 80 of the Laws of 1870, which provided for annual musters and inspections of units of the National Guard and return of the same to the Adjutant General. Information provided generally includes: name; rank; whether present or absent at annual muster; date of rank; date and rank of original entry into service; and remarks on any change in status. Each roll also lists names of men gained or lost since the last annual muster, by discharge, promotion, expulsion, transfer, removal, desertion, or death.

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