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Record Group Number: 000170
Series/Collection Number: .S 1213
Creator: Florida. Dept. of Military Affairs.
Title, Dates: General and permanent orders, 1904-1982.
Amount: 2.25 cubic ft.
3.00 microfilm reel 16 mm.
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Organization/Arrangement: Chronological.
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Biographical/Historical:     The Florida Legislature created the Department of Military Affairs in 1973 to succeed the Military Department (Chapter 73-93, Laws of Florida). The head of the Department of Military Affairs is the Adjutant General. The Department and the Adjutant General control the Florida units of the National Guard; supervise all the arms, troops, branches, and stores of the Guard; and transport and subsist any armed forces required by the state to maintain law and order. The Department and the Adjutant General maintain their headquarters in St. Augustine. The state militia has existed since territorial days, becoming the Florida State Troops in 1887 (Ch. 3707, Laws) and the Florida National Guard in 1909 (Ch. 5930, Laws).

Summary:     This series consists of orders issued by the Adjutant General as head of the Department of Military Affairs and its predecessor, the Military Department. The Office titled them "General Orders" until 1975, after which the title changed to "Permanent Orders." The series includes print copies dating from 1923 to 1982 and microfilmed copies of every order issued from 1904 to 1971. These orders include directives from the Governor of Florida, the Adjutant General, and the National Guard Bureau, as well as announcements of awards, reorganization of units, deaths, and retirements.

Finding Aids: Folder listing available. 0
Additional Physical Form: Microfilm.
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Subject Access Fields: Florida. National Guard.
Military administration.
Added Entries Florida. Military Dept.
Florida. Office of the Adjutant General.