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Record Group Number: 000171
Series/Collection Number: .S 1427
Creator: Florida. Military Dept.
Title, Dates: Record of commissions for officers of the Florida National Guard and Florida Naval Militia, 1916-1930.
Amount: 2.00 v.
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Organization/Arrangement: Chronological.
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Summary:     This series contains copies of commissions issued to citizens appointed to serve as officers in the Florida National Guard and Florida Naval Militia. The Florida Naval Militia commissions cover the years 1916 to 1918, while the Florida National Guard commissions cover the years 1916 to 1930. The commissions include the name; branch of service (infantry, coast artillery, quartermaster corps, etc.); date of commission; and, from 1918 on, the names of the Governor, Secretary of State, and Adjutant General at the time; and in some instances, the military or naval unit to which the officer was assigned. In a few cases, the geographic location of the officer is also included.

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Subject Access Fields: Florida. Naval Militia.
Florida. National Guard.
Military administration.
Military commissions. aat
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