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Record Group Number: 000172
Series/Collection Number: .S 1148
Creator: Florida. Office of the Adjutant General.
Title, Dates: Unit rosters, 1870-1917.
Amount: 37.00 v.
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Biographical/Historical:     The Legislative Council of the Florida Territory created the post of Adjutant General on February 1, 1832 (Chapter 695, Laws of Florida) and continued it into statehood (Art. VII, Sec. 2, 1838 Constitution; Art. X, Sec. 2, 1968 Constitution). Under the 1868 Constitution, the Adjutant General was a member of the Cabinet and as such, was part of the Board of Commissioners of State Institutions. However, the 1885 Constitution excluded the Adjutant General from the Cabinet. In 1921, the Florida Legislature placed the Adjutant General as head of the newly-created state Military Department. In 1973, the department's name changed to the Department of Military Affairs. The Adjutant General controls all Florida units of the National Guard, supervises all arms, troops, branches, and stores of the Guard, and transports and subsists any armed forces required by the state to maintain law and order.

Summary:     This series contains photocopies of muster rolls and other materials documenting the Florida State Troops and Florida National Guard from the immediate post-Civil War era through World War I.

Finding Aids: Volume listing available. 0
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Reproduction Note: Photocopies.
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Subject Access Fields: Florida. National Guard.
Florida. State Troops.
Military records. aat
Muster rolls. aat
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