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Record Group Number: 000173
Series/Collection Number: .S 1145
Creator: Florida. National Guard.
Title, Dates: Payrolls, 1921-1933.
Amount: 2.00 cubic ft.
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Organization/Arrangement: Arranged according to military hierarchy or military unit, then chronological.
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Biographical/Historical:     The Florida Legislature created the National Guard of Florida in 1909 to replace the Florida State Troops (Chapter 5930, Laws of Florida). From 1921 until 1973, the Guard was under administration of the state Military Department (Ch. 8502, Laws). In 1973, the Military Department became the Department of Military Affairs (Ch. 73-93, Laws). The Adjutant General has served as the military head of the Guard since its inception. 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 National Guard maintains its headquarters in St. Augustine.

Summary:     This series consists of armory drill, field training and special duty payroll records for officers and enlisted men of the Florida National Guard. Information contained in most of the records includes the name of the individual, date of appointment, location, date and type of duty performed. Special duty payroll records for Guardsmen involved in the Mediterranean Fruit Fly quarantine of 1929-1930 are filed by the district served. Other records in the series include correspondence, a list of deserters from the Florida National Guard, and persons transferred. Among the units included are 31st Division, 62nd Brigade; 1st, 124th, and 154th Infantry Regiments; and the State Staff Corps.

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Subject Access Fields: Military administration.
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