Washington Light Guard Records,
Scope and Content
This collection contains two ledgers from the Washington Light Guard from 1861. The smaller book contains an essay on the school of the soldier and how it is set up. It also contains attendance records for the members of the organization. The larger book contains the minutes of the meetings of the Washington Light Guard. In the minutes, there is information on who the officers were and who paid their dues.
- 1861 - 1861
- Washington Light Guards (Washington, D.C. ) (Organization)
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from Washington Light Guard Records must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
The Washington Light Guard was a militia company formed in Washington D.C. in 1861. Their first commanding officer was Donald McCathren. The minutes ledger includes entries through August 1861.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 Folder )
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This collection contains two ledgers from the Washington Light Guard from 1861.
The Washington Light Guard ledger was acquired by Special Collections prior to 2006.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Washington Light Guard Records was completed in September 2013.
- Washington Light Guard Records, 1861
- Nicole Hancock, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
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