Rhode Island Militia/National Guard Enlistment Papers, c. 1879-1920 | State Archives Catalog
Title: Rhode Island Militia/National Guard Enlistment Papers, c. 1879-1920
Extent: 26.4 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents: Record of military enlistments required by act revising the state militia passed at the January Session of the General Assembly, 1879. Includes age, residence, nativity, occupation, height, eye & hair color, complexion & signature or mark of applicant. May contain record of physical examination conducted, parent or guardian authorization & reference to prior military service.