Title: Rhode Island Militia / National Guard - Enlistment Papers (1879 - 1920, ca.)
Extent: 26.4 Cubic Feet
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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.