Early Conference Proceedings of the National Guard Association

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Accession #: AR2017:2:1

Title: Proceedings of the National Guard Association (1879).

Dates: 1879, 1881

Extent: 1 Volume (21 cm; 55 p).

Scope and Content:
(1879): Constitution and By-Laws of the Association. Reading of the Bill, “An Act to Reorganize and Discipline the Militia of the United States” which was at that time in the hands of the Committee on Military Affairs of the House of Representatives. A committee was formed within the convention and several reports were made by this committee on the effectiveness of this bill. A report by General Maury on the behalf of the Special Committee appointed at a prior convention on how to promote efficient military education.
St. Louis, Missouri

(1881): Amendments to the following articles and by-laws of the constitution of the Association: Article IV – Members, Article VI – Revenue, Article VII, By-law IX. Discussion of Cavalry and Artillery in the National Guard and remarks from the representatives of VT, RI, MASS, NC, IL, MO, IA, PA, D.C., NY, CT, OH, VA, and LA. Discussion of National Guard camps and their management with remarks from the representatives of IL, CT, VT, RI, MASS, OH, NC, MO, IA, PA. NGAUS officers for 1881. Address of the Convention to the United States Congress