Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 6131

Department of Administrative Services. Division Archives and Records Service Mexican border campaign service cards

Dates: i 1916-1917.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Scope and Content

This reel is a copy of cards which provide brief data on members of the Utah National Guard who served in the Mexican border campaign against Pancho Villa. The cards provide the individual's name; rank; enlistment date, place, and troop; and his discharge date or muster out date and location. The original cards were interfiled to form part of the 3x5 card group in series 85268, MILITARY SERVICE CARDS.

The cards were created by the Military Records Section of the Utah State Historical Society Archives as part of a comprehensive effort to compile data on all Utah veterans. Much of the data on the cards were obtained from muster rolls of the units involved.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by veteran's surname

Related Records

Mexican border campaign records from the National Guard, Series 6305, contains muster rolls from which information on these cards was derived.

Adjutant General's records from the National Guard, Series 6308, documents personnel actions for some of these same individuals.

Mexican Border Campaign muster rolls from the National Guard, Series 10319, contain much of the original enlistment data

Military service cards from the Department of Administrative Services. Division Archives and Records Service, Series 85268, has these same cards microfilmed interfiled with other veteran data in the subseries of 3x5 cards.

Custody History

The cards were created in 1958 by the Military Records Section of the Utah State Historical Society Archives from muster rolls then in the Adjutant General's office. The cards were passed to the Utah State Archives at its creation in 1969.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

The cards were created in 1958 and microfilmed in 1966. They were archivally processed by A.C. Cone in 1990.

Finding Aids

Indexes: Name index at beginning of reel.

Indexing Terms

  • Utah--National Guard.
  • United States. Army--History--Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916.
  • Utah--Military history.

Container List

REEL DESCRIPTION
1 Name Index - Units from Utah