Utah, Salt Lake County, Enrolled Militia - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Utah, Salt Lake County, Enrolled Militia, 1895
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|Salt Lake, Utah, United States|
|Flag of Utah|
|Location of Salt Lake County, Utah|
|Location of Utah|
|Record Type||Militia Enrollment Lists|
|Utah State Archives|
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- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
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- 4 What Do I Do Next?
- 5 Citing This Collection
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Utah territorial militia (enrollment) records of Salt Lake County form 1895 from the Utah State Archives. The volume is arranged in alphabetical order.
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