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Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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Record Description
Record Type Militia Enrollment Lists
Collection years 1895-1895
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Utah State Archives


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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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