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Kings County Militia roll

Kings County Militia roll (1863-1865, 1867) for the 1st Battalion Kings County and contains a list of names, ages, and other notations. Their captain was John S. Belcher. Most of the Kings County men were from Scott's Bay, NS. Included were individual member's ranks, names, ages, and remarks but, later entries include such fields as residence and occupation. The soldiers were listed in the rolls by way of the order of precedence of their rank; Captain, 1st Lieutenant, 2nd Lieutenant, Clerk, Sergeant, Corporal and then Private.

Signatures / Inscriptions: Roll of Captn. John S. Belcher's Company of the 1st Batt. Kings County Regt. of Militia assemble for Leaving on the 24th day of June 1863; Roll of No. 1 Company of the 2 Battalion Kings County Regt. of Militia for the year 1866; Roll of No. 1 Company For 1864
Note: Notebook was used from both sides, one side's entries upside down relative to the other; Approximate date for battalion leaving was 24th June 1863 but, obviously, the list was written in advance of this date
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1863 to 1865
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