California GAR Posts & History


This link will open an Adobe Acrobat "pdf" file containing

  a list of known GAR posts for California.  A brief historical

  summary for each Post is included if available. 





GAR Records Catalog


This link will open the catalog page for California

containing details on collections of GAR Department

and individual Post records (if known).


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Related SUVCW Websites (GAR info)

Dept. of California & Pacific

(includes Nevada & Hawaii)


Grand Army of the Republic Main Page


Websites of Interest

Santa Cruz Public Libraries

Old Soldiers: Santa Cruz County Civil War Veterans, by Robert L. Nelson


Library of Congress

Grand Army of the Republic and Kindred Societies

State Encampments: Bibliography

California and Nevada



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Selected Bibliography (printed resources)

Nelson, Robert L., 2004, Old soldier: The story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County, California.  Santa Cruz, CA:  Museum of Art & History. 84 p.  Includes CD-ROM (ISBN 0-940283-12-3 ISBN 0-940283-13-1)

Tharp, Joseph L., 1886, Register of the Department of California, Grand Army of the Republic. San Francisco: General Committee of Management, Twentieth National Encampment.278 p., softbound.











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