For those who can access this, it illustrates the transition of State Militia/National Guard to Federal
Divisions in WWI.
Annual Report of the Secretary of War, Vol. I – 1918, GPO, Washington, pp. 1169-1281,
Appendix A. – Composition of
National Guard Divisions And Disposition of Former National Guard Units.
For convenient reference, this appendix is divided into tables as follows: Table A shows the numerical
designation of organizations in National Guard divisions.
Table B shows the division, staff and brigade commanders and general officers of divisions who were
separated there from. Tables 1 to 12, inclusive, show the composition of new units as follows:
Table 1. Divisional headquarters troops.
2. Infantry regiments.
3. Field Artillery regiments.
4. Machine-gun battalions.
5. Trench-mortar batteries.
6. Engineer regiments.
7. Field signal battalions.
8. Train headquarters and military police.
9. Ammunition trains.
10. Supply trains.
11. Engineer trains.
12. Sanitary trains.
Tables 13 to 62, inclusive, show the disposition of former State units, arranged by States, in
In Table 63 is given the present designation of former National Guard organizations which have
been utilized wholly or in part in the formation of regiments of corps and Army troops, and
regiments with National Army numerical designations.
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