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1788, established as Independent Volunteer Troop of Horse Guards.
Connecticut. Governor’s Horse Guards, Company First. Centennial of the First Company, Governor’s Horse Guard of Hartford. Hartford : Starr Printing Co.
[CSL Call Number ConnDoc G748hh ce]
Connecticut. Governor’s Horse Guards, Company First. History, First Company, Governor’s Horse Guard, Hartford, Connecticut, 1778-1907. Hartford: Transcript Press, 1907.
[CSL Call Number ConnDoc G748hh ja]
Connecticut. Governor’s Horse Guards. Company, First. Two Hundred Years, the First Company, Governor’s Horse Guards, 1778-1978, Souvenir Book. [Avon, Conn.]: the Guards.
[CSL Call Number ConnDoc Cage G748hh sou]
Howard, James L. The Origins and Fortunes of Troop B : 1788, Governor’s Independent Volunteer Troop of Horse Guards; 1911, Troop B Cavalry, Connecticut National Guard, 1917. Hartford : Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co., 1921. [CSL Call Number UA118 .G62 1921]
History at First Company Governor’s Horse Guard Web page.
Agency Documents in the State Library
Check the State Library catalog, CONSULS, under these author headings for publications by the agency available in the State Library :
Connecticut. Governor’s Horse Guard.
Annual Reports are located in :
1847-1945, The Biennial Report of the
Frequently includes brief information about the Horse Guard, and
occasionally includes their annual reports. [CSL Call Number ConnDoc Ad44 r]
1945-2001, Digest of Administrative Reports to the Governor, under Military Dept. [CSL Call Number ConnDoc F40 d], and 2002-, the online version
State Archives Record Group : RG 013 (Military Dept.)
Years of Service
|Earle S. Bidwell||1943-1944|
|John H.K. Davis||1945-1946|
|Arthur J. Bushell||1947-1954|
|Everett H. Kandarian||1955-1987|
|David L. Miller||1988-1990|
|Richard J. Belliveau||1991-2003|
|James P. McGovern||2004|
|Andrew J. Arsenault||2005-Present|
Prepared by the Government Information and Reference Services Unit, page revised 7/2008.