The Society of Descendants of Militia Officers

serving from 1607 to 1861

Historical Register of Officers of the Militia 1607 to 1861

This is a living register recording the names, ranks, and service of (1) commissioned officers, individuals holding appointments with the pay of commissioned officers, and (2) non-commissioned officers of the Militia of the several colonies and states.  Data is added to the Register on a regular basis through information submitted with membership applications and gathered in our ongoing research activities.   Users should consider the cited sources of information in determining its reliability for their historical or genealogical research, and are encouraged to read the original entries as they appear in the source.  In any effort such as this there may be typographical or transcribing errors - if you find any please use our contact form to let us know.

1.  Historical Register of Commissioned Officers and Individuals with Officer Status of the Militia

2.  Historical Register of Non-Commissioned Officers of the Militia

3.  Sources Cited

The following link provides additional information of value in understanding the rank structure of the Militia:

Table of relative ranks of Militia Officers