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3rd Infantry Regiment, Minnesota National Guard scrapbook

Identifier: S4579

Scope and Contents

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings and Program of Instruction of a Minnesota National Guard unit’s annual encampments. Camp Lakeview at Lake City, Minnesota, ( two miles below Lake City on Lake Pepin) was the site of “an encampment in 1908 for Duluth contingent, Companies A, C, E and the band, which has been swelled by the addition of Company F of Eveleth and Company M of Hibbing…The regiment is in command of Col. F. E. Johnson of Mankato, with Lieut. Col. F. E. Resche of Duluth second in rank.”


  • 1908-1916


Biographical / Historical

The Minnesota Reserve National Guard was organized on April 15, 1887, and became the 3rd Infantry Regiment (IR) headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota. At this time, their State Active Duty consisted of responding to civil disturbances, small riots and other law enforcement duties. The 3rd Infantry Regiment was reorganized in 1898 as the 14th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry and Minnesota was the first state to mobilize for the Spanish American War and the Phillipine Insurrection.


1.00 Volumes

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Physical Location

This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at or 218-726-8526.


This collection is part of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, which are housed in the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives at the Kathryn A. Martin Library, and are on permanent loan from the St. Louis County Historical Society.
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Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526