Pre-1939 unit crest of the Macon-based
30th Division Headquarters.
Welcome to the Georgia National Guard History Blog. The purpose of the blog is to share research, images and insight on topics of interest from the three centuries of Georgia Guard history. The page is arranged into six basic folders as described below:

Home:  Here you will find a running list of ALL blog posts arranged by date of post.

Georgia Guard History: A repository for ongoing research and preservation notes on a variety of topics.

Robert Gober Burton, Co A
151st Machine Gun Battalion
Georgia Guard in WWI: This is the World War I Centennial Blog which highlights the role of the Georgia National Guard in World War I, specifically, the combat actions of the 151st Machine Gun Battalion. Source material for the blog includes official orders, telegrams, and annual reports of the Georgia Guard as well as the correspondence of Georgia Guardsmen, particular the papers of Sgt. Robert Gober Burton. From June 1916 to March 1919, Robert Gober Burton of Monroe, Ga. wrote of his experiences in Mexico and France as part of the 151st Machine Gun Battalion. His papers provide an invaluable record of the history of the War to End All Wars.

Also provided are links to the Ga. Guard History Facebook page. Additionally, an archive of imagery from the 19th century forward is hosted on our Flickr site with more than 1,000 images available for review.