The Nuttall Encyclopedia
National Guard, the
A militia of citizens organised in the municipality of Paris in 1790, with Lafayette as commandant, but suppressed in 1827, and again suppressed in 1872, after two revivals, in consequence of their taking part with the Commune of the latter date.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'National Guard, the'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/n/national-guard-the.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.