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1st Cavalry Regiment

 

1st Cavalry Regiment, 1862-1863

Name of Unit:

Miscellaneous Papers

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 19 docs (1862-1863)
  • Electorial Lists: none
  • Muster In Rolls: none
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: none
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: none
  • Descriptive Lists: none
  • Other: Certificate of Commission, 1 doc (1862)
 

1st Cavalry Regiment, 1862-1866

Name of Unit:

Field & Staff, Headquarters

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 217 docs (1863-1866)
  • Electorial Lists: 2 docs (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 16 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 46 docs (1862-1866)
  • Post Returns: 7 docs (1863-1864)
  • Muster Out Rolls: 23 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 6 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: Enlistment Papers, 77 docs (1863)

    Discharge Paper, 1 doc (1863)
 

1st Cavalry Regiment, Company A, 1861-1866 (1901)

Date of Organization:

Aug. 12, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

May 22, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Carelton (Calif.), Pimos Villages Canada del Oro, Tucson (Arizona), Fort Fillmore, Camp Johnson, Las Cruces, Rio Francisco, Fort West, Hot Springs, Cienega De Los Apaches, Rio Miembres (New Mexico), San Elizario (Texas).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 3 docs (1863-1901)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 33 docs (1861-1866)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 9 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 22 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: none

Miscellaneous:

"This company was originally organized at Camp Merchant during the month of Aug. 1861, by a man named O'Regan."
"The Company so organized was mustered out of service as an organization at Las Cruces, New Mexico, Aug. 31, 1864 and an entirely new company was organized in Feb. 1865, under Captain E. C. Ledyard, most of the men having enlisted in Oroville." Quotations for 1 & 2 taken from Records of Calif. Men in the War of the Rebellion, compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 89.
Correspondence dated August 28, 1901 removes charges of desertion in 1865.
 

1st Cavalry Regiment, Company B, 1861-1894

Date of Organization:

August 10, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

Sept. 10, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Thorne (Arizona), Fort Fillmore (New Mexico), Tucson (Arizona), Fort West, Fort Stanton, Fort Union, Fort Wingate, Fort Sumner (New Mexico).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 3 docs (1862-1894)
  • Electorial Lists: 9 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: none
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 45 docs (1861-1866)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 29 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 13 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: Appointment Certificate, 1 doc (1863)

Miscellaneous:

"This company was originally organized at Camp Merchent during the month of Aug. 1861, by Captain Fritz....Aug. 1864, the company was reorganized at Fort Sumner, New Mexico..."
"It (the company) was finally mustered out as an organization Sept. 10, 1866", quotations for 1 & 2 taken from Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 97.
Correspondence dated April 28, 1894, removes charges of desertion in 1866. Correspondence dated Feb. 11, 1891 removes charges of desertion in 1865.
 

1st Cavalry Regiment, Company C, 1861-1890

Date of Organization:

Aug. 15, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

Sept. 21, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Thorn (Arizona), Camp Johnson (Texas), Fort Craig (New Mexico), Rio Francisco (Arizona), Fort West, Colton Woods, Las Cruces, Rio Grande (New Mexico), Rio Miembres, Camp Smith, Fort Goodwin (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 3 docs (1866-1890)
  • Electorial Lists: 2 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 5 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 38 docs (1861-1866)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 23 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 19 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: Certificate of Commission, 1 doc (1864)

Miscellaneous:

"This company was originally organized at Camp Merchent during the month of August 1861."
"It (the company) was mustered out as an organization at Las Cruces, New Mexico, Aug. 31, 1864 and a new Company C was organized in the Department of Mexico, which was mustered out as an organization at Los Pinas, N.W., September 21, 1866." Quotations for 1 & 2 taken from Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 108.
Correspondence dated April 11, 1890 removing charges of desertion in 1862.
 

1st Cavalry Regiment, Company D, 1861-1866

Date of Organization:

Sept. 6, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

May 29, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Canada del Oro, Dinsmore Spring (Arizona), Camp Leonard, San Elizario, Ojo del Martin, Franklin (Texas), Fort Craig, Tula Rosa Valley, Navajo Springs (New Mexico), Fort Whipple (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: none
  • Electorial Lists: 3 docs (1863)
  • Muster In Rolls: 8 docs (1863-1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 8 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 9 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: none
  • Other: none

Miscellaneous:

Company D was reorganized Oct. 18, 1864 according to the Muster Out Roll dated May 29, 1866.
 

1st Cavalry Regiment, Company E, 1861-1866

Date of Organization:

Aug. 14, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

March 6, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Canada del Oro, Reventon Station, Tucson, La Mesilla, Pecacho, Gila City (Arizona), Las Cruces (New Mexico), San Pedro Crossing (Arizona), Rio Miembres Camp (New Mexico).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 4 docs (1863)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster In Rolls: 28 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 26 docs (1861-1866)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 15 docs (1863-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 2 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: none

Miscellaneous:

"This company was originally organized at Camp Merchant during the month of August 1861."
"It was mustered out as an organization at Las Cruces, New Mexico, August 31, 1864 and an entirely new Company E was organized in California by Captain R. H. McIlroy, most of the men having enlisted in San Francisco and San Jose. Mustered out as an organization March 6, 1866." Quotations for 1 & 2 taken from Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 122.
 

1st Cavalry Regiment, Company F, 1863-1866

Date of Organization:

May 4, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

Sept., 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Stanford, Camp Union (Calif.), Camp Miembres, Cottonwood (New Mexico), San Elizario (Texas), Fort Craig, Los Pinas, Fort Union, Cedar Bluffs (New Mexico), Fort Dodge (Kansas), Camp Nichols, Fort Sumner (New Mexico).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 4 docs (1863-1866)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 9 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 41 docs (1864-1866)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 21 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 3 docs (1864)
  • Other: none
 

1st Cavalry Regiment, Company G, 1863-1886

Date of Organization:

June 12, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

Sept. 15, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Drum, Fort Yuma (Calif.), Tucson (Arizona), Camp McCleave (Texas), Fort Sumner, Albuquerque, Fort Wingate (New Mexico).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 5 docs (1863-1886)
  • Electorial Lists: none
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 39 docs (1863-1866)
  • Post Returns: 2 docs (1864)
  • Muster Out Rolls: 48 docs (1865-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 6 docs (1865)
  • Other: Discharge Papers, 2 docs (1866)

Miscellaneous:

Correspondence dated June 26, 1886 removes charges of desertion in 1866.
 

1st Cavalry Regiment, Company H, 1863-1892

Date of Organization:

Nov. 14, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

Sept. 20, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Union, Drum Barracks (Calif.), Tucson (Arizona), San Elizario (Texas), Fort Craig (New Mexico).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 2 docs (1863-1892)
  • Electorial Lists: 3 docs (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 12 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 46 docs (1863-1866)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 15 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 3 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: none

Miscellaneous:

Correspondence dated March 2, 1892 removes charges of desertion in 1866.
 

1st Cavalry Regiment, Company I, 1863-1866

Date of Organization:

March 2, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

May 22, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Benicia Barracks (Calif.), El Reventon, Tuboc, Fort Goodwin, Fort McDowell (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 2 docs (1863)
  • Electorial Lists: none
  • Muster In Rolls: 5 docs (1863-1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 41 docs (1863-1866)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 12 docs (1865-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 2 docs (1865)
  • Other: none
 

1st Cavalry Regiment, Company K, 1863-1889

Date of Organization:

Feb. 23, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

Aug. 17, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Morris, Drum Barracks (Calif.), Fort Craig, Fort Union, Cottonwood Springs, Rock Creek (New Mexico), Camp Lincoln (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 6 docs (1863-1889)
  • Electorial Lists: none
  • Muster In Rolls: 9 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 19 docs (1863-1866)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 39 docs (1865-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 3 docs (1865)
  • Other: none

Miscellaneous:

Correspondence dated August 24, 1889 removes charges of desertion occurring in 1865. Also Discharge Papers included.
 

1st Cavalry Regiment, Company L, 1863-1866

Date of Organization:

March 11, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

June 28, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Union, Drum Barracks (Calif.), El Reventon, Tuboc, Fort Bowie, Fort McDowell (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 2 docs (1863)
  • Electorial Lists: 2 docs (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 11 docs (1863-1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 48 docs (1863-1866)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 16 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 6 docs (1865-1866)
  • Other: Election Return, 1 doc (1865)
 

1st Cavalry Regiment, Company M, 1863-1893

Date of Organization:

March 10, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

Sept. 30, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Union (Calif.), Camp Goodwin (Arizona), Las Cruces, Hatch's Ranch, Camp Blue Water Creek, Fort Selden, Fort Craig, Baird's Ranch (New Mexico).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 15 docs (1863-1893)
  • Electorial Lists: 3 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 10 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 50 docs (1863-1865)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 31 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 2 docs (1864)
  • Other: Certificate of Commission, 1 doc (1865)

Miscellaneous:

Correspondence dated Feb. 17, 1893 indicates that the Certificate of Discharge under true name was furnished.
 

2nd Cavalry Regiment

 

2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1861-1867

Date of Organization:

Sept. 12, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

April 7, 1866

Name of Unit:

Field & Staff, Headquarters

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Alert (Calif.), Camp Conniss (Idaho), Camp Union (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 366 docs (1861-1867)
  • Electorial Lists: 16 docs (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 30 docs (1863-1866)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 34 docs (1861-1866)
  • Post Returns: 31 docs (1861-1866)
  • Muster Out Rolls: 1 doc (1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 29 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: Resignation, 1 doc (1866)

    Enlistment Papers, 80 docs (1862)
 

2nd Cavalry Regiment, Company A, 1862-1914

Date of Organization:

Sept. 5, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

April 7, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Alert (Calif.), Fort Chuchill (Nevada), Camp Douglas, Loveland's Camp (Utah), Desert Wells' Camp (Nevada), Camp Union, Fort Miller, Camp Babbitt (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc (1914)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Muster In Rolls: 13 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 39 docs (1862-1866)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 15 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 10 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: Discharge Papers, 1 doc (1866)

Miscellaneous:

"Company A went first to Fort Churchill, Nevada; then to Utah territory." It served in several locations "until ordered to Camp Union near Sacramento, for muster out in April 1866." Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, pp. 168-169.
Correspondence dated June 8, 1914 removes charges of desertion occurring in 1865.
 

2nd Cavalry Regiment, Company B, 1863-1891

Date of Organization:

Sept. 14, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

June 13, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Alert, Camp Drum (Calif.), Fort Sumner (New Mexico), Anton Chico (New Mexico), Drum Barracks, Cucamonga Ranch, Camp Union, Dun Glen (Nevada).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 2 docs (1891)
  • Electorial Lists: none
  • Muster In Rolls: 21 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 52 docs (1863-1866)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 13 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 3 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: none

Miscellaneous:

"Company B was ordered to the southern part of the State and became part of Carleton's 'California Column', and marched with that command to New Mexico. In the spring of 1864 it returned to California and was mustered out as a company at San Francisco, October 10, 1864." "...a new Company B was organized" and "remained at Camp Union, Sacramento, until June 1865, when it moved to Dun Glen, Nevada where it served until mustered out in the spring of 1866." Records of Calif. Men in the War of the Rebellion, compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 169.
Two letters dated Feb. 11, 1891 and Sept. 9, 1891, respectively, removed charges of desertion occurring in 1865.
 

2nd Cavalry Regiment, Company C, 1862-1866

Date of Organization:

Sept. 21, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

May 30, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Alert, Fort Crook, Fort Bidwell Susanville (Calif.)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: none
  • Electorial Lists: none
  • Muster In Rolls: 16 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 48 docs (1862-1866)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 9 docs (1863-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Other: none

Miscellaneous:

"Company C served at Fort Crook, Humboldt County, California, nearly the whole of the time it was in the service. When the terms of its original members expired in the fall of 1864, they were mustered out at Fort Crook, and the company was filled up by enlistment of recruits in San Francisco. It was finally mustered out in the spring of 1866." Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 169.
 

2nd Cavalry Regiment, Company D, 1863-1866

Date of Organization:

Sept. 10, 186

Date of Disbanding:

May 29, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Alert, Camp Drum, Owens River Valley, Fort Tejon, Camp Union, Camp Jackson, Camp Waite, Smoke Creek (Nevada).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: none
  • Electorial Lists: 2 docs (1864)
  • Muster In Rolls: 15 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 61 docs (1863-1866)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 15 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 11 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: Discharge Papers, 1 doc (1866)

Miscellaneous:

"Company D, after leaving Camp Alert, went to Camp Independence, in Owens River Valley, remaining there until August 1863." Eventually, the company "Moved to Camp Union (Sacramento County), where the original members were mustered out...during the months of September and October 1864." The company reorganized and moved to several locations before returning to Camp Union where it mustered out May 29, 1866. Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 169.
 

2nd Cavalry Regiment, Company E, 1862-1866

Date of Organization:

Sept. 20, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

June 2, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Alert, Fort Humboldt, Big Pine Creek, Camp Independence, Fort Tejon Camp Babbitt (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: none
  • Electorial Lists: none
  • Muster In Rolls: 9 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 55 docs (1862-1866)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 15 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 6 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: none

Miscellaneous:

"Company E, after Camp Alert, went first to Fort Humboldt, Humboldt Co...." The company made several moves before "the original members were mustered out in San Francisco, October 6, 1864." The company reorganized and continued to be active but was mustered out June 2, 1866. Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 169.
 

2nd Cavalry Regiment, Company F, 1861-1866

Date of Organization:

Sept. 6, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

June 27, 1866

Name of Unit:

Sacramento Rangers

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Alert, Benicia Arsenal, Camp Union, Camp Bidwell, Bear Valley, Ione Valley, Fort Crook, Fort Bidwell (Calif.), Smoke Creek (Nevada), Goose Lake (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: Organization Papers, 1 doc (1861)
  • Electorial Lists: none
  • Muster In Rolls: 12 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 63 docs (1862-
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 21 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 16 docs (1864-1866)
  • Other: none

Miscellaneous:

"Company F was organized in Sacramento, and was first called the 'Sacramento Rangers'. After the completion of the organization at Camp Alert it was stationed at various places... The terms of service of the original members having expired, they were mustered out at San Francisco, September 24, 1864; the company was again filled up and was finally mustered out at Sacramento, June 27, 1866." Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 169.
 

2nd Cavalry Regiment, Company G, 1862-1892

Date of Organization:

Sept. 23, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

Feb. 1, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Alert, Camp Drum, Camp Látham, Owens Valley, Camp Leonard, Fort Tejon, Camp Babbitt, Camp Union, Benicia (Calif.)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 3 docs (1867-1892)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Muster In Rolls: 7 docs (1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 47 docs (1862-1865)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 14 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 15 docs (1864)
  • Other: none

Miscellaneous:

"Company G, after its organization at Camp Alert, was sent to Camp Drum..." The company was stationed at several locations before it was mustered out in 1864 in San Francisco. The company was again filled up and continued service until it eventually mustered out at Camp Union, Sacramento, Feb. 1, 1866. Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, pp. 169-170.
Correspondence dated June 10, 1892 removes charges of desertion occurring in 1865.
Correspondence dated Aug. 6 and Aug. 13, 1867 refers to Discharge Papers and includes Discharge Papers.
 

2nd Cavalry Regiment, Company H, 1864-1941

Date of Organization:

Sept. 5, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

April 26, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Alert (Calif.), Fort Churchill (Nevada), Camp Relief (Utah), Camp Conness (Idaho), Camp Douglas (Utah), Camp Union, Provost Barracks, Drum Barracks (Calif.)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 3 docs (1866-1941)
  • Electorial Lists: none
  • Muster In Rolls: 22 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 32 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 17 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 7 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: Certificates of Discharge, 2 docs (1864-1867)

Miscellaneous:

"Company H, after organization at Camp Alert, was sent to Fort Churchill, Nevada..." This company was stationed at many different locations. The original members mustered out at Camp Douglas, Utah Territory during September and October 1864. At Camp Union, Sacramento, the Company again filled its ranks and remained active until its final mustering out at the San Francisco Presidio, April 26, 1866. Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 170.
Correspondence dated November 21, 1911 removes charges of desertion occurring in 1865. Correspondence dated Jan. 4, 1941 included Certificate of Discharge of Bartle C. Hutchison who had served in the Militia from 1861 to 1864.
 

2nd Cavalry Regiment, Company I, 1863-1866

Date of Organization:

Sept. 25, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

June 24, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Alert, Camp Drum, Camp Latham, Camp Babbitt, St. Luis Camp, Benicia Barracks, Camp Union, Camp Bidwell (Calif.), Otter Creek, Camp McDermit (Nevada)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: none
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (n.d.)
  • Muster In Rolls: 13 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 47 docs (1863-1866)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 19 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 6 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: Discharge Papers, 1 doc (1866)

Miscellaneous:

"Company I was organized at Camp Alert." The unit moved to several locations before its final muster out was ordered at Sacramento, June 24, 1866. "The terms of most of the original members expired in September and they were discharged in San Francisco from October 1 to October 7, 1864." Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 170.
 

2nd Cavalry Regiment, Company K, 1862-1866

Date of Organization:

Sept. 27, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

May 18, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Alert (Calif.), Fort Ruby (Nevada), Deep Creek, Govt. Springs, Cedar Swamps, Farmington, Camp Douglas, Camp Relief (Utah), Canon Creek, Camp Conness (Idaho), Lovelands (Utah), Desert Wells (Nevada), Camp Union, Chico (Calif.), Smoke Creek, Fort Churchill (Nevada)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: none
  • Electorial Lists: none
  • Muster In Rolls: 10 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 56 docs (1862-1866)
  • Post Returns: none
  • Muster Out Rolls: 12 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 13 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: none

Miscellaneous:

"Company K was at Camp Alert until Feb. 28, 1862." It was stationed at several places in Utah Territory before arriving at Camp Douglas about Sept. 1864, "where nearly all of the original members were mustered out for expiration of terms. The company was again recruited up..." It finally was mustered out May 18, 1866 at Camp Union. Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, pp. 170-171.
 

2nd Cavalry Regiment, Company L, 1863-1866

Date of Organization:

September 23, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

July 12, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Alert, Owens River (Calif.), Fort Churchill, Fort Ruby (Nevada), Camp Douglas, Rush Valley, Camp Relief (Utah), Camp Conness (Idaho), Bingham Creek, Salt Lake City, (Utah), Fort Bridger (Wyoming), Fort Laramie (Wyoming), Little Cottonwood Creek, Tongue River, North Platte River (Utah)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 6 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 43 docs (1862-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 35 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"Company L was at Camp Alert until March, 1862..." During this unit's service it was stationed at various places, including Utah and Wyoming Territories. "The terms of service of the original members expired in September and October, 1864, and they were mustered out at Camp Douglas, where the Company was reorganized." Final mustering out occurred on July 12, 1866. Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion. Compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1840, p. 171.
 

2nd Cavalry Regiment, Company M, 1862-1866

Date of Organization:

September 25, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

July 12, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Alert (Calif.), Fort Bridger (Wyoming), Rio Virgin (Arizona), Fort Mojave and Muddy Creek (Arizona), Camp Conness (Idaho), Camp Douglas (Utah), Fort Laramie (Wyoming), Little Cottonwood Creek, Tongue River (North Platte River (Dakota) Church Buttes, Rush Valley, Camp Douglas (Utah).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 4 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 50 docs (1862-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 40 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"Company M was at Camp Alert until the spring of 1862." Prior to the mustering out of its original members in September and October of 1864 at Camp Douglas, this company was stationed at several points, including Wyoming, Dakota, Utah and Arizona Territories. "The company was immediately reorganized by recruiting new members, and it remained in the service until its final muster out," at Camp Douglas, July 12, 1866. Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion. Compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 171.
 

1st Veteran Infantry

 

1st Veteran Infantry, 1863-1866

Date of Disbanding:

September 20, 1866

Name of Unit:

Field & Staff

Geographic Location(s):

Franklin (Texas) Fort Craig, Los Pinos (New Mexico)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 2 docs (1865)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 32 docs (1864-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 3 docs (1865-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 3 docs (1865)
  • Other: List of Commissioned Officers, 5 docs (1863-1866)
  • Discharge Papers, 1 doc (1866)

Miscellaneous:

History of the 1st Regiment of Veteran Infantry dated October 26, 1865 included in correspondence.
"This battalion was organized during the months of November and December, 1864, by consolidating the Veterans of the First Infantry, California Volunteers, into two companies, which became Companies A and B, and consolidating the Companies of the Fifth Infantry into five companies, which became Companies C, D, E, F, and G, of the battalion." Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion. Compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, P. 381.
This unit was mustered out at Los Pinos, New Mexico, September 20, 1866.
 

1st Veteran Infantry, Company A, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

1864

Date of Disbanding:

September 9, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Union (New Mexico), Blue Water Creek (Texas), Fort Bascom, Fort Summer (New Mexico)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 2 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 40 docs (1864-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 12 docs (1865-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 8 docs (1865)
  • Other: None
 

1st Veteran Infantry, Company B, 1863-1866

Date of Organization:

1863

Date of Disbanding:

September 15, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Craig, La Joya, Los Pinos, Fort Wingate (New Mexico)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc (1868)
  • Electorial Lists: 2 docs (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 8 docs (1863-1866)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 43 docs (1863-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 27 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 14 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This Company was mustered out at Los Pinos, New Mexico, September 15, 1866.
 

1st Veteran Infantry, Company B, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

1864

Date of Disbanding:

September 15, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Las Cruces, (New Mexico), Franklin (Texas), Fort Cummings and Los Pinos (New Mexico)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc (1866)
  • Electorial Lists: 7 docs (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 36 docs (1864-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 13 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 7 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This unit mustered out at Los Pinos, New Mexico, September 15, 1866.
 

1st Veteran Infantry, Company C, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

1864

Date of Disbanding:

September 17, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Las Cruces, Fort Selden, Fort Craig, Los Pinos (New Mexico), Fort Garland (Colorado)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 2 docs (1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 35 docs (1864-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 17 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 4 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This unit mustered out at Santa Fe, New Mexico, September 17, 1866.
 

1st Veteran Infantry, Company D, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

1864

Date of Disbanding:

September 15, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Las Cruces, Fort McRae, Los Pinos (New Mexico)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: 4 docs (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 33 docs (1864-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 10 docs (1865-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 5 docs (1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This Company mustered out at Los Pinos, New Mexico, September 15, 1866.
 

1st Veteran Infantry, Company E, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

1864

Date of Disbanding:

September 15, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Franklin (Texas) Fort Craig, and Los Pinos (New Mexico)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: 2 docs (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1866)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 34 docs (1864-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 20 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 8 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This Unit mustered out at Los Pinos, New Mexico, September 15, 1866.
 

1st Veteran Infantry, Company F, 1864-1865

Date of Organization:

1864

Date of Disbanding:

March 16, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Las Cruces, (New Mexico) Fort Cummings:

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 2 docs (1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 9 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 5 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 2 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"The Company was broken up and the men transferred to other companies, March 16, 1865." Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion. Compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, P. 384.
 

1st Battalion Mountaineers

 

1st Battalion Mountaineers, Headquarters, 1863-1865

Date of Organization:

June 22, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

June 13, 1865

Name of Unit:

Headquarters

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Humboldt, Fort Gaston, (Humboldt, Co.)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1863-1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 12 docs (1863-1865)
  • Post Returns: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster Out Rolls: 7 doc (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"This battalion was raised during the year 1863 for service against the Indians in Humboldt County and the Northwestern portions of the State." Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion. Compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, P. 826.
 

1st Battalion Mountaineers, Miscellaneous Papers, 1859-1863

Name of Unit:

Miscellaneous Papers

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 21 docs (1859-1863)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: None
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: Report of Sick and Wounded, 8 docs (1859)
 

1st Battalion Mountaineers, Company A, 1863-1865

Date of Organization:

May 13, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

April 25, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Humboldt, Camp Baker, Camp Jaqua, Fort Gaston (Humboldt Co.)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 6 docs (1863-1865)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 4 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 24 docs (1863-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 1 doc (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 2 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: Loyalty Oaths, 3 docs (1863)

Miscellaneous:

This unit was mustered out at Fort Humboldt.
 

1st Battalion Mountaineers, Company B, 1863-1865

Date of Organization:

June 2, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

May 13, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Gaston, Camp Anderson, Camp Curtis (Humboldt Co.)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 2 docs (1863)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 28 docs (1863-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 1 doc (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Other: Loyalty Oath, 1 doc (1863)

Miscellaneous:

It was mustered out at Camp Curtis.
 

1st Battalion Mountaineers, Company C, 1863-1865

Date of Organization:

August 29, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

May 23, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Curtis, Fort Gaston (Humboldt Co.), Burnt Ranch (Trinity Co.); Camp Jaqua (Humboldt).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 7 docs (1863-1867)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 28 docs (1863-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"This company was raised in Humboldt and Trinity Counties." Records of California Men, Compiled by R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, P. 828.
Discharge papers dated March 6, 1867.
This company was mustered out at Fort Humboldt.
 

1st Battalion Mountaineers, Company D, 1864-1865

Date of Organization:

March 16, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

May 20, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Gaston, (Humboldt Co.) Fort Humboldt

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 2 docs (1863)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 17 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 4 docs (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This unit mustered out at Fort Humboldt.
 

1st Battalion Mountaineers, Company E, 1863-1865

Date of Organization:

August 31, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

June 14, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Humboldt; Camp Grant, (Humboldt Co.)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 2 docs (1863)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 5 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 32 docs (1863-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 2 docs (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: List of Officers (1863)

Miscellaneous:

"This Company was raised... in Mendocino County and was mustered into the United States service at Fort Humboldt." Records of Calif. Men in the War of the Rebellion. Compiled by Richard H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, P. 380.
 

1st Battalion Mountaineers, Company F, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

February 19, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

June 9, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Forks of Salmon River (Klamath Co.) Fort Gaston, Camp Lincoln (Humboldt Co.)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 6 docs (1863-1866)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 16 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 2 docs (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: Requisition, 2 docs (n.d.)

    Discharge papers, 1 doc. (1865)
 

1st Infantry Regiment

 

1st Infantry Regiment, Headquarters, 1861-1864

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Latham (Los Angeles), Camp Drum, Fort Yuma (Calif.), Tucson (Arizona) Mesilla (New Mexico), Fort Craig, Fort Cummings, Las Cruces (New Mexic), Fort Goodwin (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 85 docs (1861-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 42 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 7 docs (1864)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Other: Loyalty Oaths, 2 docs (1862) Resignations, 3 docs (1862)

Miscellaneous:

"The regiment was assembled and organized at a camp situated in the city of Oakland... It was named Camp Downey; in honor of the Govenor of the State."
 

1st Infantry Regiment, Company A, 1861-1898

Date of Disbanding:

August 31, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Latham, Camp Wright, Fort Yuma (Calif.), Fort Fillmore (New Mexico), Hart's Mills, Franklin (Texas), Las Cruces, Fort Craig, Fort Union, Santa Fe, Fort Marcy (New Mexico).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 6 docs (1861 - 1898)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster In Rolls: 4 docs (1863-1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 22 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 14 docs (1861-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: Certificate of Commission, 1 doc (1862)

Miscellaneous:

This company was mustered out at Fort Union, New Mexico.
Correspondence dated February 25, 1898 removes charges of desertion in 1865.
 

1st Infantry Regiment, Company B, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

August 31, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Yuma (Calif.), Fort Barrett, Tucson (Arizona), Mesilla, Camp West (New Mexico) Pinos Altos (Arizona), Mangues Ranch, Fort West, Fort McLean, Fort Cummings, Fort Craig (New Mexico).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc (1863)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: None
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"The company was mustered out at Fort Craig, New Mexico, August 31, 1864, except those members whose terms had not expired; they were transferred to the First Veteran Infantry." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, P. 328.
 

1st Infantry Regiment, Company C, 1861-1865

Date of Disbanding:

August 26, 1864 and August 31, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Latham, Camp Wright, Fort Yuma (Calif.), Fort Barrett, Tucson, Rio Grande (Arizona), Mesilla (New Mexico), Franklin (Texas), Roblero, Fort Wingate (New Mexico), Colorado Chiquito, Bear Springs, Fort Whipple (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 4 docs (1861-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 4 docs (1864)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: Resignation, 1 doc (1862), Discharge Papers, 2 docs (1864)

Miscellaneous:

"The company was mustered out in two detachments - one at Fort Whipple, A. T. August 26, 1864, and tOther: at Los Pinos, New Mexico, August 31, 1864. The men whose terms had not expired at those dates were transferred to the First Veteran Infantry, California Volunteers." Records of California Men, R.H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, PP. 329-330.
 

1st Infantry Regiment, Company D, 1861-1864

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Latham, Camp Wright, Fort Yuma (Calif.), Fort Barrett, Tucson, Fort Bowie (Arizona), Mesilla (New Mexico), San Elizario (Texas), Fort McLean, Fort West (New Mexico), Franklin (Texas), Las Cruces, Fort McRae, Rio Miembres, (New Mexico), Fort Goodwin (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1863-1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 20 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 11 docs (1864)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: Discharge Papers, 1 doc (1862)

Miscellaneous:

"This company became Company D, First Veteran Infantry, which see." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, pp. 330.
"A detachment of twenty men under Lieutenant D. C. Vestal aided in the capture of Dan. Showalter and party." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 330.
 

1st Infantry Regiment, Company E, 1861-1865

Date of Disbanding:

August 31, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

San Diego, Camp Wright, Fort Yuma (Calif.), Fort Barrett, Tucson, San Simon (Arizona), Fort Fillmore (New Mexico), Franklin (Texas), Mesilla (New Mexico), Ojo del Martin (Texas, Fort Craig, Socorro, La Joya, Los Pinos (New Mexico)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1863-1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 5 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 17 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"Mustered out at Los Pinos, August 31, 1864." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, pp. 330-331.
 

1st Infantry Regiment, Company F, 1861-1865

Date of Disbanding:

August 31, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Yuma (Calif.), Fort Barrett, Tucson, Fort Bowie (Arizona), Mesilla, Fort Craig, El Rita, Colorado Chiquito (New Mexico), Fort Whipple, Camp Clarke (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc (1862)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1863)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 2 docs (1861-1863)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 15 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: Loyalty Oath, 1 doc (1865)

Miscellaneous:

"Company mustered out at Los Pinos, New Mexico, August 31, 1864. The men whose terms had not expired were transferred to First Veteran Infantry." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 332.
 

1st Infantry Regiment, Company G, 1861-1864

Date of Disbanding:

August 31, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Wright, Fort Yuma (Calif.), Tucson (Arizona), Mesilla, Las Cruces, (New Mexico), Franklin (Texas), Fort McRae (New Mexico).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc (1864)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 7 docs (1861-1864
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 5 docs (1864)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"Company mustered out of service at Fort Craig, New Mexico, August 31, 1864. Men whose terms had not expired were transferred to First Veteran Infantry." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 332.
 

1st Infantry Regiment, Company H, 1861-1864

Date of Disbanding:

August 31, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Yuma (Calif.), Fort Barrett Tucson, Fort Bowie (Arizona), Mesilla (New Mexico), Franklin, Hart's Mills (Texas), Camp Cottonwood, Fort Wingate, Jacob's Well, Los Pinos, San Pedro, Fort Craig (New Mexico), Fort Goodwin, (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 2 docs (1863-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1863-1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 17 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 6 docs (1864)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This unit was mustered out Las Cruces, New Mexico
 

1st Infantry Regiment, Company I, 1863-1865

Date of Disbanding:

August 31, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Yuma (Calif.), Fort Barrett, Tucson (Arizona), Mesilla, Fort Craig Tule Rosa Valley, Fort Union, Fort Sumner (New Mexico).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 4 docs (1863-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: 2 docs (1863)
  • Muster In Rolls: 2 docs (1863)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 12 docs (1863-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 10 docs (1864)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

The company mustered out at Fort Union.
 

1st Infantry Regiment, Company K, 1862-1865

Date of Disbanding:

November 29, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Latham, Camp Wright, Fort Yuma (Calif.), Tucson (Arizona), Mesilla (New Mexico), San Elizario (Texas), Fort Craig, Los Pinos, Fort Sumner, Fort Union, Hatch's Ranch (New Mexico).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 6 docs (1862-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster In Rolls: 2 docs (1863)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 28 docs (1862-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 16 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"Mustered out as a company, November 29, 1864. This company took part in the battle of Adobe Walls, November 25, 1864.
Upon the muster out of the First Infantry the members of the regiment, together with those of the Fifth Infantry, whose terms had not expired, were consolidated into a battalion of seven companies, and known as the First Veteran Infantry, California Volunteers." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, P. 334.
 

2nd Infantry Regiment

 

2nd Infantry Regiment, 1863-1866

Date of Organization:

January 1, 1862

Date of Disbanding:

April 16, 1866

Name of Unit:

Headquarters

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Sumner, Presidio Barracks, Post Lippitt, Fort Humboldt, Benecia Barracks, Fort Miller (Calif.) Fort Yuma, San Pedro River, Fort Grant (Arizona), San Francisco (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 43 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 16 docs (1864-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 16 docs (1863-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 8 docs (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"This regiment at San Francisco, California and Carson City, Nevada, during the months of October and December, 1861, the earliest enlistments having been made September 2, 1861. Its first Colonel was Francis J. Lippitt, who was mustered out with the regiment during the month of October, 1864. He was made Brevet Brigadier-General, March 13, 1865, for faithful service during the war. Colonel Lippitt came to California as Captain in Stevenson's New York Regiment, in 1847; he was afterwards a member of the Constitutional Convention, held in Monterey, in 1849."
"On the muster out of the original regiment, in October, 1865, the veterans, together with new recruits, were again organized into a regiment... "This regiment finally mustered out in the spring of 1866." Records of California Men, R.H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 418.
 

2nd Infantry Regiment, Company A, 1862-1866

Date of Organization:

October 11, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

June 30, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

San Francisco (Calif.), Fort Dalles (Oregon), Fort Vancouver (Washington), Fort Baker, Fort Humboldt, Fort Miller (Calif.), Fort Goodwin (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 8 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 38 docs (1862-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 24 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 7 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This company was mustered out at Presidio, San Francisco.
 

2nd Infantry Regiment, Company B, 1863-1891

Date of Organization:

September 5, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

May 10, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Lyon, Camp Sumner, (Calif.), Camp Cady (Washington), Fort Haskins (Oregon), Fort Vancouver (Wash.) Alcatraz Island, Fort Humboldt, Camp Curtis, Benicia Barracks, Fort Miller, Fort Tejon, Visalia, Drum Barracks, Presidio (San Francisco), Fort Grant (Arizona), Fort Yuma (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc (1891)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Muster In Rolls: 14 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 50 docs (1863-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 27 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This unit mustered out at the Presidio, San Francisco.
Correspondence dated June 16, 1891 removes charges of desertion occurring in 1865.
 

2nd Infantry Regiment, Company C, 1863-1866

Date of Organization:

September 6, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

May 10, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Presidio, (S.F. Calif.), Fort Vancouver, Walla Walla, Fort Colville (Washington), Alcatraz Island, Fort Humboldt, Camp Baker, Camp Lincoln, San Francisco (Calif.), San Pedro (Arizona), Drum Barracks, Fort Yuma, Fort Grant (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 8 docs (1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 58 docs (1863-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 22 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 5 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: Invoice, 1 doc (1864)

Miscellaneous:

Mustered out of service at the Presidio, San Francisco
 

2nd Infantry Regiment, Company D, 1862-1886

Date of Organization:

September 14, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

April 16, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Petaluma, Fort Calville (Washington), Fort Humboldt, Fort Bragg, Presidio, San Francisco, Fort Gaston (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc. (1886)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 15 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 51 docs (1862-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 17 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 3 docs (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This unit mustered out at the Presidio, San Francisco.
Correspondence dated April 29, 1886 removes charges of desertion occurring in 1863.
 

2nd Infantry Regiment, Company E, 1863-1866

Date of Organization:

September 1861

Date of Disbanding:

May 10, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

San Francisco (Calif.), Fort Vancouver (Washington), Alcatraz, Fort Humboldt, Camp Curtis, Benicia Barracks, Drum Barracks, Fort Yuma (Calif.), San Pedro River, Fort Grant (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 16 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 40 docs (1862-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 16 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 3 docs (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This company mustered out at San Francisco.
 

2nd Infantry Regiment, Company F, 1863-1866

Date of Organization:

September, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

May 4, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Carson City (Nevada), San Francisco, Post Lippitt, Fort Wright, Fort Anderson, Fort Gaston (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 10 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 36 docs (1862-1866)
  • Post Returns: 1 doc (1864)
  • Muster Out Rolls: 22 docs (1863-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 5 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

Mustered out at the Presidio, San Francisco.
 

2nd Infantry Regiment, Company G, 1863-1866

Date of Organization:

November 29, 186

Date of Disbanding:

May 10, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Presidio, S.F., Alcatraz Island, Crescent City, Fort Ter-Waw, Camp Lincoln, Benicia, Camp Stanford, Fort Miller, Camp Babbitt, Fort Tejon, Drum Barracks, Fort Yuma, (Calif.), San Pedro River, Fort Grant (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Muster In Rolls: 15 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 50 docs (1863-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 24 docs (1863-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 2 docs (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This unit mustered out at the Presidio, San Francisco.
 

2nd Infantry Regiment, Company H, 1862-1866

Date of Organization:

October 21, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

July 2, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Fort Alcatraz, Eureka, Fort Gaston, Benicia Barracks, Camp Anderson, Fort Humboldt, Presidio S. F., Harrison Street depot S. F., Drum Barracks, Fort Yuma (Calif.), Fort Goodwin (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 16 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 55 docs (1862-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 37 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

Mustered out at Presidio, San Francisco.
 

2nd Infantry Regiment, Company I, 1862-1892

Date of Organization:

December, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

May 10, 186

Geographic Location(s):

Santa Barbara, Fort Gaston, Camp Curtis, Fort Humboldt, Camp McDowell, Presidio S. F., Fort Yuma, San Pedro River, Fort Grant (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc (1892)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 14 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 57 docs (1862-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 29 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 24 docs (1864-1866)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This unit mustered out at the Presidio, San Francisco.
Correspondence dated May 7, 1892 removes charges of desertion occurring in 1863.
 

2nd Infantry Regiment, Company K, 1862-1893

Date of Organization:

October 28, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

June 30, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

San Francisco, Post Lippitt, Post Lyon, Fort Gaston, Fort Humboldt, Benicia Barracks, Fort Miller, Drum Barracks, Fort Yuma (Calif.), Fort Goodwin (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc (1893)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Muster In Rolls: 12 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 51 docs (1862-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 23 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

Correspondence dated June 20, 1893 removes charges of desertion occurring in 1865.
 

3rd Infantry Regiment

 

3rd Infantry Regiment, 1861-1866

Date of Organization:

October-December, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

July 27, 1866

Name of Unit:

Field & Staff, Veteran Battalion

Geographic Location(s):

Stockton and Humboldt Co.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 6 docs (1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 18 docs (1861-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 11 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 20 docs (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"This regiment was organized at Stockton and at Benicia Barracks, from October 31 to December 31, 1861, to serve three years. On the expiration of its term of service, the original members (except veterans) were mustered out, and the veterans and recruits consolidated into a Battalion of four companies on October 29, 1864...and was afterwards known as the Third Battalion of Infantry, comprising, A, B, C, and D. On December 9, 1865, companies C and D were consolidated, leaving but three companies in the battalion." Records of California Men, R.H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 505.
 

3rd Infantry Regiment, 1862-1866

Date of Organization:

November 30, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

July 27, 1866

Name of Unit:

Headquarters

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 100 docs (1862-1866)
  • Electorial Lists: 6 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 40 docs (1862-1866)
  • Post Returns: 11 docs (1862-1864)
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: Oaths, 2 docs (1861), Special Orders, 4 docs (1862-1865), Enlistment Papers, 109 docs (1862)

Miscellaneous:

See Field & Staff, Veteran Battalion for further details.
 

3rd Infantry Regiment, Company A, 1861-1911

Date of Organization:

October 31, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

July 27, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Stockton, Benicia Barracks, (Calif.), Fort Ruby (Nevada), Camp Douglas (Calif.)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 14 docs (1861-1865)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Muster In Rolls: 5 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 37 docs (1861-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 23 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 3 docs (1864)
  • Other: Election of officers, 1 doc (1861)
  • Reports, 2 docs (1911)

Miscellaneous:

Reports of action both dated December 20, 1911 concerning military expeditions of Thomas E. Ketcham.
 

3rd Infantry Regiment, Company B, 1861-1866

Date of Organization:

October 31, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

July 27, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Stockton, Fort Steward, Camp Halleck, Camp Union (Calif.), Fort Churchill, Fort Ruby (Nevada), Camp Douglas (Calif.), Denver City (Colorado).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 18 docs (1861-1865)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 4 docs (1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 51 docs (1862-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 31 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

Unit mustered out at Camp Douglas.
 

3rd Infantry Regiment, Company C, 1861-1866

Date of Organization:

December 31, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

July 27, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Benicia, Fort Bragg (Calif.), Fort Ruby (Nevada), Camp Douglas (Calif.), Camp Connor (Idaho).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 16 docs (1862-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 44 docs (1861-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 47 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: Election of Officers, 1 doc (1861)

Miscellaneous:

The company was mustered out at Camp Douglas.
 

3rd Infantry Regiment, Company D, 1862-1892

Date of Organization:

October 31, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

July 27, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Stockton, Fort Gaston, Camp Union (Calif.), Camp Douglas (Utah).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 13 docs (1862-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Muster In Rolls: 4 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 48 docs (1862-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 41 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 5 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: 1) Certificate of Addmission, 1 doc (1891)

    2) Election of Officers, 1 doc (1861)

Miscellaneous:

This unit consolidated with Company C on December 9, 1865. Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, P. 521.
Certificate gives term of service, November 15, 1861 to November 14, 1864.
 

3rd Infantry Regiment, Company E, 1862-1864

Date of Organization:

December 21, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 1, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Benicia, Nevada and Utah, Camp Douglas (Calif.), Fort Ruby.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 14 docs (1863-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 20 docs (1862-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 12 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: Medical Discharge, 1 doc (1864)

Miscellaneous:

"During the summer of 1862 it (the company) went to Nevada and Utah, and was stationed at Camp Douglas and Fort Ruby until its disbandment by consolidation, November 1, 1864." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, P. 521.
 

3rd Infantry Regiment, Company F, 1861-1865

Date of Organization:

December 12, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 1, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Benicia (Calif.), Fort Ruby (Nevada), Camp Douglas (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 6 docs (1863-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 15 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 8 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 2 docs (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"In the spring of 1864 it marched to Camp Douglas, where it remained until it was disbanded by consolidation, November 1, 1864." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, P. 521.
 

3rd Infantry Regiment, Company G, 1861-1865

Date of Organization:

December 9, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 1, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Benicia Barracks (Calif.), Camp Douglas (Utah).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 9 docs (1862-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 16 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 12 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This company was stationed at Camp Douglas, Utah until it was disbanded by consolidation, November 1, 1864.
 

3rd Infantry Regiment, Company H, 1861-1864

Date of Organization:

December 12, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 1, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Benicia Barracks (Calif.), Camp Douglas (Utah), Camp Connor (Idaho).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 6 docs (1863-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Muster In Rolls: 2 docs (1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 7 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 9 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This unit was disbanded by consolidation, at Camp Douglas, November 1, 1864.
 

3rd Infantry Regiment, Company I, 1861-1864

Date of Organization:

November 26, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 1, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Stockton, Benicia Barracks (Calif.), Fort Bridger Wyoming), Camp Douglas (Utah).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 2 docs (1863-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 4 docs (1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 13 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 12 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

The company was disbanded by consolidated, at Camp Douglas, November 1, 1864.
 

3rd Infantry Regiment, Company K, 1862-1865

Date of Organization:

December 3, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 1, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Stockton, Benicia Barracks (Calif.), Camp Douglas (Utah).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 26 docs (1862-1865)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 4 docs (1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 16 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 12 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This unit "was stationed at Camp Douglas during the remainder of its term of service, being disbanded by consolidation, November 1, 1864. It took part in the battle of Bear River, in January, 1863, for an account of which see history of Second Cavalry." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, P. 521.
 

4th Infantry Regiment

 

4th Infantry Regiment, 1861-1865

Date of Organization:

November 8, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 30, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Auburn, Placer Co.

Name of Unit:

Headquarters

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 101 docs (1861-1865)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 28 docs (1862-1864)
  • Post Returns: 4 docs (1862-1864)
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: 6 docs (1863-1865)
  • Other: Enlistment Papers, 73 docs (1862-1863)

Miscellaneous:

"This regiment was organized at Sacramento, Placerville, and Auburn, from September 21, 1861, to February 1, 1862." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, P. 595.
 

4th Infantry Regiment, 1861-1866

Date of Organization:

November 8, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 30, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Auburn, Placer Co.

Name of Unit:

Field Staff and Band

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 7 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 48 docs (1861-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 9 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Other: None
 

4th Infantry Regiment, Company A, 1861-1865

Date of Organization:

September 21, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 30, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Placerville (Calif.), Fort Walla Walla (Wash.), Benicia Barracks, Camp Drum, Santa Barbara, Fort Humboldt, Camp Jaqua, Presidio (S. F. Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 19 docs (1861-1865)
  • Electorial Lists: 2 docs (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 12 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 36 docs (1861-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 7 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 6 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

The company was mustered out at the Presidio, San Francisco.
 

4th Infantry Regiment, Company B, 1861-1866

Date of Organization:

September 25, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

April 18, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Placerville (Calif.), Fort Vancouver (Washington), Fort Dalles (Oregon), Benicia Barracks, Drum Barracks, Fort Mojave, Fort Gaston, Presidio (S.F., Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 26 docs (1861-1865)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 50 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 38 docs (1861-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 10 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 7 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

The original company was mustered out at Drum Barracks from December, 1863, to October 4, 1864." A new company B was immediately organized, which remained at Drum Barracks until April, 1865, when it was marched to Fort Gaston, Humboldt County, where it was stationed until it was finally sent to the Presidio, S. F., for muster out, which took place April 18, 1866." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 596.
 

4th Infantry Regiment, Company C, 1861-1899

Date of Organization:

September, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

February 19, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Auburn (Calif.), Fort Walla Walla (Washington), Benicia Barracks, Drum Barracks, Santa Catalina Islands, Camp Cady (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 18 docs (1862-1899)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 16 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 28 docs (1862-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 19 docs (1861-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 2 docs (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"The original company was mustered out at Drum Barracks, October 5, 1864, and a new company was immediately organized, under the same officers and with the same letter." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 596.
Correspondence dated June 28, 1899 stated that a deserter in 1865 had returned to his unit and been discharged.
 

4th Infantry Regiment, Company D, 1861-1865

Date of Organization:

October 15, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

December 19, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Auburn (Calif.), Fort Yamhill (Oregon), Presidio (S.F., Calif.)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 21 docs (1861-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: 3 docs (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 9 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 46 docs (1862-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 5 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 2 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"The original Company was mustered out at Fort Yamhill, October 15, 1864." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 596-597.
 

4th Infantry Regiment, Company E, 1861-1866

Date of Organization:

October 10, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

March 31, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Auburn (Calif.), Fort Steilacoom (Washington), Benicia Barracks, Drum Barracks, Camp Curtis, Los Angeles, Fort Yuma, Date Creek, Fort Mason, Presidio S.F. (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 26 docs (1861-1866)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 9 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 50 docs (1863-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 30 docs (1863-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: Loyalty Oaths, 2 docs (1861)

Miscellaneous:

"The terms of service of the original members expired during September and October, 1864, and the company was reorganized and continued in service." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 597.
 

4th Infantry Regiment, Company F, 1862-1865

Date of Organization:

October 16, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 30, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Auburn, Camp Union, Camp Latham, Drum Barracks, Fort Yuma (Calif.), Camp Lincoln (Arizona), Fort Presidio S. F., Fort Humboldt (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 12 docs (1863-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: 3 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 14 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 44 docs (1862-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 15 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 17 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"The terms of the original members expired during September and October, 1864, and most of them were discharged at Drum Barracks, November 1, 1864. The company was reorganized by recruiting new members and the re-enlistment of old ones. After reorganization of the company it was stationed at Drum Barracks and the Presidio, S.F., until May, 1865. It then went to Fort Humboldt, and remained there until it was returned to the Presidio, and finally mustered out, November 30, 1865." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 597.
 

4th Infantry Regiment, Company G, 1862-1866

Date of Organization:

October 26, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

March 31, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Auburn, Camp Union, Camp Latham, Drum Barracks, San Diego (Calif.), La Paz (Arizona), Presidio S. F. (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 20 docs (1863-1865)
  • Electorial Lists: 2 docs (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 15 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 30 docs (1862-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 18 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 6 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

Upon the expiration of the terms of service of the original members, in the fall of 1864, the company was reorganized under the same officers. It was mustered out at the Presidio S. F., March 31, 1866." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 597.
 

4th Infantry Regiment, Company H, 1862-1865

Date of Organization:

February 6, 1862

Date of Disbanding:

November 30, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Union, Camp Latham, Drum Barracks, Fort Yuma, San Luis Obispo, Presidio S. F. (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 14 docs (1861-1865)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 16 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 42 docs (1862-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 13 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This company mustered out at Presidio, San Francisco. It was reorganized upon the expiration of its original members.
 

4th Infantry Regiment, Company I, 1861-1894 (2)

Date of Organization:

October 7, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 30, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Sigel, Auburn, Camp Union, Sacramento, Benicia Barracks, Drum Barracks, (Calif.), Fort Mojave (Arizona), Camp Cady, Camp Lincoln, Presidio S.F., (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 23 docs (1861-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: 3 docs (1863-1864)
  • Muster In Rolls: 14 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 44 docs (1862-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 25 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 2 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: Dishonorable Discharge, 1 doc (1894) (2)

Miscellaneous:

This unit mustered out at the Presidio, S. F., and was reorganized on the expiration of the terms of its original members, at Drum Barracks.
 

4th Infantry Regiment, Company K, 1862-1865

Date of Organization:

February 1, 1862

Date of Disbanding:

November 30, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Union, Sacramento, Benicia Barracks, Fort Yuma, Drum Barracks, Camp Lincoln, San Bernardino, Presidio S.F., (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 20 docs (1862-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: 3 docs (1864)
  • Muster In Rolls: 17 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 26 docs (1862-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 19 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"...it was ordered to the Presidio, S.F., for final muster out, which took place November 30, 1865. It was reorganized...upon the expiration of the terms of enlistment of the original members." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 598.
 

5th Infantry Regiment

 

5th Infantry Regiment, Headquarters, 1861-1864

Date of Organization:

September and October 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November and December 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Sacramento, Camp Wright, (San Diego), Drum Barracks (Calif.), El Paso (Texas).

Name of Unit:

Headquarters

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 58 docs (1861-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 3 docs (1861-1862)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: Receipts, 2 docs (1861), Requisitions, 4 docs (1861-1862) Enlistment Papers, 33 docs (1862-1863).

Miscellaneous:

"This regiment was organized at Sacramento...in September and October, 1861."
"The regiment was finally mustered out in New Mexico and texas during the months of November and December, 1864, except such of the enlisted men whose terms had not expired; they were transferred to the First Veteran Infantry, California Volunteers." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 668.
 

5th Infantry Regiment, Field & Staff, 1861-1864

Date of Organization:

September and October, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November and December, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Sacramento

Name of Unit:

Field & Staff

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1863-1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 15 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 3 docs (1864)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

See 5th Infantry Regiment, Headquarters for more details.
 

5th Infantry Regiment, Company A, 1861-1864

Date of Organization:

October 2, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 30, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Yuma (Calif.), Fort Fillmore, Mesilla, Pinos Altos, Fort Stanton.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc (1862)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 4 docs (1863-1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 36 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 4 docs (1864)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This unit was mustered out at Mesilla, New Mexico.
 

5th Infantry Regiment, Company B, 1861-1865

Date of Organization:

October 18, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

December 12, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Union, San Pedro, Camp Wright, Pimos Village (Calif.), Tucson.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 11 docs (1861-1863)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1861-1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 31 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 6 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"...at Franklin, Texas, from February, 1864, to December 12, 1864, on which date the company was finally mustered out." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 673.
 

5th Infantry Regiment, Company C, 1862-1864

Date of Organization:

October 7, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 30, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Union (Calif.), Las Cruces (New Mexico), Franklin (Texas), La Mesilla, Fort Goodwin (New Mexico).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 12 docs (1862-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 23 docs (1863-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 3 docs (1863-1864)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This company mustered out at Mesilla.
 

5th Infantry Regiment, Company D, 1861-1866

Date of Organization:

September 17, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 27, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Mission Camp, Tucson (Arizona), La Cruces (New Mexico).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 7 docs (1861-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 14 docs (1863-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 4 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

"It was stationed at Tucson during nearly all the balance of its term of service, and was finally mustered out at Las Cruces, N.M., November 27, 1864, the officers and members whose terms of service had not expired going into Company D, First Veteran Infantry." Records of California Men, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890, p. 673.
 

5th Infantry Regiment, Company E, 1861-1864

Date of Organization:

October 30, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 30, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Union, Sacramento; Camp Latham, Los Angeles; Camp Wright, San Diego.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 2 docs (1861-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1863-1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 22 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 3 docs (1863-1864)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

Company was mustered out at Mesilla.
 

5th Infantry Regiment, Company F, 1861-1865

Date of Organization:

October 23, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 30, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Union, Camp Kellogg, Camp Wright, Fort Yuma (Calif.), Maricopa Wells.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 5 docs (1861-1865)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster In Rolls: 2 docs (1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 38 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 3 docs (1864)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: Receipt, 1 doc (1865)

Miscellaneous:

This company mustered out at Las Cruces.
 

5th Infantry Regiment, Company G, 1861-1864

Date of Organization:

October 30, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 27, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Union (Sacramento), Camp Latham (Los Angeles), Camp Wright, Tucson.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 4 docs (1861-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 9 docs (1863-1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 29 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 9 docs (1863-1864)
  • Descriptive Lists: 2 docs (1864)
  • Other: Discharge Papers, 1 doc (1864)

Miscellaneous:

Company mustered out November 27, 1864.
 

5th Infantry Regiment, Company H, 1861-1864

Date of Organization:

November 14, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

December 12, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Union, San Diego, Camp Wright, Fort Yuma (Calif.), Tucson (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 14 docs (1862-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1863)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 41 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 4 docs (1863-1864)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: Discharge Papers, 1 doc (1863)

Miscellaneous:

This unit mustered out at Franklin Texas.
 

5th Infantry Regiment, Company I, 1861-1864

Date of Organization:

November 11, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 30, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Union, Drum Barracks, Camp Kellogg, Camp Wright, Fort Yuma.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 5 docs (1862-1864)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (n.d.)
  • Muster In Rolls: 2 docs (1863-1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 38 docs (1861-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 3 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Other: Discharge Papers, 1 doc (1864)

Miscellaneous:

Unit mustered out at Mesilla.
 

5th Infantry Regiment, Company K, 1861-1868

Date of Organization:

November 11, 1861

Date of Disbanding:

November 30, 1864

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Union, (Calif.), Casa Blanca Tucson, Fort Bowie (Arizona), Las Cruces (New Mexico).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 14 docs (1863-1866)
  • Electorial Lists: 2 docs (n.d.)
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1861)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 25 docs (1863-1864)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 3 docs (1864)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: Discharge Papers, 1 doc (1868)

Miscellaneous:

Company was mustered out at Las Cruces, N.M.
Correspondence dated November 20, 1866 concerns the murder and robbery of a discharged soldier in 1866. The letter requests information regarding the pay warrants in hopes of finding out who killed the man.
 

6th Infantry Regiment

 

6th Infantry Regiment, 1863-1865

Date of Disbanding:

October 31, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Benicia (Calif.)

Name of Unit:

Headquarters

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 224 docs (1863-1865)
  • Electorial Lists: 8 docs (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 8 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 31 docs (1863-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: 5 docs (1864)
  • Other: Pay Roll, 2 docs (1864), Loyalty Oaths, 7 docs (1863. Enlistment Papers, 9 docs (1863), Line Officers Relief, 40 docs (1863-1865). Resignations, 2 docs (1863-1864), List of Officers, 1 doc (1864).

Miscellaneous:

This unit was mustered out at Benicia Barracks.
 

6th Infantry Regiment, 1865

Date of Organization:

February 1, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

October 31, 1865

Name of Unit:

Field and Staff

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: 2 docs (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 7 docs (1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 1 doc (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None
 

6th Infantry Regiment, Company A, 1863-1865

Date of Organization:

October 21, 1862

Date of Disbanding:

October 16, 1865 & October 31, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Alcatraz Island, Presidio, Benicia Barracks, Camp Bidwell, Harrison Street Recruiting Station, S.F. (Calif.)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: 2 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 7 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 36 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 14 docs (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 2 docs (1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

Company A was mustered out at Presidio Barracks, (Calif.).
 

6th Infantry Regiment, Company B, 1864-1865

Date of Organization:

May 11, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

October 25, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Benicia Barracks

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc (1918)
  • Electorial Lists: 2 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 12 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 22 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 4 docs (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 2 docs (1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

Correspondence dated January 28, 1918 removes charges of desertion occurring in 1865.
 

6th Infantry Regiment, Company C, 1863-1865

Date of Organization:

October 20, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

December 15, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Benicia Barracks, Fort Humboldt, Arcadia, Boynton's Prairie, Camp Jaqua, Camp Lincoln, Presidio, S.F. (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1863-1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 32 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 2 docs (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: Certificate of Commission, 1 doc (1865)
  • Discharge Papers, 1 doc (1865)

Miscellaneous:

Final muster out held at Presidio, San Francisco.
 

6th Infantry Regiment, Company D, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

October 20, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

December 15, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Benicia Barracks, Camp McDermit, Queens River (Nevada, Presidio, S.F.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 4 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 17 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 7 docs (1865-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This company was mustered out at the Presidio, San Francisco.
 

6th Infantry Regiment, Company E, 1863-1865

Date of Organization:

July 11, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

October 31, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Benicia Barracks, Fort Humboldt.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc (1864)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 19 docs (1863-1866)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 35 docs (1863-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 2 docs (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This unit was mustered out at Benicia Barracks.
Letter written by President Abraham Lincoln is on display in the security vault.
 

6th Infantry Regiment, Company F, 1863-1865

Date of Organization:

August 17, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

October 16, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Benicia Barracks

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 2 docs (1863-1865)
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 6 docs (1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 10 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 1 doc (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This unit was mustered out at Benicia Barracks.
 

6th Infantry Regiment, Company G, 1863-1865

Date of Organization:

February 2, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

October 31, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Benicia Barracks, Fort Humboldt, Arcata, Fort Gaston, Camp Jaqua, Fort Baker, San Jose, San Juan, Presidio, S.F.)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: 2 docs (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 7 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 31 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 2 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

The company was mustered out at the Presidio, San Francisco.
 

6th Infantry Regiment, Company H, 1864-1865

Date of Organization:

March 4, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

October 25, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Benicia Barracks

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: 2 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 8 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 32 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 1 doc (1864)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Other: None
 

6th Infantry Regiment, Company I, 1863-1865

Date of Organization:

September 2, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

December 20, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Benicia Barracks (Calif.), Fort Churchill, Camp Block, Paradise Valley (Nevada), Presidio, S.F.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 7 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 11 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 5 docs (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 2 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This unit mustered out at Presidio S.F.
 

6th Infantry Regiment, Company K, 1863-1865

Date of Organization:

February 3, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

October 25, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Benicia Barracks

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: 2 docs (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 16 docs (1863-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 32 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 8 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None
 

7th Infantry Regiment

 

7th Infantry Regiment, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

January 24, 1865

Date of Disbanding:

May 22, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Presidio, San Francisco (Calif.); Tubac, Fort Mason (Arizona).

Name of Unit:

Headquarters

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 23 docs (1864-1866)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 11 docs (1864-1866)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 25 docs (1865-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 6 docs (1865-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 4 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This unit mustered out at San Francisco.
 

7th Infantry Regiment, Company A, 1864-1911

Date of Organization:

October 28, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

April 13, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Union, Sacramento, Presidio, S.F., Fort Yuma (Calif.), Fort McDowell (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 2 docs (1865-1911)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 13 docs (1864-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 4 docs (1865-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 10 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

Unit mustered out at the Presidio, San Francisco.
Correspondence dated June 26, 1919, states soldier was honorably discharged in 1866.
 

7th Infantry Regiment, Company B, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

November 1, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

April 26, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Marysville, Presidio, S.F. (Calif.) Tucson (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 9 docs (1865-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 4 docs (1865-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 4 docs (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This company mustered out at the Presidio, San Francisco.
 

7th Infantry Regiment, Company C, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

October 27, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

April 26, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Jackson, Presidio, S.F., (Calif.) Fort Mojave (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 7 docs (1865-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 3 docs (1865-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 2 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

Company mustered out at the Presidio, San Francisco.
 

7th Infantry Regiment, Company D, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

January 28, 1865

Date of Disbanding:

May 22, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Presidio, S.F. (Calif.), Tubac, Fort Mason (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 8 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 22 docs (1865-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 6 docs (1865-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 3 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

Unit mustered out at the Presidio, San Francisco.
 

7th Infantry Regiment, Company E, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

November 29, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

June 28, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Presidio, S.F. (Calif.), Tubac, Fort Mason (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 4 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 27 docs (1864-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 3 docs (1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

The unit was mustered out at the Presidio, San Francisco.
 

7th Infantry Regiment, Company F, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

December 25, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

April 15, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Presidio, S.F., Fort Yuma, (Calif.), Maricapa Wells, Camp McDowell (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 9 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 19 docs (1865-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 5 docs (1864-1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 3 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This company mustered out at the Presidio, San Francisco.
 

7th Infantry Regiment, Company G, 1864-1865

Date of Organization:

October 30, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

June 28, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Placerville, Presidio, S.F. (Calif.), Tubac, Fort Mason (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 2 docs (1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 23 docs (1864-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 2 docs (1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 4 docs (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

Unit mustered out at Presidio, San Francisco.
 

7th Infantry Regiment, Company H, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

January 10, 1865

Date of Disbanding:

March 1, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

San Francisco, Fort Yuma, Drum Barracks (Calif.)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 7 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 6 docs (1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 4 docs (1865-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 3 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

Company was mustered out at Drum Barracks.
 

7th Infantry Regiment, Company I, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

November 25, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

March 31, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Presidio, S.F. (Calif.), Fort Whipple (Arizona)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 2 docs (1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 7 docs (1865-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 3 docs (1865-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 5 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This unit was mustered out at the Presidio, San Francisco.
 

7th Infantry Regiment, Company K, 1864-1890

Date of Organization:

November 25, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

April 26, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

San Francisco, Fort McDowell (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 2 docs (1890)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 12 docs (1865-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 5 docs (1865-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 4 docs (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

Unit mustered out at the Presidio, San Francisco.
One letter dated October 14, 1890 to General R. H. Orton concerning his compilation report (book entitled, Record of California Men in the War of the Rebellion). Former Captain of Company K corrects errors in Orton's text. Second letter written by Captain James Shepard is a history of Company K, 7th Infantry Regiment. (Written in 1890).
 

8th Infantry Regiment

 

8th Infantry Regiment, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

March 31, 1865

Date of Disbanding:

October 24, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Alcatraz Island, Fort Point, S.F.

Name of Unit:

Headquarters

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 26 docs (1864-1865)
  • Electorial Lists: 9 docs (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: 59 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 4 docs (1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 2 docs (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Other: None
 

8th Infantry Regiment, Company A, 1864-1865

Date of Organization:

November 17, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

October 24, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Point S.F., (Calif.), Cape Disappointment (Washington), Fort Dalles (Oregon).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 2 docs (1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 6 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 1 doc (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

The Company was mustered out at Fort Point, San Francisco.
 

8th Infantry Regiment, Company B, 1864-1865

Date of Organization:

December 5, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

October 24, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Point, S.F. (Calif.), Fort Stevens (Oregon).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 15 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 2 docs (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 12 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous

This company mustered out at Fort Point, San Francisco.
 

8th Infantry Regiment, Company C, 1864-1865

Date of Organization:

January 28, 1865

Date of Disbanding:

October 24, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Point, S.F.,

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 4 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 7 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 3 docs (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 3 docs (1865)
  • Other: Certificate of Commission, 1 doc (1865)
 

8th Infantry Regiment, Company D, 1864-1865

Date of Organization:

February 14, 1865

Date of Disbanding:

October 24, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Point, San Francisco.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 12 docs (1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 7 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 2 docs (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Other: Certificate of Commission, 1 doc (1865)
 

8th Infantry Regiment, Company E, 1865-1866

Date of Organization:

January 25, 1865

Date of Disbanding:

October 24, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Alcatraz Island, Fort Point, S.F.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 12 docs (1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 1 doc (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Other: Receipt, 1 doc (1865)

Miscellaneous:

This unit mustered out at Fort Point, San Francisco.
 

8th Infantry Regiment, Company F, 1865-1886

Date of Organization:

February 14, 1865

Date of Disbanding:

October 24, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Point Blunt, Angel Island, Fort Point, San Francisco.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc (1886)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Master In Rolls: 11 docs (1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 12 docs (1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 1 doc (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 2 docs (1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

Company was mustered out at Fort Point, San Francisco.
Correspondence dated November 5, 1886 removes charges of desertion occurring in 1865.
 

8th Infantry Regiment, Company G, 1864-1865

Date of Organization:

January 5, 1865

Date of Disbanding:

October 24, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Alcatraz Island, Fort Point, S.F.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 2 docs (1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 15 docs (1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 1 doc (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 5 docs (1864)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

This unit mustered out at Fort Point, San Francisco.
 

8th Infantry Regiment, Company H, 1865

Date of Organization:

February 27, 1865

Date of Disbanding:

October 24, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Alcatraz Island, Fort Point, S.F.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 13 docs (1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 1 doc (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 2 docs (1865)
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

Unit mustered out at Fort Point, San Francisco.
 

8th Infantry Regiment, Company I, 1865

Date of Organization:

February 6, 1865

Date of Disbanding:

October 24, 1865

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Point, S.F.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 2 docs (1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 6 docs (1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 2 docs (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 5 docs (1865)
  • Other: None
 

8th Infantry Regiment, Company K, 1864-1865

Date of Organization:

February 25, 1865

Date of Disbanding:

October 24, 186

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Point, San Francisco.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 5 docs (1865
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 7 docs (1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 2 docs (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 8 docs (1864-1865)
  • Other: None
 

9th Infantry Regiment

 

9th Infantry Regiment, 1863-1867

Geographic Location(s):

Presidio, S.F., San Jose,

Name of Unit:

Headquarters (Field, Staff & Band)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 27 docs (1863-1867)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 15 docs (1864-1867)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: List of Enlisted Men, 7 docs (1864-1865)
 

9th Infantry Regiment, Company B, 1864-1868

Geographic Location(s):

Angel Island, San Jose, Lone Pine, Camp Independence (Calif.).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 20 docs (1864-1868)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None
 

9th Infantry Regiment, Company C, 1865-1866

Geographic Location(s):

Presidio, S.F., Fort Bidwell

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 8 docs (1865-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None
 

9th Infantry Regiment, Company E, 1864-1867

Geographic Location(s):

Presidio, S.F., Fort Point

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 8 docs (1864-1867)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None
 

9th Infantry Regiment, Company F, 1864-1867

Geographic Location(s):

Alcatraz Island, San Francisco (Calif.), Fort Churchill (Nevada)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc (1867)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 17 docs (1864-1867)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None
 

9th Infantry Regiment, Company G, 1864-1867

Geographic Location(s):

Alcatraz Island S.F., San Jose, Camp Lincoln, Humboldt.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 16 docs (1864-1867)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None
 

9th Infantry Regiment, Company H, 1864-1865

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 5 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None
 

9th Infantry Regiment, Company I, 1865-1867

Geographic Location(s):

Fort Point, S.F.

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc (1867)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 2 docs (1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None
 

9th Infantry Regiment, Company K, 1864-1867

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 10 docs (1864-1867)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None

Miscellaneous:

No indication that this unit existed can be found in Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, R. H. Orton, Sacramento, 1890.
 

Hospital Department, 1863-1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Drum, Fort Yuma, Presidio, S.F. (Calif.), Tucson, Tubac, Fort McDowell (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 12 docs (1863-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None
 

1st Battalion Native Cavalry

 

1st Battalion Native Cavalry, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

August 25, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

July 20, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Drum Barracks, Fort Yuma (Calif.), Fort Mason (Arizona)

Name of Unit:

Headquarters

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 12 docs (1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 3 docs (1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None
 

1st Battalion Native Cavalry, Company A, 1863-1877

Date of Organization:

September 7, 1863

Date of Disbanding:

March 20, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Camp Curtis, Fort Humboldt, Fort Wright, Benicia Barracks (Calif.), Tubac, Fort Mason (Arizona)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 5 docs (1867)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 4 docs (1863-1873)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 10 docs (1864-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 4 docs (1865-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Other: Special order, 1 doc (1877), Blank forms, 10 docs

Miscellaneous:

Special Order dated May 16, 1877 corrected company rolls to indicate Captain Morton was discharged on November 25, 1864 instead of January 3, 1865 as previously recorded.
 

1st Battalion Native Cavalry, Company B, 1863-1891

Date of Organization:

March 29, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

March 15, 186

Geographic Location(s):

San Francisco, Monterey Barracks, Camp Low (Calif.), Fort Mason (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 2 docs (1866-1891)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 26 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 15 docs (1864-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 3 docs (1865-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 6 docs (1864)
  • Other: Pay Rolls, 3 docs (1863-1866), Certificate of Commission, 1 doc (1865)

Miscellaneous:

Correspondence dated March 2, 1891 removes charges of desertion occurring in 1865.
 

1st Battalion Native Cavalry, Company C, 1864-1898

Date of Organization:

July 28, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

April 2, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Drum Barracks (Calif.), Tubac, Fort Mason (Arizona).

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 4 docs (1863-1898)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 9 docs (1864-1865)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 10 docs (1864-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 3 docs (1865)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1864)
  • Other: Pay Rolls, 2 docs (1864-1866); Resignation, 1 doc (1864)

Miscellaneous:

Correspondence dated July 16, 1898 removes charges of desertion occurring in 1865.
 

1st Battalion Native Cavalry, Company D, 1864-1866

Date of Organization:

March 3, 1864

Date of Disbanding:

March 20, 1866

Geographic Location(s):

Drum Barracks (Calif.), Tubac, Tucson, Fort Mason (Arizona)

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc (1864)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 16 docs (1864-1866)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 14 docs (1864-1866)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: 3 docs (1864-1866)
  • Descriptive Lists: 1 doc (1865)
  • Other: None
 

1st Battalion Massachusetts Cavalry

 

1st Battalion Massachusetts Cavalry, Field & Staff, Companies A, B, and C, 1863

Date of Organization:

1863

Date of Disbanding:

1865

Geographic Location(s):

Massachusetts

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 6 docs (1863)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: None
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None
 

1st Batallion Cavalry, Nevada

 

1st Battalion Cavalry, Nevada Territory, 1863-1864

Geographic Location(s):

Nevada

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: 3 docs (1863-1864)
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: None
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None
 

U. S. Marine Corps.

 

U. S. Marine Corps., 1864-1868

Geographic Location(s):

Mare Island

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 11 docs (1864-1868)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 19 docs (1864-1867)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: Death Certificate, 1 doc (1864)
 

2nd U.S. Artillery

 

2nd U. S. Artillery, Companies A, B, D, G, & K, 1863-1867

Geographic Location(s):

Alcatraz Island, New San Diego, Fort Yuma, Fort Point

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 16 docs (1863-1867)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None
 

Volunteers Mustered into the Service

 

"Volunteers Mustered into the Service of the United States in the State of California", 1864-1867

Geographic Location(s):

California

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: 1 doc (1867)
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 33 docs (1864-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None
 

Lists of Persons of Military Age

 

Lists of Persons of Military Age, 1863-1864

Geographic Location(s):

Alameda County

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 29 docs (1862-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: 50 docs (1863-1864)
  • Other: None
 

3rd U. S. Artillery

 

3rd U. S. Artillery, Company D, 1862-1865

Geographic Location(s):

San Jose Point, (Calif.), Albuquerque (New Mexico), Alcatraz Island, Angel Island, New San Diego

Records Series Descriptions:

  • Correspondence: None
  • Electorial Lists: None
  • Muster In Rolls: None
  • Muster Rolls, Monthly returns: 29 docs (1862-1865)
  • Post Returns: None
  • Muster Out Rolls: None
  • Descriptive Lists: None
  • Other: None