Battle Unit Details

UNION CALIFORNIA VOLUNTEERS

1st Battalion, California Native Cavalry

Overview:
Organized at large in California March, 1863, to July, 1864. Attached to Dept. of the Pacific. Company "A" at Presidio, San Francisco, to December, 1863. Ordered to District of Humboldt December 26. Arrive there January 12, 1864. Duty at Fort Gaston till March 6. Ordered to Camp Curtis March 6, and duty escorting trains to Arcate and Fort Humboldt to September 1, 1864. Ordered to Fort Humboldt September 1 and duty there till November 12, 1864. Ordered to Camp Wright and duty there till February, 1865. Ordered to Drum Barracks, District of Southern California, February 25, 1865, and duty there till May, 1865.

Company "B" on duty at the Presidio, San Francisco, till January, 1865. Ordered to San Juan, Monterey County, January 3, 1865, thence to Drum Barracks, District of Southern California, and duty there till May. Company "C" organized at Santa Barbara and ordered to Drum Barracks, District of Southern California, August 10, 1864, and duty there till May, 1865. Company at Drum Barracks, District of Southern California, till May, 1865. Battalion assigned to duty in District of Arizona May, 1865, and operating against Indians in that District till April, 1866. Mustered out April 2, 1866.
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