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UNION CALIFORNIA VOLUNTEERS

2nd Regiment, California Infantry

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Organized at San Francisco and Carson City September 2, 1861, to December 30, 1862. Attached to Dept. of the Pacific.

SERVICE. - Companies "A," "B," "C," "D" and ordered to District of Oregon October 17, 1861. Company "A"-At Fort Dalles, Ore., till March, 1862. At Fort Vancouver till May, 1862. At Fort Humboldt, Camp Lyon and Camp Wright till June, 1863. Skirmishes at Eel River March 21 and 24. Ordered to Benicia Barracks June 27, thence to Old Fort Miller August 11, and duty there till December, 1864. At Presidio till muster out.

Company "B"-At Fort Hoskins till March, 1862. At Fort Dalles till June, 1862. Ordered to Fort Vancouver June 27, thence to Fort Humboldt July, and duty there till June, 1863. Ordered to Benicia Barracks June 11, 1863, and duty there till December. Moved to Fort Tejon, Cali., and duty there till September, 1864. Ordered to San Francisco and duty at the Presidio till muster out.

Company "C"-At Fort Colville, Washington Territory, till June, 1862. Ordered to Humboldt District, Cali., and duty there till September, 1864. Ordered to San Francisco and duty at the Presidio till muster out.

Company "D"-At Fort Colville, Washington Territory, till June, 1862. Ordered to Humboldt District, Cali., and duty at Fort Bragg till December, 1863. Expedition to Keytesville April 12-24, 1863. Ordered to Camp Babbitt December, 1863. Operations in Humboldt District February 1 to June 30, 1864. Skirmish, Red Mountain, near Blue Rock Station, March 17. Eel River March 19. Bald Spring Canon March 22. On Eel River March 27. Big Bend, Eel River, April 28. Shelter Cove May 9. Ordered to San Francisco December, 1864, and duty at the Presidio till muster out.

Company "E"-At Fort Vancouver till May, 1862. At Fort Humboldt till December, 1862. Skirmish at Mad River May 14, 1862. Daly's Farm, Mad River, near Arcate, June 6-7, 1862. Mattole Valley June 7, 1862. Fawn Prairie, near Liscombe Hill, June 8, 1862. At Camp Curtis December, 1862, to June, 1863. Ordered to Benicia Barracks and duty there till December. Ordered to Humboldt District December, 1863, and duty there till December, 1864. Ordered to San Francisco and duty at the Presidio till muster out.

Company "F"-At San Francisco till December, 1861. Ordered to Fort Humboldt Duty there and at Camps Anderson and Wright till June, 1865. Attack on Whitney's Ranch July 28, 1862. Alber's Ranch January 29. Crogan's Ranch May 7, 1862. Skirmish at Redwood September 8, 1862. Operations in Humboldt District March 10-July 10, 1863, and February 1-June 30, 1864. Expedition from Camp Wright to Williams Valley April 7-11, 1863. Skirmish, Williams Valley, April 9. Ordered to San Francisco June, 1865, and duty at the Presidio till muster out.

Company "G"-At Camp Lincoln, Humboldt District, till May, 1863. Ordered to Benicia Barracks May 30, 1863. Duty there and in San Francisco till muster out.

Company "H"-At Santa Barbara till April, 1862. Moved to San Francisco, thence to Forts Humboldt and Gaston April 20. To Fort Humboldt July, 1862, and duty there till June, 1863. Ordered to Benicia Barracks June 11, and duty there till December. Duty in Humboldt District till December, 1864, and at Presidio, San Francisco, till muster out.

Company "I"-At Santa Barbara till April, 1862. Moved to San Francisco, thence to Fort Humboldt and to Fort Gaston April 20, 1862. Duty there till June, 1863. Skirmish at Fort Gaston August 6. Affair at Little River August 28, 1862. At Fort Humboldt and in Humboldt District till December, 1864. At Presidio, San Francisco, till muster out.

Company "K"-Ordered to Fort Humboldt December, 1861, thence to Fort Lyon and Fort Gaston, and duty there till June, 1863. Action, Weaversville Crossing, Mad River, July 2, 1862. Near Oak Camp April 30, 1868. Moved to Benicia Barracks June, 1863, thence to Chico, Cali., August 11. At Fort Miller till December, 1864. At Benicia Barracks, San Francisco, till muster out. Skirmishes at Yreka Road, near Fort Crook, September 21, 1862 (Detachment). Simmons' Ranch, near Hydesville, October 21, 1862 (Detachment). Scout from Fort Crook to Honey Lake Valley November 3-29, 1862 (Detachment).

Regiment mustered out July 2, 1866.
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