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UNION CALIFORNIA VOLUNTEERS

4th Regiment, California Infantry

Overview:
Organized at Sacramento, Placerville and Auburn September to October, 1861. Attached to Dept. of the Pacific. Companies "A," "B," "C," "D" and "E" moved from San Francisco to Fort Vancouver, Washington Territory, October 29-November 4, 1861. Company "A"-At Fort Walla Walla till August, 1862. Ordered to San Francisco August 15 and duty at Benicia Barracks till March, 1863. Ordered to Camp Drum March 1, and duty there till June, 1864. At Santa Barbara till December, 1864. New Company "A"-Ordered to Fort Humboldt May 1, 1865. At Camp Iaqua till muster out.

Company "B"-At Fort Vancouver till March, 1862. At Fort Dalles to October, 1862. Ordered to San Francisco October 3, and duty at Benicia Barracks till March, 1863. Ordered to Camp Drum March 1, 1863, thence to Fort Mojave April 29, and duty there till June, 1864. Ordered to Drum Barracks, and duty there till muster out. New Company "B"-Ordered to Fort Humboldt April 5, 1865, thence to Fort Gaston, and duty there till muster out.

Company "C"-At Fort Walla Walla, Washington Territory, till August, 1862. Ordered to San Francisco August 14, and duty at Benicia Barracks till March, 1868. At San Francisco till May. Ordered to Camp Drum May 28, 1863, and duty there till January, 1864. Occupation of Santa Catalina Island January 2, and duty there till December, 1864. At Drum Barracks till March, 1865, and at Fort Mojave till muster out.

Company -"D"-At Fort Yamhill, Ore., till March, 1863. Ordered to Fort Hoskins March 25, and duty there till December, 1864. Expedition from Siletz Block House to Coos Bay April 21-May 12, 1864. At Fort Yamhill till muster out.

Company "E"-At Fort Steilacoom till October 3, 1862. Ordered to San Francisco, and duty at Benicia Barracks till May, 1863. Ordered to Drum Barracks May 28, and duty there till January, 1864. At Fort Yuma till June, 1865. At Drum Barracks till muster out.

Company "F"-At Camp Sigel, near Auburn, till January, 1862. Moved to Camp Union, Sacramento, thence to San Francisco April 28, and to Camp Latham, Southern California. At Camp Drum till March, 1863. Moved to Fort Yuma March 1, 1863; to LaPaz, Ariz., April 18, 1863; to Fort Yuma August 15, and to Drum Barracks November 7, 1864. New Company "F"-To Fort Humboldt May 1, 1865. Duty in Humboldt District till muster out.

Company "G"-At Camp Sigel, near Auburn, till January, 1862. Moved to Camp Union, Sacramento, thence to San Francisco April 28, 1862, and to Camp Latham, Southern California. Ordered to San Diego, Cali., and duty there till muster out.

Company "H"-At Camp Sigel, near Auburn, till January, 1862. Moved to Camp Union, Sacramento, thence to San Francisco April 28, and to Camp Latham, Southern California. Duty at Camp Latham and Camp Drum till March, 1863. Ordered to Fort Yuma March 1, and duty there till January, 1864. Moved to Drum Barracks January, 1864, thence to San Luis Obispo July 27, 1864. Return to Drum Barracks and duty there till muster out.

Company "I"-At Camp Sigel, near Auburn, till January, 1862. Moved to Camp Union, Sacramento, thence to San Francisco April 28, and duty at Benicia Barracks till November, 1862. To Fort Umpqua November 12. Duty there and at Benicia Barracks till March, 1863. Moved to Camp Drum March 6 and to Fort Mojave April 29, and duty there till muster out.

Company "K"-Moved to San Francisco April 28, 1862, and duty at Benicia Barracks till March, 1863. Moved to Camp Drum March 6, thence to Fort Yuma, and duty there till January, 1864. Moved to Drum Barracks, and duty there till muster out.

Regiment mustered out April 18, 1866.
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