Bookcover of 1st California Infantry
Booktitle:

1st California Infantry

Regiment, Union Army, American Civil War, Union (American Civil War), Lieutenant colonel

Claud Press (2012-02-11 )

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ISBN-13:

978-620-0-57084-0

ISBN-10:
6200570841
EAN:
9786200570840
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 1st Regiment California Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War. It spent its entire term of service in the western United States. Most of the 1st California was recruited from August to October 1861, with the exception of Company K, which was organized the following February. Many of its companies were formed from companies of the California Militia taken intact into federal service others from individuals drawn from the militia. James H. Carleton served as colonel, Joseph R. West as lieutenant colonel and Edwin A. Rigg as major. It came under the command of the Department of the Pacific (later it would come under the Department of New Mexico). After some training at Camp Downy near Oakland and Camp Latham near Los Angeles. Companies D, F and G were sent to establish and garrison Camp Wright, in November 1861. Detachments from the camp captured Daniel Showalter's party near Warner's Ranch, November 20-29, 1861. In December, 1861, five companies of the regiment were sent to Fort Yuma on the Colorado River and the others to various posts around Southern California.
Publishing house:
Claud Press
Website:
http://www.alphascript-publishing.com
Edited by:
Lóegaire Humphrey
Number of pages:
104
Published on:
2012-02-11
Stock:
Available
Category:
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Price:
39.00 €
Keywords:
War, battle, Army, Infantry, Battalion, Regiment

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