Summary Statement, 4th Quarter, 1863 – California

Working in reverse alphabetical order through the C’s, as that’s how the clerks at the Ordnance Department recorded things, we come to California. Formally speaking, no batteries from California mustered into Federal service. But as we’ve detailed in previous quarters, infantry and cavalry regiments from California received artillery to support their duties at frontier posts.Continue reading “Summary Statement, 4th Quarter, 1863 – California”

Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – California Artillery Sections

The next set of lines in the summary for the third quarter, 1863 are for California.  And that’s what we look at in this week’s installment. Rather serendipitous, the Civil War Trust is featuring California’s Civil War history in a series of Facebook Live events later this week.  So let’s call it California Civil WarContinue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – California Artillery Sections”