California  Civil War Rosters

 

From the book “Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1867

by Brig.-Gen. Richard H. Orton, pub. 1890

Transcribed by Kathy Sedler, © May 2004,  pp 156-161.


 

First Regiment of Cavalry

Company L

 

NAME

RANK

PLACE OF ENROLLMENT

DATE OF ENLISTMENT

DATE OF MUSTER

REMARKS

James Gorman

Captain

C’p Stanford, Cal.

Feb. 26, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Promoted Major, Feb. 7, 1864.

John L. Merriam

Captain

Drum Bar’cks, Cal.

Feb. 8, 1864

Feb. 8, 1864

Promoted from 1st Lieut.; mustered out at San Francisco, Oct. 31, 1865, for disability.

John L. Merriam

1st Lieut.

San Francisco

Mar. 10, 1863

May 6, 1863

Promoted from Corp. Co. F, 2d Cav., Cal. Vols.; promoted Capt., Feb. 7, 1864.

Leonard M. Gardner

1st Lieut.

Sacramento, Cal.

Jan. 1, 1864

Feb. 25, 1864

Resigned Jan. 31, 1865.

Leonard M. Gardner

2d Lieut.

Stockton, Cal.

Mar. 11, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Promoted 1st Lieut., Feb. 25, 1864.

Alfred W. Norton

2d Lieut.

San Andreas, Cal.

Feb. 7, 1864

Feb. 7, 1864

Promoted from Sergeant; promoted 1st Lieut., April 29, 1865, but never mustered as such; mustered out at the Presidio, San Francisco, June 28, 1866, with Co.

Henry I. Hathaway

2d Lieut.

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April 24, 1865

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Never mustered.  See Co. I.

Alfred W. Norton

1st Sergeant

San Andreas, Cal.

Mar. 6, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Promoted 2d Lieut., Feb. 7, 1864.

Wm. Cleghorn

1st Sergeant

San Andreas, Cal.

Mar. 8, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal., June 28, 1866, with Co.

Chas. H. Henderson

Sergeant

San Andreas, Cal.

Mar. 29, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, Mar. 29, 1866, expiration of term of service.

John F. Baine

Sergeant

San Jose, Cal.

April 23, 1863

May 2, 1863

Died of disease at Tubac, A.T., Oct. 14, 1864.

James Sproul

Sergeant

San Francisco

Aug. 12, 1861

Aug. 16, 1861

Transferred from Co. A, 1st Cal. Cav., May 1, 1863; mustered out at San Francisco, Aug. 12, 1864, expiration of term of service.

Thomas W. Jones

Sergeant

San Francisco

Aug. 12, 1861

Aug. 12, 1861

Enlisted in Co. A, 1st Cal. Cav.; transferred to Co. L, May 1, 1863, mustered out at San Francisco, Sept. 27, 1864, expiration of term of service.

Adrian R. Hamlin

Sergeant

San Francisco

Aug. 12, 1861

Aug. 12, 1861

First enlisted in Co. A, 1st Cal. Cav.; transferred to Co. L, 1st Cal. Cav., May 1, 1863; mustered out at San Francisco, Sept. 28, 1864, ex. of term of service.

Benjamin F. Requa

Sergeant

San Francisco

Jan. 15, 1863

Feb. 7, 1863

Enlisted in Co. G, 1st Cal. Cav.; transferred to Co. L, 1st Cav., Jan. 1, 1864; must’d out at San Francisco, Mar. 7, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Edward Roper

Sergeant

San Andreas, Cal.

April 10, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Discharged at Tubac, A.T., Jan. 12, 1865, for disability.

Albert Kamp

Sergeant

San Jose, Cal.

April 29, 1863

May 2, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 29, 1866, expiration of term of service.

John M. Ehmer

Sergeant

San Andreas, Cal.

Mar. 15, 1863

Mar. 28, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, Mar. 15, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Levi H. Majory

Sergeant

San Jose, Cal.

April 29, 1863

May 2, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 29, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Ziba C. Hamilton

Sergeant

Coulterville, Cal.

May 21, 1863

June 12, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, May 21, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Michael P. Kelly

Sergeant

Mariposa, Cal.

April 26, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 26, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Solomon H. White

Corporal

Coulterville, Cal.

May 23, 1863

June 12, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, May 23, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Thos. Evans

Corporal

Mariposa, Cal.

May 5, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, May 5, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Richard Perkins

Corporal

San Andreas, Cal.

April 7, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 7, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Michael Buckley

Corporal

Campo Seco, Cal.

Mar. 11, 1863

May 2, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, Mar. 11, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Charles H. Emery

Corporal

Murphys, Cal.

April 1, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Drowned in Sacramento River, Sept. 6, 1863.

Edward C. Thompson

Corporal

San Francisco

Sept. 28, 1863

Dec. 11, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

John Temple

Corporal

Stockton, Cal.

Sept. 1, 1863

Sept. 7, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

George P. Ruhland

Corporal

Drum Bar’cks, Cal.

Feb. 29, 1864

Feb. 29, 1864

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

Joseph Wade

Bugler

Murphys, Cal.

Mar. 30, 1863

May 2, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, Mar. 30, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Justus Hurd

Bugler

Mariposa, Cal.

May 6, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, May 6, 1866, expiration of term of service.

John P. Egloff

Farrier and  Blacksmith

San Francisco

Sept. 28, 1863

Dec. 31, 1863

Deserted from Tucson, A.T., Aug. 14, 1865; apprehended near Tubac, A.T., Aug. 19, 1865; restored to duty without trial at Ft. Mason, A.T., Feb. 18, 1866; mustered out at Presidio, Cal., June 28, 1866, with Co.

William H. Latimer

Farrier and Blacksmith

San Andreas, Cal.

Mar. 26, 1863

May 2, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, Mar. 26, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Edwin H. Hull

Saddler

Mariposa, Cal.

April 27, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 27, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Angel, Joseph

Private

Murphys, Cal.

April 4, 1863

May 2, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 4, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Bauer, George

Private

Hornitos, Cal.

May 6, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, May 6, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Bedell, Tobias W.

Private

Hornitos, Cal.

May 4, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, May 4, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Berry, Joseph

Private

Mariposa, Cal.

May 1, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, May 1, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Bigers, Jonas

Private

Stockton, Cal.

July 28, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Deserted at Sacramento, Cal., Nov. 16, 1863.

Bisch, Alvis

Private

Mariposa, Cal.

May 2, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, May 2, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Bowling, Samuel F.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Aug. 12, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

Briant, Clark L.

Private

San Andreas, Cal.

April 11, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 11, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Blair, Francis

Private

Sacramento, Cal.

Jan. 14, 1864

Feb. 1, 1864

Mustered out at Fort Yuma, Cal., May 27, 1866, with Co.

Brook, Abram

Private

Sacramento, Cal.

Feb. 10, 1864

Feb. 25, 1864

Mustered out at Fort Yuma, Cal., May 27, 1866, with Co.

Buhn, Zacharias

Private

Drum Bar’cks, Cal.

Feb. 29, 1864

Feb. 29, 1864

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

Burnham, Benjamin

Private

Sacramento, Cal.

Feb. 13, 1864

Feb. 25, 1864

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

Burns, John 3d

Private

Fort Yuma, Cal.

Mar. 24, 1864

Mar. 24, 1864

Deserted at Calabasas, A.T., April 16, 1865.

Burns, John 2d

Private

Sacramento, Cal.

Jan. 15, 1864

Feb. 1, 1864

Deserted at Calabasas, A.T., April 16, 1865.

Butterfield, Henry A.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

April 15, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 15, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Byrnes, Andrew L.

Private

Angels, Cal.

June 5, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal., June 5, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Calder, Peter

Private

San Jose, Cal.

April 24, 1863

May 2, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 24, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Carmichael, William

Private

San Andreas, Cal.

April 20, 1863

May 1, 1863

Died of disease at Fort Bowie, A.T., Oct. 6, 1865.

Carn, James W.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

April 23, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Discharged at Drum Barracks, Cal., Mar. 1, 1864, for disability.

Cating, Owen

Private

San Francisco

Sept. 1, 1863

Dec. 11, 1863

Deserted at Calabasas, A.T., April 16, 1865.

Chandler, William G.

Private

San Jose, Cal.

June 6, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal., June 6, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Chase, Charles W.

Private

Sacramento, Cal.

Sept. 15, 1863

Dec. 11, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

Clement, William

Private

Marysville, Cal.

Feb. 1, 1864

Feb. 25, 1864

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

Coffien, Robert

Private

Drum Bar’cks, Cal.

Feb. 20, 1864

Feb. 20, 1864

Mustered out at Fort Yuma, Cal., May 27, 1866, with Co.

Conrad, George W.

Private

San Andreas, Cal.

Mar. 11, 1863

May 1, 1863

Appointed Sergt. Aug. 15, 1863; appointed Regtl. Q.M. Sergt., June 1, 1864; reduced and transferred back to company, May 1, 1865; must’d out at San Francisco, Mar. 11, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Coon, George

Private

Drum Bar’cks, Cal.

Feb. 20, 1864

Feb. 20, 1864

Deserted at Reventon, A.T., May 22, 1864.

Crawford, William

Private

Clayton, Cal.

May 27, 1863

June 12, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, May 27, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Curtis, George

Private

San Jose, Cal.

June 5, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal., June 5, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Davies, John

Private

San Francisco

Sept. 18, 1863

Dec. 11, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

Dugan, Patrick

Private

Mariposa, Cal.

April 29, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 29, 1863 <?>, expiration of term of service.

English, George

Private

San Jose, Cal.

May 21, 1863

June 12, 1863

Killed by Indians near Fort Buchanan, A.T., Feb. 17, 1865.

Fabian, James W.

Private

San Andreas, Cal.

Mar. 12, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Yuma, Cal., Apr. 9, 1866, with Co.

Fitzpatrick, James

Private

Stockton, Cal.

July 22, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Discharged at Camp Union, Cal., Nov. 1, 1863, for disability..

Flanagan, Edward

Private

San Francisco

Aug. 12, 1863

Dec. 11, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Yuma, Cal., May 27, 1866, with Co.

Foster, George F.

Private

Drum Bar’cks, Cal.

Feb. 22, 1864

Feb. 29, 1864

Mustered out at Maricopa Wells, A.T., May 17, 1866, by order of General Mason.

Gordon, John M.

Private

Hornitos, Cal.

May 6, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out May 6, 1866, at San Francisco, expiration of term of service.

Grant, Thos. B.

Private

San Andreas, Cal.

April 1, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Yuma, Cal., April 17, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Hammond, Ulysses H.

Private

San Andreas, Cal.

Mar. 26, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Discharged at Camp Union, Cal., Nov. 1, 1863, for disability.

Hart, Oliver

Private

San Andreas, Cal.

Aug. 22, 1863

Sept. 7, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

Hartshorn, William

Private

San Francisco

Sept. 16, 1863

Dec. 11, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Yuma, Cal., May 27, 1866, with Co.

Heath, Alonzo or Alfonso

Private

Hornitos, Cal.

July 7, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

Higgins, William

Private

Hornitos, Cal.

May 4, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, May 4, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Hope, Augustus

Private

San Francisco

Sept. 10, 1863

Dec. 11, 1863

Discharged for disability at Tubac, A.T., Jan. 12, 1865.

Jenks, Elon

Private

Jackson, Cal.

May 11, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Yuma, Cal., May 18, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Jones, John L.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

July 18, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Killed by Indians near Croton Springs, A.T., July 14, 1865.

Knight, Winfield S.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

May 11, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, May 11, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Lindsay, Fulton

Private

San Jose, Cal.

April 26, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Deserted at Sacramento, Cal., Oct. 6, 1863.

Marstall, George E.

Private

San Jose, Cal.

June 25, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Deserted at Sacramento, Cal., Jan. 18, 1864.

Mason, Lyman

Private

Coulterville, Cal.

May 21, 1863

June 12, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, May 21, 1866, expiration of term of service.

McDonald, Edward

Private

Sacramento, Cal.

Jan. 16, 1864

Feb. 1, 1864

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

McGinley, Theodore B.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Aug. 2, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Deserted at Sacramento, Cal., Jan. 18, 1864.

McLellan, Josiah T.

Private

Murphys, Cal.

Mar. 29, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Appointed Regtl. Commissary-Sergt. Jan. 1, 1864.

Mercer, John

Private

Drum Bar’cks, Cal.

Jan. 26, 1864

Feb. 1, 1864

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

Murray, James

Private

San Jose, Cal.

April 26, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Deserted at Stockton, Cal., May 3, 1863 <?>

Parks, Jas. H.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

June 27, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal., June 27, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Payne, Louis

Private

San Francisco

Aug. 26, 1863

Dec. 11, 1863

Deserted at Fort Yuma, Cal., Mar. 26, 1864; restored to duty without trial, June 28, 1864; mustered out at Fort Yuma, Cal., May 27, 1866, with company.

Payson, Samuel

Private

Hornitos, Cal.

May 4, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Died at Fort Bowie, A.T., Aug. 2, 1865.

Pray, John C.

Private

Murphys, Cal.

April 4, 1863

May 2, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 4, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Quigley, John

Private

San Jose, Cal.

May 21, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Discharged at Tubac, A.T., Mar. 22, 1865, for disability.

Quinn, John

Private

San Jose, Cal.

April 22, 1863

May 2, 1863

Discharged at Tubac, A.T., Nov. 1, 1863, for disability.

Raney, William J.

Private

San Jose, Cal.

May 20, 1863

July 11, 1863

Deserted at Tucson, A.T., Aug. 14, 1865; apprehended near Tubac, A.T., Aug. 19, 1865; restored to duty Feb. 14, 1866; mustered out at Fort Yuma, Cal., April 20, 1866, with company.

Ridgway, James A.

Private

Mariposa, Cal.

April 27, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 27, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Ring, Alfred W.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

April 14, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 14, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Robbins, John S.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

July 7, 1863

July 11, 1863

Mustered out at Maricopa Wells, A.T., May 17, 1866, by order of General Mason.

Rodgers, Albert

Private

Stockton, Cal.

July 12, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

Roots, Abram

Private

Stockton, Cal.

May 1, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, May 1, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Royal, Benjamin

Private

Mariposa, Cal.

April 27, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 27, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Ryan, Lawrence

Private

Sacramento, Cal.

Nov. 11, 1863

Dec. 11, 1863

Must’d out at Fort Yuma, Cal., May 27, 1866, with Co.

Sawyer, Jerome

Private

Angles <sic>, Cal.

Aug. 5, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Must’d out at Fort Yuma, Cal., May 27, 1866, with Co.

Scott, John

Private

San Francisco

Sept. 7, 1863

Dec. 11, 1863

Must’d out at Fort Yuma, Cal., May 27, 1866, with Co.

Shaw, Oliver W.

Private

San Andreas, Cal.

Mar. 11, 1863

Mar. 28, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, Mar. 11, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Simmons, James L.

Private

Sacramento, Cal.

Sept. 21, 1863

Dec. 11, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

Simonson, William

Private

Campo Seco, Cal.

Apirl <sic> 11, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 11, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Strafford, Jacob E.

Private

Jackson, Cal.

May 16, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out at Fort Yuma, Cal., May 18, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Taylor, Thomas J.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

July 25, 1863

Aug. 15, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

Thorpe, Amos

Private

Sacramento, Cal.

Sept. 28, 1863

Dec. 11, 1863

Deserted at Sacramento, Cal., Jan. 18, 1864.

Tisdall, William

Private

Big Oak Flat, Cal.

June 14, 1863

July 11, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal., June 14, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Underwood, Nathan

Private

Murphys, Cal.

April 2, 1863

May 2, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 2, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Valere, Raphael

Private

San Francisco

Nov. 26, 1863

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Disch’d for insanity at Sacramento, Cal., Nov. 26, 1863.

Ward, John

Private

Hornitos, Cal.

May 4, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, May 4, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Washburn, Ira A.

Private

Marysville, Cal.

Feb. 1, 1864

Feb. 25, 1864

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

Webb, Thomas I.

Private

Stockton, Cal.

April 14, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 14, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Whitehouse, George

Private

San Jose, Cal.

June 8, 1863

June 12, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal., June 8, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Williams, Elisha A.

Private

San Andreas, Cal.

April 7, 1863

May 1, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, April 7, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Williams, Henry

Private

San Francisco

Sept. 26, 1863

Dec. 11, 1863

Must’d out at Fort Yuma, Cal., May 27, 1866, with Co.

Williams, John M.

Private

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Deserted from Co. D, 3d Inf., Cal. Vols., transferred to Co. A, 2d Inf.

Williams, Joseph

Private

Coulterville, Cal.

May 21, 1863

June 12, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, May 21, 1866, expiration of term of service.

Wilson, James

Private

Stockton, Cal.

Sept. 6, 1863

Sept. 7, 1863

Mustered out at Presidio, Cal, June 28, 1866, with Co.

Wood, Charles

Private

Stockton, Cal.

May 15, 1863

May 16, 1863

Mustered out at San Francisco, May 15, 1866, expiration of term of service.

 

 

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