8th California Infantry Regiment
|8th California Volunteer Infantry|
|Active||March 31, 1865 to October 24, 1865|
The 8th 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, serving in posts around San Francisco Bay, and on the Columbia River., attached to the Department of the Pacific.
8th California Regiment of Infantry Commander
- Colonel Allen L. Anderson
- Company A This company was raised at Watsonville, California by Captain Claremont C. Smith, and was mustered into the United States service November 17, 1864. It was stationed at Fort Point, San Francisco, until February, 1865; then at Cape Disappointment, mouth of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, until August 17, 1865; then at Fort Dalles in Oregon, during the balance of its term of service, and was mustered out at Fort Point, California, October 24, 1865.
- Company B
- Company D
- Company E
- Company F
- Company G
- Company H
- Company I
- Company K
- The California State Military Museum; 8th Regiment of Infantry
- Hunt, Aurora, The Army of The Pacific: Its Operations in California, Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Plains Region, Mexico, etc. 1860-1866, Arthur H. Clark Company, 1951.
- The Civil War Archive, Union Regimental Index, California
- The War of the Rebellion: Volume 35, Part 1 CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, AND RETURNS RELATING TO OPERATIONS ON THE PACIFIC COAST FROM JULY 1, 1862, TO JUNE 30, 1865. By United States. War Dept, Robert Nicholson Scott, Henry Martyn WASHINGTON: GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE. 1897
- Records of California men in the war of the rebellion 1861 to 1867, By California. Adjutant General's Office, SACRAMENTO: State Office, J. D. Young, Supt. State Printing. 1890. pp.796-825
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