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First Brigade, Second Division

Major G Sykes, United States Battalion Infantry

Major G Sykes, United States Battalion Infantry

United States Battalion Infantry

Arrived at Washington, D. C., 20 June, 1861

MAJOR G SYKES, Fourteenth United States Infantry
Captain G Sykes, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, was appointed major, 14th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.33, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

ACTING MAJOR & CAPTAIN N H DAVIS
Captain N H Davis, 2nd United States Infantry, Company C, was appointed acting major during the first battle of Bull Run on 21 July, 1861, and colonel, 7th Massachusetts Infantry, on 4 September, 1861 (See the Volunteers, Department of Washington).

Second United States Infantry

Company C: First Lt. A E Latimer
Captain N H Davis, 2nd United States Infantry, Company C, was appointed acting major, United States Battalion Infantry, and First Lieutenant A E Latimer, 2nd United States Infantry, Company C, was assigned to command the 2nd United States Infantry, Company C, during the first battle of Bull Run on 21 July, 1861.
Company K: CAPT. L BEALL
Brevet Major & Captain G W Patten, 2nd United States Infantry, Company K, was appointed major, 9th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 30 April, 1861, and First Lieuteant L Beall, 2nd United States Infantry, Company H, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Infantry, Company K, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 30 April, 1861.

Distribution of troops, 1 January, 1861: Company A, Fort Abercrombie, on the west bank of the Red River, Dakota Territory, Major H Day, 2nd United States Infantry; Company B, Miami Valley, Miami County, Kansas, Captain M B Lyon; Company C, Fort Ripley, on the west bank of the Mississippi River, opposite Nokay River, Morrison County, Minnesota, Lieutenant Colonel J J Abercrombie, 2nd United States Infantry; Company D, Fort Abercrombie, on the west bank of the Dakota Territory, Major H Day, 2nd United States Infantry; Company E, Fort Kearny, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry; Company F, Fort Kearny, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry; Company G, Fort Riley, at the junction of Smokey Hill River and Republican Fork, three miles norhteast of Junction City, Davis County, Kansas, Brevet Major & Captain H W Wessels, 2nd United States Infantry, Company G; Company H, Fort Riley, at the junction of Smokey Hill River and Republican Fork, three miles norhteast of Junction City, Davis County, Kansas, Brevet Major & Captain H W Wessels, 2nd United States Infantry, Company G, and Fort Larned, on the Pawnee Fork of the Arkansas River, Kansas, First Lieutenant L Beall, 2nd United States Infantry, Company H; Company I, Fort Abercrombie, on the west bank of the Red River, Dakota Territory, Major H Day, 2nd United States Infantry; Company K, Fort Ripley, on the west bank of the Mississippi River, opposite Nokay River, Morrison County, Minnesota, Lieutenant Colonel J J Abercrombie, 2nd United States Infantry

Organisation of 2nd United States Infantry, 3 April, 1861: Colonel D S Miles, Lieutenant Colonel H Day, Majors W Chapman and E S Hawkins; Company A, Captain C S Lovell; Company B, Captain N Lyon; Company C, Captain N H Davis; Company D, Captain T W Sweeny; Company E, Captain F Steele; Company F, Captain A Sully; Company G, Brevet Major & Captain H W Wessels; Company H, Captain J Hayden; Company I, Captain D Davidson; Company K, Brevet Major & Captain G W Patten

Fort Abercrombie, Company A, 18 July, 1861

The 2nd United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel H Day, 2nd United States Infantry, was stationed at Fort Abercrombie, on the west bank of the Red River, Dakota Territory, on 17 July, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Abercrombie, on the west bank of the Red River, Dakota Territory, 1 January, 1861: Major H Day, 2nd United States Infantry; 2nd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain C S Lovell; 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, Captain W M Gardiner; 2nd United States Infantry, Company I, Captain D Davidson

Note: Captain C S Lovell, 2nd United States Infantry, Company A, was stationed at Sacket's Harbor, Jefferson County, New York, on 1 April, 1861, and Major H Day, 2nd United States Infantry, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 2nd United States Infantry, and Captain W Chapman, 5th United States Infantry, Company G, was appointed major, 2nd United States Infantry, by General Orders No.8, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 25 February, 1861.

Fort Abercrombie, on the west bank of the Red River, Dakota Territory, to Washington, D. C., 18 July-4 August, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel H Day, 2nd United States Infantry, was ordered to Washington, D. C., on 18 July, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies D and I. Company A arrived at St Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, in the morning on 1 August, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by steamer on the Mississippi River to La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, in the afternoon the same day. The 2nd United States Infantry, Company A, arrived by the Northern Central Railroad at Baltimore City, Maryland, via Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, at 4 PM on 4 August, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., the same day. Company A arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., via Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, in the evening on 4 August, 1861.

Note: The 1st Minnesota Infantry, Companies C and D, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel S Miller, 1st Minnesota Infantry, were ordered to Fort Abercrombie, on the on the west bank of the Red River, Dakota Territory, on 10 June, 1861, and (See the 1st Minnesota Infantry).

Post return of 2nd United States Battalion Infantry, Companies A, D, & I, Washington, D. C., 7 August, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel H Day, 2nd United States Infantry; 2nd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain C S Lovell; 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, (No officers present); 2nd United States Infantry, Company I, Captain D Davidson

Note: The 2nd United States Infantry, Companies A and D, were assigned as provost guard at Forrest Hall, on the corner of First and High Streets, Georgetown, D. C., under the command of Lieutenant Colonel & Provost Marshall H Day, 2nd United States Infantry, on 10 August, 1861.

Vicinity of Mound City, Company B, 4 January, 1861

The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Captain N Lyon, was stationed in the vicinity of Mound City, Linn County, Kansas, between 5 December, 1860, and 4 January, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant J D O'Connell, 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, was on recuiting duty between 5 June, 1860, and 13 April, 1861, and Second Lieutenant J McMillan, 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, was on detached service at West Point, Orange County, New York, on 19 April, 1861.

Vicinity of Mound City, Linn County, to Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, 5-7 January, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Captain N Lyon, was ordered to Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, on 5 January, 1861, and arrived on 7 January, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Companies C and K, under the command of Captain W Steele, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, were stationed at Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, on 6 January, 1861, and were ordered to Fort Riley, at the junction of Smokey Hill River and Republican Fork, three miles northteast of Junction City, Davis County, Kansas, on 7 January, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, was on detached service at Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, on 31 January, 1861, and Captain A Tracy, 10th United States Infantry, Company H, was stationed at St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 23 February, 1861.

Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, to St Louis Arsenal, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, 1-6 February, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Captain N Lyon, was ordered to the St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 1 February, 1861, and arrived on 6 February, 1861.

Note: Captain N Lyon, 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, was assigned to command St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, by Special Orders No.74, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 13 March, 1861, and the 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, was stationed at St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, between 7 February and 12 June, 1861.

Troops stationed at St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, 13 April, 1861: Captain N Lyon, 2nd United States Infantry, Company B; 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, First Sergeant W Griffin; 2nd United States Artilley, Light Company F, Captain J Totten; United States General Service Recruits, 1st Company, Second Lieutenant W F Lee, 2nd United States Infantry, Company I; United States General Service Recruits, 2nd Company, Captain T W Sweeny, 2nd United States Infantry, Company D; 4th United States Artillery Recruits, 1st Company, First Lieutenant R Saxton, 4th United States Artillery, Company I; 4th United States Artillery Recruits, 2nd Company, Second Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M (See the United States Army, Department of Washington)

Note: A detachment of the United States Ordnance Department, under the command of Major P B Hagner, was stationed at St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 13 April, 1861.

Seizure of Camp Jackson, Lindell('s) Grove, between Central or Olive Street Plank Road and Laclede Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, 10 May, 1861: Eight hundred and ninety-one men of the 1st and 2nd Regiments, 1st Brigade, Missouri (Volunteer) Militia, under the command of Brigadier General D M Frost, were ordered to Camp Jackson, Lindell's Grove, between Central or Olive Street Plank Road and Laclede Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, on 6 May, 1861, and surrendered to Captain N Lyon, 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, in the afternoon on 10 May, 1861.

Distribution of troops during the seizure of Camp Jackson, Lindell's Grove, between Central or Olive Street Plank Road & Laclede Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, 10 May, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, and the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, acting as infantry, under the command of Captain J W Sweeny, 2nd United States Infantry, Company D; the 1st Missouri Infantry, the 2nd Missouri Infantry, the 3rd Missouri Infantry, and the 4th Missouri Infantry, under the command of Colonels F P Blair, Jr., H Boernstein, F Sigel, and N Schuettner; Backoff's Missouri Battalion Light Artillery (six pieces), under the command of Major F Backoff; the 1st Missouri United States Reserve Corps Battalion Infantry, and the 2nd Missouri United States Reserve Corps Battalion Infantry, under the command of Lieutenant Colonels R J Rumbauer and J T Fiala, were ordered to Camp Jackson, Lindell's Grove, between Central or Olive Street Plank Road and Laclede Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, under the command of Captain N Lyon, 2nd United States Infantry, Company B; the 3rd Missouri United States Reserve Corps Infantry, under the command of Colonel J McNeil, to Jefferson Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri; the 4th Missouri United States Reserve Corps Infantry, under the command of Colonel B G Brown, to the vicinity of the northeast of corner of Camp Jackson, Lindell's Grove, between Central or Olive Street Plank Road and Laclede Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri; the 1st Missouri United States Reserve Corps Battalion Infantry, and the 2nd Missouri United States Reserve Corps Battalion Infantry, under the command of Majors P Brimmer and J Rapp, were stationed in the vicinity of St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St Louis , St. Louis County, Missouri; two companies of the 2nd Missouri Infantry at the Marine Hospital, on Marine Avenue, St Louis , St. Louis County, Missouri; a detachment of United States Infantry and Artillery and the 5th Missouri Infantry, under the command of Colonel C E Salomon, were stationed at St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St Louis , St. Louis County, Missouri; and the 5th Missouri United States Reserve Corps Infantry, under the command of Colonel C G Stifel, at the City Brewery, on Cherry Street, between Second and Broadway Streets, St Louis , St. Louis County, Missouri in the morning on 10 May, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant R Saxton, 4th United States Artillery, Company I, and Second Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M, were appointed captains, 1st Missouri Infantry, Companies A and B, respectively, on 7 May, 1861.

Camp Jackson, Lindell's Grove, between Central or Olive Street Plank Road and Laclede Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, 10-11 May, 1861: The 3rd Missouri Infantry, a detachment of the 4th Missouri Infantry, and the 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, and the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, acting as infantry, were assigned to guard duty at Camp Jackson, Lindell's Grove, between Central or Olive Street Plank Road and Laclede Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 10 May, 1861, and were ordered to St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, in the morning on 11 May, 1861.

Note: Second Lieutenant W F Lee, 2nd United States Infantry, Company I, resigned at St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 27 April, 1861, dated 30 April, 1861, and Captain N Lyon, 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, was appointed brigadier general of volunteers, by General Orders No.62, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 17 May, 1861, dated 20 August, 1861.

St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St Louis, St. Louis County, to Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, 13-15 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of First Sergeant W Griffin, was ordered to proceed by the steamer J C Sw(a)on on the Mississippi River to Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, at 2 PM on 13 June, 1861, and arrived on the Missouri River at St Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri, at 8.30 PM the same day. Company Bwas stationed at Hermann, Gasconade County, Missouri, at 4 PM on 14 June, 1861. The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, arrived two miles east of St Aubert, Osage County, Missouri, in the evening the same day and disembarked the steamer Iatan at Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, at 2 PM on 15 June, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, and a section of the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, under the command of Brigadier General N Lyon, United States Volunteers, embarked on the steamer Iatan on 15 June, 1861.

Steamer J C Sw(a)on, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, 13 June, 1861: Brigadier General N Lyon, United States Volunteers; 1st Missouri Infantry, Companies A, B, H, I, and K, Colonel F B Blair, Jr.; section of the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F; Independent Company (Missouri) Pioneers, Captain J D Voerster

Note: Nine companies of the 2nd Missouri Infantry, under the command of Colonel H Boernstein, arrived by the Pacific Railroad at Hermann, Gasconade County, Missouri, at 6 PM on 14 June, 1861, and embarked on the steamer City of Louisiana at 9 PM the same day. Nine companies of the 2nd Missouri Infantry arrived by the steamer City of Louisiana on the Missouri River at Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, in the afternoon on 16 June, 1861, and six companies, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel F S(c)ha(e)f(f)er, were ordered to proceed by steamer to Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, at 2 PM the same day.

Jefferson City, Cole County, to Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, 16-17 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, was ordered to proceed by steamer on the Missouri River to Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, at 2 PM on 16 June, 1861, and disembarked eight miles east of Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, at 11 AM on 17 June, 1861. Company B was engaged in a skirmish four miles east of Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, in the morning the same day and arrived at Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, at 2 PM on 17 June, 1861.

Troops engaged during the skirmish four miles east of Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, 17 June, 1861: Brigadier General N Lyon, United States Volunteers; 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, First Sergeant W Griffin; 4th United States Artllery Recruits, acting as infantry, and United States General Service Recruits, First Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M; 1st Missouri Infantry, Companies A, B, C, E, F, G, H, I, K, Colonel F P Blair, Jr.; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Rifle Companies A and B, Major P J Osterhaus, 2nd Missouri Infantry; four companies of the 2nd Missouri Infantry, Lieutenant Colonel F S(c)ha(e)f(f)er; 2nd United States Artillery, Captain J Totten

Note: The 1st Missouri Infantry, Company D, and a detachment of artillery (15) with one 8 inch howitzer were assigned to guard the steamers Iatan, A McDowell, and City of Louisiana during the skirmish four miles east of Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, in the morning on 17 June, 1861.

Cooper County Agricultural Fairgrounds, two miles east of Boonville, Cooper County, & Syracuse, Morgan County, Missouri, 19-23 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Captain J Totten, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to Syracuse, Morgan County, Missouri, in the evening on 19 June, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st Missouri Infantry, companies C, D, F, G, and I, and the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F. Company B arrived at Syracuse, Morgan County, Missouri, at 10 AM on 20 June, 1861, and was stationed at Syracuse, Morgan County, Missouri, between 3 PM on 21 June, and 22 June, 1861. The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, was ordered to Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, on 23 June, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, was stationed at Camp Cameron, the Cooper County Agricultural Fairgrounds, two miles east of Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, on 30 June, 1861.

Troops ordered to Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, 3 July, 1861: Brigadier General N Lyon, United States Volunteers; detachment of ten men of the 1st United States Reserve Corps, Missouri Cavalry, Company A; 2nd United States Infantry (74), Company B, First Sergeant W Griffin; 4th United States Artllery Recruits (93), acting as infantry, and United States General Service Recruits (49), First Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M; 1st Missouri Infantry (958), Lieutenant Colonel G L Andrews; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Rifle Company A and Company B, Major P J Osterhaus, 2nd Missouri Infantry; 1st Iowa Infantry (961), Colonel J F Bates; 2nd United States Artillery (69), Light Company F, Captain J Totten; Independent Company (Missouri) Pioneers (39), Captain J D Voerster

Note: Four companies of the 7th Missouri Infantry (362), under the command of Major (?) Curry, were ordered to proceed by the Pacific Railroad to Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, in the evening on 27 June, 1861, and were accompanied by two companies of the 5th Missouri United States Reserve Corps Infantry. Four companies of the 2nd Missouri Infantry, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel F S(c)ha(e)f(f)er, were stationed at Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, on 2 July, 1861.

Cooper County Agricultural Fairgrounds, two miles east of Boonville, Cooper County, to Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, 3-13 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, was ordered to Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, by General Orders No.4, Headquarters Missouri Volunteers, Camp Cameron, the Cooper County Agricultural Fairgrounds, in the vicinity of Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, at 7 AM on 3 July, 1861, dated 2 July, 1861, and arrived at Pilot Grove, Cooper County, Missouri, in the afternoon the same day. Company B arrived in the vicinity of Camp Cole, Benton County, Missouri, on 6 July, 1861, and at Browning's Ferry, on the Grand River, ten miles southeast of Clinton, Henry County, Missouri, in the evening on 7 July, 1861. The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, was ordered across the Grand River, at Browning's Ferry, ten miles southeast of Clinton, Henry County, Missouri, in the morning on 8 July, 1861, and and arrived at Hoffman's Ferry, on the Osage River, twelve miles west of Oceola, St. Clair County, Missouri, at 12 PM the same day. Company B was ordered across the Osage River, at Hoffman's Ferry, twelve miles west of Oceola, St. Clair County, Missouri, between 9 and 10 July, 1861, and arrived at Pond Springs, on Pond Creek, one mile northwest of Little York, and twelve miles west of Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, in the afternoon on 13 July, 1861.

Note: The 1st Iowa Infantry arrived at the Cooper County Agricultural Fairgrounds, two miles east of Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, in the morning on 21 June, 1861.

Organisation of Third Brigade, Army of the West, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, 24 July, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel G L Andrews, 1st Missouri Infantry; 1st Missouri Infantry; 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, First Sergeant W Griffin; 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, Captain F Steele; United States Mounted Riflemen and 1st and 2nd Dragoons Recruits, Company B, acting as infantry, Captain G Granger, United States Mounted Riflemen; 4th United States Artllery Recruits, acting as infantry, First Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Rifle Company A, First Lieutenant A Guentzel; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Company C, Captain H Bendel; DuBois' Light Artillery, Second Lieutenant J V DuBois, United States Mounted Riflemen

Distribution of troops, Camp McClellan, Pond Springs, on Pond Creek, one mile northwest of Little York, & twelve miles west of Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, 30 July, 1861: Major S D Sturgis, 1st United States Cavalry; 1st United States Cavalry, Company C, Captain D S Stanley; 1st United States Cavalry, Company D, Captain W L Elliott, United States Mounted Riflemen; 2nd Kansas (Mounted) Infantry, Company I, Captain S N Wood; 1st United States Infantry, Company B, Captain C C Gilbert; 1st United States Infantry, Company C, Captain J B Plummer; 1st United States Infantry, Company D, Captain D Huston, Jr.; United States Mounted Riflemen Recruits, Company A, First Lieutenant H C Woods, 1st United States Infantry, Company D; 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, First Sergeant W Griffin; 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, Captain F Steele; United States Mounted Riflemen and 1st and 2nd Dragoons Recruits, Company B, acting as infantry, Captain G Granger, United States Mounted Riflemen; 4th United States Artllery Recruits, acting as infantry, First Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M; five companies of the 1st Missouri Infantry, Lieutenant Colonel G L Andrews; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Rifle Company A, First Lieutenant A Guentzel; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Company C, Captain H Bendel; 1st Iowa Infantry, Colonel J F Bates; detachment of twenty men of the 13th Illinois Infantry, First Lieutenant J M Beardsley, 13th Illinois Infantry, Company D; DuBois' Light Artillery, Second Lieutenant J V Du Bois, United States Mounted Riflemen; a section of the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, Captain J Totten

Dug Spring(s), on the Wire Road, three miles southwest of Clever, Greene County, & McCullah's Store or Curran Post Office, Stone County, Missouri, 2 & 3 August, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Captain F Steele, 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, was ordered to proceed by the Wire Road to Pond Creek, Greene County, Missouri, in the afternoon on 1 August, 1861, and arrived at Tyrel or Terrell Creek on Wilson's Creek, Greene County, Missouri, in the evening the same day. Company B was engaged in a skirmish at Dug Spring(s), on the Wire Road, three miles southwest of Clever, Greene County, Missouri, at 5 PM on 2 August, 1861, was stationed one mile northeast of Hayden's Farm, six miles southwest of Wilson's Creek, Greene County, Missouri, in the evening the same day. The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, was ordered to McCullah's Store or Curran Post Office, on the Wire Road, Stone County, Missouri, in the morning on 3 August, 1861, and to Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, in the morning on 4 August, 1861. Company B arrived at Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, on 5 August, 1861.

Troops engaged during the skirmish at Dug Spring(s), on the Wire Road, three miles southwest of Clever, Greene County, Missouri, 2 August, 1861: Captain F Steele, 2nd United States Infantry, Company E; 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, First Sergeant W Griffin; 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, First Sergeant G H McLaughlin; United States Mounted Riflemen and Dragoon Recruits, Company B, acting as infantry, Lance Sergeant J Morine, United States Mounted Riflemen; United States General Service Recruits, First Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M; 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, Captain J Totten; 1st United States Cavalry, Company D, Captain D S Stanley

Steele' Battalion Infantry, Third Brigade, Army of the West, 10 August, 1861: Captain F Steele, 2nd United States Infantry, Company E; 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, First Sergeant W Griffin; 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, First Sergeant G H McLaughlin; United States Mounted Riflemen and 1st and 2nd Dragoons Recruits, Company B, acting as infantry, Lance Sergeant J Morine, United States Mounted Riflemen; United States General Service Recruits, First Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M

Note: Captain G Granger, United States Mounted Riflemen, was appointed acting assistant adjutant general to Major S D Sturgis, 1st United States Cavalry, First Brigade, Army of the West, on 10 August, 1861.

Osterhuas' 2nd Missouri Battalion Infantry, 10 August, 1861: Major P J Osterhaus, 2nd Missouri Infantry; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Rifle Company A, First Lieutenant A Guentzel; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Company C, Captain H Bendel

Note: The 2nd Missouri Infantry, Rifle Companies A and B, under the command of Captain P J Osterhaus, 2nd Missouri Infantry, Rifle Company B, were engaged in the skirmish two miles east of Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, on 17 June, 1861.

Engagement at Wilson's Creek or Oak Hills, Greene County, Missouri, 10 August, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of First Sergeant W Griffin, was engaged in the battle of Wilson's Creek or Oak Hills, Greene County, Missouri, under the command of Captain F Steele, 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, on 10 August, 1861.

Note: The 2nd Missouri Infantry, Companies A and C, under the command of Major P J Osterhaus, were assigned to the First Brigade, Army of the West, under the command of Major S D Sturgis, 1st United States Cavalry, on 9 August, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry).

General Orders No.106, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., 10 August, 1861, dated 5 December, 1861: Brigadier General N Lyon, United States Army, was killed at the battle of Wilson's Creek or Oak Hills, on 10 August, 1861, and First Lieutenant J McMillan, 2nd United States Infantry, Company A, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, by General Orders No.106, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 10 August, 1861, dated 5 December, 1861.

Fort Ripley, Company C, 1 January, 1861

The 2nd United States Infantry, Company C, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel J J Abercrombie, 2nd United States Infantry, was stationed at Fort Ripley, on the west bank of the Mississippi River, opposite Nokay River, Morrison County, Minnesota, on 1 January, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Ripley, on the west bank of the Mississippi River, opposite Nokay River, Morrison County, Minnesota, 1 January, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel J J Abercrombie, 2nd United States Infantry; 2nd United States Infantry, Company C, Captain N H Davis; 2nd United States Infantry, Company K, Brevet Major & Captain G W Patten

Note: The 1st Minnesota Infantry, Companies A and E, were ordered to Fort Ripley, on the west bank of the Mississippi River, opposite Nokay River, Morrison County, Minnesota, on 29 May and 6 June, 1861, respectively, and Lieutenant Colonel J J Abercrombie, 2nd United States Infantry, was appointed colonel, 7th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.8, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 25 February, 1861 (See the 1st Minnesota Infantry).

Camp Tillinghast, in the vicinity of Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 28 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company C, was stationed at Camp Tillinghast, in the vicinity of Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, under the command of Captain N H Davis, 2nd United States Infantry, Company C, on 28 July, 1861.

Fort Abercrombie, Company D, 1 January & 18 July, 1861

The 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, under the command of Major H Day, 2nd United States Infantry, was stationed at Fort Abercrombie, on the west bank of the Red River, Dakota Territory, on 1 January, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant T W Sweeney, 2nd United States Infantry, Company I, was ordered to Jefferson Barracks, on the Mississippi River, in the vicinity of Carondelet, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 26 January, 1861, and was stationed at St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 23 February, 1861. He was appointed acting brigadier general, United States Reserve Corps, on 20 May, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Pacific Railroad, to Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, at 11 AM on 23 June, 1861. Acting Brigadier General & Captain T W Sweeney, 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, was accompanied the 3rd Missouri United States Reserve Corps Infantry, Companies A, D, F, and K, and the United States General Service Recruits, 2nd Company, and arrived by the Southwestern Branch, Pacific Railroad, at Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, the same day. He was ordered to Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, on 24 June, 1861, and arrived on 1 July, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Abercrombie, on the west bank of the Red River, Dakota Territory, 1 January, 1861: Major H Day, 2nd United States Infantry; 2nd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain C S Lovell; 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, Captain W M Gardiner; 2nd United States Infantry, Company I, Captain D Davidson

Note: Captain W M Gardiner, 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, resigned at Fort Abercrombie, on the west bank of the Red River, Dakota Territory, on 19 January, 1861, and First Lieutenant T W Sweeny, 2nd United States Infantry, Company I, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, by General Orders No.8, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 19 January, 1861. Major W M Gardener, infantry, Confederate States Army, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 8th Georgia Infantry, on 8 June, 1861 (See the 8th Georgia Infantry).

Stationed at St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, 13 April, 1861: The United States General Service Recruits, 2nd Company, under the command of Captain J W Sweeny, 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, was stationed at St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, under the command of Captain N Lyon, 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, on 13 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st Minnesota Infantry, Companies C and D, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel S Miller, 1st Minnesota Infantry, were ordered to Fort Abercrombie, on the Red River, Dakota Territory, on 10 June, 1861 (See the 1st Minnesota Infantry).

Fort Abercrombie, on the west bank of the Red River, Dakota Territory, to Washington, D. C., 18 July-4 August, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel H Day, 2nd United States Infantry, was ordered to Washington, D. C., on 18 July, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies A and I. Company D arrived at St Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, in the morning on 1 August, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by steamer on the Mississippi River to La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, in the afternoon the same day. The 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, arrived by the Northern Central Railroad at Baltimore City, Maryland, via Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, at 4 PM on 4 August, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., via Baltimore City and Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, in the evening the same day.

Note: Major H Day, 2nd United States Infantry, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 2nd United States Infantry, and Captain W Chapman, 5th United States Infantry, Company G, major, 2nd United States Infantry, by General Orders No.8, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 25 February, 1861.

Post return of 2nd United States Battalion Infantry, Companies A, D, & I, Washington, D. C., 7 August, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel H Day, 2nd United States Infantry; 2nd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain C S Lovell; 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, (No officers present); 2nd United States Infantry, Company I, Captain D Davidson

Note: The 2nd United States Infantry, Companies A and D, were assigned as provost guard at Forrest Hall, on the corner of First and High Streets, Georgetown, D. C., under the command of Lieutenant Colonel & Provost Marshall H Day, 2nd United States Infantry, on 10 August, 1861, and Captain T W Sweeney and First Lieutenant J P Hawkins, 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, were on detached service and Second Lieutenant A E Drake, 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, was on a leave of absence on 7 August, 1861. Captain T W Sweeney, 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, was wounded at the battle of Wilson's Creek on 10 August, 1861, and arrived at Waterford, Saratoga County, New York, on 10 September, 1861.

First Lieutenant & Acting Commissary of Subsistence J P Hawkins: First Lieutenant & Acting Commissary of Subsistence J P Hawkins, 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, was ordered to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 17 July, 1861, and arrived at 7 AM on 18 July, 1861. He was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 4 PM the same day and arrived by the Old Braddock Road at 9 PM on 18 July, 1861. First Lieutenant & Acting Commissary of Subsistence J P Hawkins was ordered to Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia, in the evening on 19 July, 1861, and arrived in the morning on 20 July, 1861. He was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 2 AM on 21 July, 1861, and arrived within three miles of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, the same day. First Lieutenant & Acting Commissary of Subsistence J P Hawkins was ordered to Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 21 July, 1861, and arrived in the evening on 22 July, 1861.

Note: Captain & Commissary of Subsistence H F Clarke, United States Subsistence Department, was stationed at Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 18 July, 1861, and First Lieutenant & Acting Commissary of Subsistence J P Hawkins, 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, was appointed captain and commissary of subsistence, United States Subsistence Department, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 3 August, 1861.

Fort Kearny, Company E, 15 April, 1861

The 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, under the command of Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, was stationed at Fort Kearny, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, on 14 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Kearny, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, 1 January, 1861: Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry; 2nd United States Dragoons, Company A, Captain R H Anderson; 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, Captain F Steele; 2nd United States Infantry, Company F, First Lieutenant A F Bond

Note: Captain F Steele, 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, was stationed at Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, on 14 April, 1861, and was appointed major, 11th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.33, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861. First Lieutenant J P Roy, 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Fort Kearny, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, to Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, 15-29 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, under the command of Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 15 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Company F and Brigadier General W S Harvey, United States Army. Company E arrived at Omaha City, Nebraska Territory, on 23 April, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by boat on Pawnee Loop Fork of the Missouri River to Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 27 April, 1861. The 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, arrived at Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, in the afternoon on 29 April, 1861.

Note: Captain W Steel, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, was assigned to command Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 3 February, 1861, and resigned on 16 May, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 29 April, 1861, and was assigned to command Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 30 April, 1861. Captain A Sully, 2nd United States Infantry, Company F, was assigned to command Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 23 May, 1861.

Troops on detached service, St Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, 10 June, 1861: Captain A Sully, 2nd United States Infantry, Company F; 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, Captain F Steele; 2nd United States Infantry, Company F, First Lieutenant A F Bond; 1st United States Infantry, Company B, Captain C C Gilbert; 1st United States Infantry, Company F, First Lieutenant J E Powell (See the United States Army, Department of Washington)

Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, to St Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, 10 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry (156), Companies E and F, under the command of Captain A Sully, 2nd United States Infantry, Company F, were ordered to proceed by the steamer A J Majors on the Missouri River to St Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, at 3 PM on 10 June, 1861, and were accompanied by the 1st United States Infantry, Companies B and F, and a detachment of two 12 pounder howitzers, under the command of Second Lieutenant J S Conrad, 2nd United States Infantry, Company E. Companies E and F arrived at Iatan, Platte County, Missouri, at 6 PM the same day and at St Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, at 8 PM on 10 June, 1861.

Kansas City, Jackson County, to Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, 24 June-13 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, was ordered to Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, in the morning on 24 June, 1861, and arrived in the vicinity of the north bank of the Grand River, one mile southwest of Clinton, Henry County, Missouri, on 4 July, 1861. Company E was ordered to Browning's Ferry, on the Grand River, ten miles southeast of Clinton, Henry County, Missouri, at 12 PM on 7 July, 1861, and arrived in the evening the same day. The 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, was ordered across the Grand River at Browning's Ferry, ten miles southeast of Clinton, Henry County, Missouri, in the evening on 9 July, 1861, and was stationed at Hoffman's Ferry, twelve miles west of of Oceola, St. Clair County, Missouri, on the Osage River, in the evening on 10 July, 1861. Company E arrived at Pond Springs, on Pond Creek, one mile northwest of Little York, and twelve miles west of Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, in the afternoon on 13 July, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, was stationed at Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, on 23 June, 1861.

Organisation of Third Brigade, Army of the West, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, 24 July, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel G L Andrews, 1st Missouri Infantry; 1st Missouri Infantry; 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, First Sergeant W Griffin; 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, Captain F Steele; United States Mounted Riflemen and Dragoon Recruits, Company B, acting as infantry, Captain G Granger, United States Mounted Riflemen; 4th United States Recruits, acting as infantry, First Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Company A, First Lieutenant A Guentzel; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Company C, Captain H Bendel; DuBois' light Artillery, Second Lieutenant J V DuBois, United States Mounted Riflemen

Distribution of troops, Camp McClellan, Pond Springs, on Pond Creek, one mile northwest of Little York, & twelve miles west of Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, 30 July, 1861: Major S D Sturgis, 1st United States Cavalry; 1st United States Cavalry, Company C, Captain D S Stanley; 1st United States Cavalry, Company D, Captain W L Elliott, United States Mounted Riflemen; 2nd Kansas (Mounted) Infantry, Company I, Captain S N Wood; 1st United States Infantry, Company B, Captain C C Gilbert; 1st United States Infantry, Company C, Captain J B Plummer; 1st United States Infantry, Company D, Captain D Huston, Jr.; United States Mounted Riflemen Recruits, Company A, First Lieutenant H C Woods, 1st United States Infantry, Company D; 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, First Sergeant W Griffin; 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, Captain F Steele; United States Mounted Riflemen and 1st and 2nd Dragoons Recruits, Company B, acting as infantry, Captain G Granger, United States Mounted Riflemen; 4th United States Artllery Recruits, acting as infantry, First Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M; five companies of the 1st Missouri Infantry, Lieutenant Colonel G L Andrews; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Rifle Company A, First Lieutenant A Guentzel; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Company C, Captain H Bendel; 1st Iowa Infantry, Colonel J F Bates; detachment of twenty men of the 13th Illinois Infantry, First Lieutenant J M Beardsley, 13th Illinois Infantry, Company D; DuBois' Light Artillery, Second Lieutenant J V DuBois, United States Mounted Riflemen; a section of the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, Captain J Totten

Dug Spring(s), on the Wire Road, three miles southwest of Clever, Greene County, & McCullah's Store or Curran Post Office, Stone County, Missouri, 2 & 3 August, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, under the command of Captain F Steele, was ordered to proceed by the Wire Road to Pond Creek, Greene County, Missouri, in the afternoon on 1 August, 1861, and arrived at Tyrel or Terrell Creek on Wilson's Creek, Greene County, Missouri, in the evening the same day. Company E was engaged in a skirmish at Dug Spring(s), on the Wire Road, three miles southwest of Clever, Greene County, Missouri, at 5 PM on 2 August, 1861, was stationed one mile northeast of Hayden's Farm, six miles southwest of Wilson's Creek, Greene County, Missouri, in the evening the same day. The 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, was ordered to McCullah's Store or Curran Post Office, on the Wire Road, Stone County, Missouri, in the morning on 3 August, 1861, and to Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, in the morning on 4 August, 1861. Company E arrived at Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, on 5 August, 1861.

Troops engaged during the skirmish at Dug Spring(s), on the Wire Road, three miles southwest of Clever, Greene County, Missouri, 2 August, 1861: Captain F Steele, 2nd United States Infantry, Company E; 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, First Sergeant W Griffin; 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, First Sergeant G H McLaughlin; United States Mounted Riflemen and Dragoon Recruits, Company B, acting as infantry, Lance Sergeant J Morine, United States Mounted Riflemen; United States General Service Recruits, First Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M; 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, Captain J Totten; 1st United States Cavalry, Company D, Captain D S Stanley

Steele' Battalion Infantry, Third Brigade, Army of the West, 10 August, 1861: Captain F Steele, 2nd United States Infantry, Company E; 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, First Sergeant W Griffin; 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, First Sergeant G H McLaughlin; United States Mounted Riflemen and Dragoon Recruits, Company B, acting as infantry, Lance Sergeant J Morine, United States Mounted Riflemen; United States General Service Recruits, First Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M

Note: Captain G Granger, United States Mounted Riflemen, was appointed acting assistant adjutant general to Major S D Sturgis, 1st United States Cavalry, First Brigade, Army of the West, on 10 August, 1861.

Osterhuas' 2nd Missouri Battalion Infantry, 10 August, 1861: Major P J Osterhaus, 2nd Missouri Infantry; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Rifle Company A, First Lieutenant A Guentzel; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Company C, Captain H Bendel

Note: The 2nd Missouri Infantry, Rifle Companies A and B, and Company C, under the command of Captain P J Osterhaus, 2nd Missouri Infantry, Rifle Company B, were engaged in the skirmish two miles east of Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, and the 2nd Missouri Infantry, Company D, was assigned to guard duty on the steamer McDowell on the 17 June, 1861.

Engagement at Wilson's Creek or Oak Hills, Greene County, Missouri, 10 August, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, under the command of First Sergeant (?) McLaughlin, was engaged in the battle of Wilson's Creek or Oak Hills, Greene County, Missouri, under the command of Captain F Steele, 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, on 10 August, 1861.

Note: The 2nd Missouri Infantry, Companies A and C, under the command of Major P J Osterhaus, were assigned to the First Brigade, Army of the West, under the command of Major S D Sturgis, 1st United States Cavalry, on 9 August, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry).

Fort Kearny, Company F, 15 April, 1861

The 2nd United States Infantry, Company F, under the command of Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, was stationed at Fort Kearny, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, on 14 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Kearny, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, 1 January, 1861: Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry; 2nd United States Dragoons, Company A, Captain R H Anderson; 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, Captain F Steele; 2nd United States Infantry, Company F, First Lieutenant A F Bond

Note: Captain A Sully, 2nd United States Infantry, Company F, was assigned a leave of absence between 15 November, 1860, and 15 April, 1861, and First Lieutenant A F Bond, 2nd United States Infantry, Company F, was stationed at Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, on 14 April, 1861.

Fort Kearny, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, to Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, 15-29 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company F, under the command of Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 15 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Company E and Brigadier General W S Harvey, United States Army. Company F arrived at Omaha City, Nebraska Territory, on 23 April, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by boat on Pawnee Loop Fork of the Missouri River to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 27 April, 1861. The 2nd United States Infantry, Company F, arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, in the afternoon on 29 April, 1861.

Note: Captain W Steel, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, was assigned to command Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 3 February, 1861, and resigned on 16 May, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 29 April, 1861, and was assigned to command Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 30 April, 1861. Captain A Sully, 2nd United States Infantry, Company F, was assigned to command Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 23 May, 1861.

Troops on detached service, St Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, 10 June, 1861: Captain A Sully, 2nd United States Infantry, Company F; 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, Captain F Steele; 2nd United States Infantry, Company F, First Lieutenant A F Bond; 1st United States Infantry, Company B, Captain C C Gilbert; 1st United States Infantry, Company F, First Lieutenant J E Powell (See the United States Army, Department of Washington)

Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, to St Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, 10 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry (156), Companies E and F, under the command of Captain A Sully, 2nd United States Infantry, Company F, were ordered to proceed by the steamer A J Majors on the Missouri River to St Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, at 3 PM on 10 June, 1861, and were accompanied by the 1st United States Infantry, Companies B and F, and a detachment of two 12 pounder howitzers, under the command of Second Lieutenant J S Conrad, 2nd United States Infantry, Company E. Companies E and F arrived at Iatan, Platte County, Missouri, at 6 PM the same day and at St Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, at 8 PM on 10 June, 1861.

Fort Riley, Company G, 1 january, 1861

The 2nd United States Infantry, Company G, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain H W Wessels, 2nd United States Infantry, Company G, was stationed at Fort Riley, at the junction of Smokey Hill River and Republican Fork, three miles norhteast of Junction City, Davis County, Kansas, on 1 January, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Riley, at the junction of Smokey Hill River & Republican Fork, three miles northeast of Junction City, Davis County, Kansas, 1 January, 1861: Brevet Major & Captain H W Wessels, 2nd United States Infantry, Company G; 2nd United States Infantry, Company G; detachment of 2nd United States Infantry, Company H, Captain J Hayden

Note: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Companies C and K, were were stationed at Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, on 6 January, 1861, and were ordered to Fort Riley, at the junction of Smokey Hill River and Republican Fork, three miles northeast of Junction City, Davis County, Kansas, under the command of Captain W Steele, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, on 7 January, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). Companies C and K arrived at Fort Riley, at the junction of Smokey Hill River and Republican Fork, three miles norhteast of Junction City, Davis County, Kansas, under the command of Captain W Steele, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, on 12 January, 1861, and were ordered to Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 29 January, 1861. Brevet Major & Captain H W Wessels, 2nd United States Infantry, Company G, was appointed major, 6th United States Infantry, and First Lieutenant A F Bond, 2nd United States Infantry, Company F, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Infantry, Company G, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 6 June, 1861.

Fort Larned, Company H, 11 April, 1861

A detachment of the 2nd United States Infantry, Company H, under the command of First Lieutenant L Beall, was stationed at Fort Larned, on the Pawnee Fork of the Arkansas River, Kansas, and a detachment at Fort Riley, at the junction of Smokey Hill River and Republican Fork, three miles northeast of Junction City, Davis County, Kansas, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain H W Wessels, 2nd United States Infantry, Company G, on 10 April, 1861.

Note: A detachment of twenty-nine men of the 2nd United States Infantry, Company H, under the command of First Lieutenant L Beall, arrived at Fort Larned, on the Pawnee Fork of the Arkansas River, Kansas, on 5 November, 1860, and Second Lieutenant G D Ruggles, 2nd United States Infantry, Company H, was on detached service at Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, on 30 January, 1861, and was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Infantry, Company I, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 2 May, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Larned, on the Pawnee Fork of the Arkansas River, Kansas, 1 January, 1861: Detachment of 2nd United States Infantry (29), Company H, First Lieutenant L Beall

Note: First Lieutenant L Beall, 2nd United States Infantry, Company H, was assigned to command Fort Larned, on the Pawnee Fork of the Arkansas River, Kansas, between 5 November, 1860, and 18 April, 1861, and was appointed captain, 2nd United States Infantry, Company K, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 30 April, 1861. A detachment of five men of the 1st United States Cavalry, under the command of First Lieutenant & Adjutant A V Colburn, 1st United States Cavalry, was stationed at Fort Larned, on the Pawnee Fork of the Arkansas River, Kansas, on 28 March, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 29 March, 1861.

Fort Riley, at the junction of Smokey Hill River & Republican Fork, three miles northeast of Junction City, Davis County, to Fort Larned, on the Pawnee Fork of the Arkansas River, Kansas, 11-19 April, 1861: A detachment of thirty-nine men of the 2nd United States Infantry, Company H, under the command of Captain J Hayden, was ordered to Fort Larned, on the Pawnee Fork of the Arkansas River, Kansas, by Special Orders No.46, Headquarters, Department of the West, St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 11 April, 1861, and arrived on 19 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Larned, on the Pawnee Fork of the Arkansas River, 19 April, 1861: 2nd United States Infantry (68), Company H, Captain J Hayden

Note: Captain J Hayden, 2nd United States Infantry, Company H, was assigned to command to command Fort Larned, on the Pawnee Fork of the Arkansas River, Kansas, on 19 April, 1861.

Fort Abercrombie, Company I, 1 January & 18 July, 1861

The 2nd United States Infantry, Company I, under the command of Major H Day, 2nd United States Infantry, was stationed at Fort Abercrombie, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 1 January, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Abercrombie, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, 1 January, 1861: Major H Day, 2nd United States Infantry; 2nd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain C S Lovell; 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, Captain W M Gardiner; 2nd United States Infantry, Company I, Captain D Davidson

Note: Major H Day, 2nd United States Infantry, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 2nd United States Infantry, and Captain W Chapman, 5th United States Infantry, Company G, major, 2nd United States Infantry, by General Orders No.8,War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 25 February, 1861. The 1st Minnesota Infantry, Companies C and D, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel S Miller, 1st Minnesota Infantry, were ordered to Fort Abercrombie, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 10 June, 1861 (See the 1st Minnesota Infantry).

Fort Abercrombie, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, to Washington, D. C., 18 July-4 August, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company I, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel H Day, 2nd United States Infantry, was ordered to Washington, D. C., on 18 July, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies A and D, and Captains C S Lovell and D Davidson, 2nd United States Infantry. Company I, arrived at St Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, in the morning on 1 August, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by steamer on the Mississippi River to La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, in the afternoon the same day. The 2nd United States Infantry, Company I, arrived by the Northern Central Railroad at Baltimore City, Maryland, via Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, at 4 PM on 4 August, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., the same day. Company I arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., via Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, in the evening on 4 August, 1861.

Post return of 2nd United States Infantry, Companies A, D, & I, Washington, D. C., 7 August, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel H Day, 2nd United States Infantry; 2nd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain C S Lovell; 2nd United States Infantry, Company D, (No officers present); 2nd United States Infantry, Company I, Captain D Davidson

Fort Ripley, Company K, 1 January & 18 April, 1861

The 2nd United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel J J Abercrombie, 2nd United States Infantry, was stationed at Fort Ripley, on the west bank of the Mississippi River, opposite Nokay River, Morrison County, Minnesota, on 1 January, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Ripley, on the west bank of the Mississippi River, opposite Nokay River, Morrison County, Minnesota, 1 January, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel J J Abercrombie, 2nd United States Infantry; 2nd United States Infantry, Company C, Captain N H Davis; 2nd United States Infantry, Company K, Brevet Major & Captain G W Patten

Note: Lieutenant Colonel J J Abercrombie, 2nd United States Infantry, was appointed colonel, 7th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.8, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 25 February, 1861.

Fort Ripley, on the west bank of the Mississippi River, opposite Nokay River, Morrison County, to Fort Ridgely, Artillery School of Practice, one mile west of the Minnesota River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, 18-25 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain G W Patten, was ordered to Fort Ridgely, Artillery School of Practice, one mile west of the Minnesota River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, to relieve the 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, on 18 April, 1861, and arrived on 25 April, 1861 (See the 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E).

Note: The 1st Minnesota Infantry, Companies A and E, were ordered to Fort Ripley, on the west bank of the Mississippi River, opposite Nokay River, Morrison County, Minnesota, on 29 May and 6 June, 1861, respectively (See the 1st Minnesota Infantry).

Fort Ridgely, Artillery School of Practice, one mile west of the Minnesota River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, to Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 30 May-4 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company K, was ordered to Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, under the command of Major G W Patten, 9th United States Infantry, in the evening on 30 May, 1861, and arrived at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, in the morning on 3 June, 1861. Company K was ordered to Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, at 7.10 AM the same day and arrived in the morning on 4 June, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of First Lieutenant R F Hunter, was ordered to Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, in the evening on 30 May, 1861, and the 4th United States Artillery, Company K, was stationed at the Fort Ridgely, Artillery School of Practice, one mile west of the Minnesota River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, under the command of Major W W Morris, 4th United States Artillery, on 24 April, 1861 (See the Garrison at Fort McHenry, Department of Annapolis & Maryland).

Camp Tillinghast, in the vicinity of Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 28 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company K, were stationed at Camp Tillinghast, in the vicinity of Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, under the command of Captain N H Davis, 2nd United States Infantry, Company C, on 28 July, 1861.

Note: Brevet Major & Captain G W Patten, 2nd United States Infantry, Company K, was appointed major, 9th United States Infantry, and First Lieutenant L Beall, 2nd United States Infantry, Company H, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Infantry, Company K, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 30 April, 1861.

Army of Pennsylvania, companies C & K, 10-17 June, 1861

Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, arrived at Cincinatti, Hamilton County, Ohio, on 26 May, 1861, and at Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, on 29 May, 1861.

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, Company K, 7 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company K, arrived at Camp Brady or Miles, in the vicinity of M Harchelford's Farm, on the Franklin Railroad, two miles southwest of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, under the command of Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, in the evening on 7 June, 1861.

Fort Ripley, on the west bank of the Mississippi River, opposite Nokay River, Morrison County, Minnesota, to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, Company C, 5-12 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company C, under the command of Colonel J J Abercrombie, 7th United States Infantry, was ordered to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 5 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Brady or Miles, in the vicinity of M Harchelford's Farm, on the Franklin Railroad, two miles southwest of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 12 June, 1861.

Note: Lieutenant Colonel J J Abercrombie, 2nd United States Infantry, was appointed colonel, 7th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.8, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 25 February, 1861, and the 2nd United States Infantry, Companies C and K, were assigned to the Fourth Brigade, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, at Camp Brady or Miles, M Harchelford's Farm, on the Franklin Railroad, two miles southwest of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, by Special Orders No.66, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 10 June, 1861 (See the Fourth Brigade, First Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

M Harchelford's Farm, on the Franklin Railroad, two miles southwest of Chambersburg to Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 13 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Companies C and K, were ordered to Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, at 4 PM on 13 June, 1861, and arrived three miles southwest of Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, in the evening the same day.

Greencastle & Williamsport Turnpike, three miles southwest of Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, 15 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Companies C and K, were ordered to proceed by the Greencastle & Williamsport Turnpike to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 15 June, 1861, and arrived adjacent St James College, on the Hagerstown Turnpike, four miles southeast of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, the same day.

St James College, on the Hagerstown Turnpike, four miles southeast of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, to the vicinity of Falling Waters, Berkeley County, Virginia, 16 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Companies C and K, were ordered across the Potomac River at Lemon's Ferry, west of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 16 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Hitchcock, on Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike, in the vicinity of Falling Waters, Berkeley, Virginia, the same day.

Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike, in the vicinity of Falling Waters, Berkeley County, Virginia, to Hagerstown & Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, 17 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Companies C and K, under the command of Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, were ordered to Washington, D. C., in the morning on 17 June, 1861, and were accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K; the 8th United States Infantry, Company G; and the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, under the command of Colonel G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry (See the First Brigade, First Division, Army of Pennsylvania). Companies C and K arrived at Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 12 PM on 17 June, 1861, but the order was countermanded and the 2nd United States Infantry, Companies C and K, were ordered to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the evening on 17 June, 1861.

Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, to Washington, D. C., 18-20 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Companies C and K, under the command of Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, were ordered to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 18 June, 1861, and were accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Company G, and the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K. Companies C and K were ordered to proceed by the Cumberland Valley Railroad to Washington, D. C., the same day and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, via Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, and Baltimore City and Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 1 AM on 20 June, 1861.

Third United States Infantry

Lieut. Col. O L Shepherd
Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, Company B, was assigned to command the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 5 April, 1861, and was appointed lieutenant colonel, 18th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.33, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Company B: SECOND LT. J F KENT
Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, Company B, was assigned to command the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 5 April, 1861, and was appointed lieutenant colonel, 18th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.33, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861. Cadet J F Kent was appointed second lieutenant, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 6 May, 1861, and first lieutenant, 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, by General Orders No.106, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 5 December, 1861, dated 31 July, 1861.
Company D: Second LT. W H Bell
Second Lieutenant W H Bell, 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, was temporarily assigned to command the 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, on 11 March, 1861, and was appointed first lieutenant, 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861. Captain H B Schroeder, 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, resigned at Washington, D. C., on 30 May, 1861.
Company G: Second LT. J B WILLIAMS
Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks, 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, was on sick leave on 8 May, 1861, and Cadet J B Williams was appointed second lieutenant, 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 6 May, 1861. Second Lieutenant J B Williams, 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, was appointed first lieutenant, 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, on 6 June, 1861.
Company H: Second LT. D PARKER
Brevet Major & Captain W M Gordon, 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, was assigned a sixty day leave of absence by Special Orders No.40, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 4 March, 1861, and Second Lieutenant W H Bell, 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, was temorarily assigned to command the company at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, on 11 March, 1861. D Parker was appointed second lieutenant, 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 26 April, 1861, and first lieutenant, 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 30 May, 1861.
Company K: Second LT. W H PENROSE
Captain G Sykes, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, was appointed major, 14th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.33, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861, and W H Penrose was appointed second lieutenant, 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 26 April, 1861, and first lieutenant, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Note: Colonel B L E de Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry, was assigned a leave of absence bt Special Orders No.15, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., on 28 February, 1861, dated 31 January, 1861.

West Point Military Academy, Orange County, New York, 6 May, 1861: Cadets J F Kent and J B Williams arrived at Washington, D. C., on 6 May, 1861, and were appointed second lieutenants, 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B and C, respectively, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 6 May, 1861.

Distribution of troops, 1 January, 1861: Company A, Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry; Company B, Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, Colonel Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry; Company C, Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry; Company D, Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, Colonel Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry; Company E, Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry; Company F, Fort McIntosh, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, three quarters of a mile north of Laredo, Webb County, Texas, Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; Company G, Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, Colonel Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry; Company H, Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, Colonel Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry; Company I, Fort McIntosh, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, three quarters of a mile north of Laredo, Webb County, Texas, Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; Company K, Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, Colonel Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry

Organisation of 3rd United States Infantry, 10 April, 1861: Colonel B L E Bonneville, Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, Majors C C Sibley and N C MaCrae; Company A, Captain A W Bowman; Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; Company C, Captain W B Johns; Company D, Captain H B Schroeder; Company E, Captain H B Clitz; Company F, Captain J Trevitt; Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; Company H, Brevet Major & Captain W H Gordon; Company I, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain D T Chandler; Company K, Captain G Sykes

Evacuation of Ringold Barracks, Company A, 7 March, 1861

The 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry, was stationed at Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, on 6 March, 1861.

Garrison at Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, 1 January, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry; 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, Captain W B Johns; 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, Captain H B Clitz

Post Return (80) of Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, (?) February, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry; 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Second Lieutenant E R Hopkins

Note: Captain A W Bowman, 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, was absence due to illness on (?) February, 1861.

Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, to Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, 7-11 March, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry, evacuated Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, in compliemce with General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 7 March, 1861, dated 18 February, 1861, and arrived at Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, in the afternoon on 11 March, 1861.

Note: Captain W B Johns, 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, was assigned to command Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, between 28 February and 11 March, 1861, and Captain G Stoneman, Jr., 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, between 11 and 12 March, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry, was assigned to command Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, between 12 and 20 March, 1861. He was stationed at Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, due to disability on 30 March, 1861, and arrived by the steamer W G Hewes at Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, in the morning on 14 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, 12 March, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry; 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman

Evacuation of Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, 20 March, 1861: Agent H B Waller, commissioner to the State of Texas, took possession of Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, in the morning on 20 March, 1861.

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies C and E, was ordered to the mouth of the Rio Grande River, in the afternoon on 11 March, 1861.

Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, to the mouth of the Rio Grande River, 20 March, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Mustang to the mouth of the Rio Grande River in the morning on 20 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies E and G, under the command of Captain G Stoneman, Jr., 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E (See the 2nd United States Battalion Cavalry). Company A arrived at Camp Witherell, at the mouth of the Rio Grande River, two miles west of Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, in the evening the same day.

Note: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was assigned to command Companies A, F, and I, at Camp Witherell, on the mouth of the Rio Grande, two miles west of Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 26 March, 1861.

Mouth of the Rio Grande River to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, 12-13 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Arizona to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies F and I. Company A disembarked at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 13 April, 1861.

Troops (460) stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 13 April, 1861: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; 1st United States Infantry, Company G, Captain G W Wallace; 1st United States Infantry, Company K, Captain R S Granger; 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, Captain J Trevitt; 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, Second Lieutenant R G Lay; 8th United States Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith; 8th United States Infantry, Company D, Captain C D Jordan

Note: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain L Smith, arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 10 March, 1861, and was stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, between 10 March and 21 April, 1861. The 1st United States Infantry, Company G, and a detachment of Company I, was stationed at Fort Chadbourne, on Oak Creek, Tom Green (Coke) County, Texas, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel G Morris, 1st United States Infantry, on 27 February, 1861, and was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 23 March, 1861. The 1st United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Captain R S Granger, was stationed at Fort Lancaster, on the west bank of Live Oak Creek, above the Pecos River, Crockett County, Texas, on 18 March, 1861, and was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company D, under the command of Captain C D Jordan, arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 4 April, 1861.

Green Lake & Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, 17-18 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was ordered to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies F and I; and the 8th United States Infantry, Companies A and D. Company A arrived in the evening the same day but was unable to embark on the steamer Star of the West in the morning on 18 April, 1861.

Note: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, chartered the schooners Horace and Urbana on 21 April, 1861, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I; the 8th United Sates Infantry, Companies A and D, were stationed at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, between 21 and 22 April, 1861.

Indianola to Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay & the Gulf of Mexico, 23 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was ordered to proceed by the steamers Horace and Urbana to Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, on 23 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies F and I; and the 8th United Sates Infantry, Companies A and D.

Surrendered at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, detachment of 1st, 3rd, & 8th United States Infantry, 24 April, 1861: A detachment of thirty-four men of the 1st, 3rd, and 8th United States Infantry, under the command of Captain A W Bowman, 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, and First Lieutenant J B Greene, 1st United States Infantry, Company K, embarked on the steamer Fashion at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, in the afternoon on 24 April, 1861, and surrendered at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, in the evening the same day. The detachment of the 1st, 3rd, and 8th United States Infantry, arrived by the staemer Fashion at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, on 28 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I; and the 8th United States Infantry, Companies A and D, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, were stationed on the schooners Horace and Urbana at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, opposite Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, between 23 and 25 April, 1861.

Surrendered at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 25 April, 1861 (See the 1st Texas Infantry).

Note: Major E Van Dorn, 2nd United States Cavalry, resigned at Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, on 31 January, 1861, and was appointed colonel, cavalry, Confederate States Army, on 16 March, 1861. Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, was ordered to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 11 April, 1861, and assumed command of the troops stationed at Texas by General Orders No.1, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 21 April, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). Major S Maclin, infantry, Confederate States Army, was assigned to command the troops at and in the vicinity of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, by General Orders No.1, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 21 April, 1861, and Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, was assigned to command the Department of Texas between 29 April and 4 September, 1861. He was appointed brigadier general, Confederate States Army, on 28 August, 1861, dated 5 June, 1861, and Colonel H E McCulloch, 1st Texas Mounted Riflemen, was assigned to command the Department of Texas by General Orders No.17, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 4 September, 1861.

Troops surrendered at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; 1st United States Infantry, Company G, Captain G W Wallace; 1st United States Infantry, Company K, Captain R S Granger; 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, (No officers present); 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, Second Lieutenant R G Lay; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, (No officers present); 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D, Captain C D Jordan

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K, embarked on the steamer Horace; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I, to the brig Mystic; and the 8th United States Infantry, Companies A and D, to the steamer Urbana, at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, on 28 April, 1861.

Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, to New York City, New York County, New York, 3 May-1 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, was ordered to proceed by the brig Mystic to New York City, New York County, New York, on 3 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies F and I. Company A arrived at New York City, New York County, New York, on 1 June, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K, were ordered to proceed by the schooner Horace and the 8th United States Infantry, Companies A and D, on the steamer Urbana, to New York City, New York County, New York, on 30 April, 1861, and arrived in the morning on 31 May, 1861. First Lieutenant A E Steen, 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, resigned at Jefferson Barracks, on the Mississippi River, in the vicinity of Carondelet, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 10 May, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Clark, Company B, 1 January & 18 February, 1861

The 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Colonel B L E Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry, was stationed at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, on 1 January, 1861, and Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, on 17 February, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, 1 January, 1861: Colonel B L E Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, Captain H B Schroeder; 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, Second Lieutenant W H Bell; 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, Captain G Sykes

Note: Colonel B L E Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry, was assigned a leave of absence by Special Orders No.15, Headquarters of the Army, New York City, New York County, New York, on 30 January, 1861, and the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, were stationed at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, on 17 February, 1861.

Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, to Fort Duncan, Artillery School of Practice, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, two miles north of Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas, 18-21 February, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, was ordered to Fort Duncan, Artillery School of Practice, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, two miles north of Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas, by Special Orders No.25, Paragraph III, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 18 February, 1861, dated 14 February, 1861, and arrived on 21 February, 1861.

Post Return of Fort Duncan, Artillery School of Practice, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, two miles north of Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas, (?) March, 1861: Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B; 3rd United States Infantry (51), Company B

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, via San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, by Special Orders No.44, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 8 March, 1861.

Fort Duncan, Artillery School of Practice, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, two miles north of Eagle Pass, Maverick, County, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 20 March-5 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, evacuated Fort Duncan, Artillery School of Practice, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, two miles north of Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas, in complience with General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 12 PM on 20 March, 1861, dated 18 February, 1861, and arrived in the vicinity of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 28 March, 1861. Company B arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 5 April, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Duncan, Artillery School of Practice, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, two miles north of Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas, 20 March, 1861: A detachment of Teel's State Troops (15), under the command of Captain T T Teel, was ordered to Fort Duncan, Artillery School of Practice, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, two miles north of Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas, on 2 March, 1861, and Agent J C Crawford, commissioner to the State of Texas, took possession of Fort Duncan, Artillery School of Practice, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, two miles north of Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas, at 12 PM on 20 March, 1861.

Note: Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, was assigned to command the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 5 April, 1861.

Embarked on the steamer Fashion at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, 12 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, embarked on the steamer Fashion at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 12 April, 1861.

Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay & the Gulf of Mexico, to Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, 13-25 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Sheppherd, was ordered to proceed by the transport steamer Empire City at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay an the Gulf of Mexico, to New York, New York County, New York, in the morning on 13 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies D, G, H, and K, and the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). Company B arrived at Havana, Cuba, on 18 April, 1861, and was ordered to New York City, New York County, New York, on 19 April, 1861. The 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, arrived at Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, in the morning on 25 April, 1861.

Note: The steamer Empire City was ordered to proceed on the North or Hudson River at Pier No.29, on Warren Street, New York City, New York, to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, at 10 AM on 16 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the steamer Mohawk. The steamer Empire City arrived at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, in the evening on 25 March, 1861, and the steamer Mohawk on 29 March, 1861.

Transport steamer Empire City: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, Second Lieutenant A P Porter; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, First Lieutenant W B Royall; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company F, Captain R W Johnson; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, Captain C J Whiting; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, Captain H B Schroeder; 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, Second Lieutenant W H Bell, 3rd United States Infantry, Company D; 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, Captain G Sykes

Note: Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, was assigned to command the troops on the steamer Empire City; Captain G Sykes, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, and Captain J H Whiting, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, on 12 April, 1861. Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 18th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.33, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant J N G Whistler was appointed captain, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Evacuation of Ringgold Barracks, Company C, 25 February, 1861

The 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, was stationed at Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, on 24 February, 1861.

Garrison at Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, 1 January, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry; 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, Captain W B Johns; 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, Captain H B Clitz

Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, to Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, 25-28 February, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, under the command of Captain W B Johns, was ordered to Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, by Special Orders No.25, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 25 February, 1861, dated 14 February, 1861, and was accompanied by Company E. Company C arrived at Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande River, in the vicinity of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, on 28 February, 1861.

Note: Captain W B Johns, 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, was assigned to command Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, between 28 February and 10 March, 1861, and Captain G Stoneman, Jr., 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, between 11 and 12 March, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry).

Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, to the mouth of the Rio Grande River, 11-12 March, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, was ordered to the mouth of the Rio Grande River, in the afternoon on 11 March, 1861, and was accompanied by Company E. Company C arrived at Camp Witherell, at the mouth of the Rio Grande River, two miles west of Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 12 March, 1861.

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, arrived at Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, in the afternoon on 11 March, 1861, and Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry, was assigned to command Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, between 12 and 20 March, 1861. He was stationed at Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, due to disability on 30 March, 1861, and arrived by the steamer W G Hewes at Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, in the morning on 14 April, 1861.

Mouth of the Rio Grande River to New York City, New York County, New York, 19-30 March, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Daniel Webster, under the command of Captain W B Johns, to New York City, New York County, New York, on 19 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, and the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M). Company C arrived in the vicinity of The Battery, on State Street & Battery Place, New York City, New York County, New York, at 3 PM on 30 March, 1861.

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies C (75) and E (74), and the 2nd United States Artillery (77), Light Company M, were assigned garrison duty at Fort Hamilton, NewUtrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, between 30 March and 7 April, 1861.

Steamer Daniel Webster: 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, First Lieutenant E R Platt; 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, Captain W B Johns; 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, Captain H B Clitz; 1st United States Artillery, Light Company K, Brevet Major & Captain W H French; First Lieutenant H W Closson, 1st United States Artillery, Company F; First Lieutenant S F Chalfin, 1st United States Artillery, Light Company K; First Lieutenant J W Robinson, 1st United States Artillery, Company L; First Lieutenant O L Morris, 1st United States Artillery, Company M; Second Lieutenant R H Jackson, 1st United States Artillery, Company L; Second Lieutenant W M Graham, 1st United States Artillery, Company M; Second Lieutenant G D Baily, 1st United States Artillery, Light Company M; Second Lieutenant J McL Hildt, 3rd United States Infantry, Company C; Second Lieutenant A N Shipley, 3rd United States Infantry, Company E

Garrison at Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, 5 April, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Major H Brown, 2nd United States Artillery; 3rd United States Infantry, Company C (70), Captain W B Johns; 3rd United States Infantry, Company E (68), Captain H B Clitz; 2nd United States Artillery (65), Light Company A; Captain W F Barry; 2nd United States Artillery (86), Light Company M; Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, embarked on the steam tug R L Mabey to the transport steamer Atlantic, at 3 PM on 6 April, 1861.

Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, to Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, 7-16 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, was ordered to proceed by the transport steamer Atlantic, to Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, under the command of Brevet Colonel & Major H Brown, 2nd United States Artillery, at 3.30 AM on 7 April, 1861, and arrived in the vicinity of Triangle Shoals, two miles below Fort Taylor, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, at 2 PM on 13 April, 1861. Company C was ordered to Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas, Monroe County, Florida, at 6 AM on 14 April, 1861, and arrived at 2 PM the same day. The 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, was ordered to Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, at 9 PM on 14 April, 1861, and arrived at 6.30 PM on 16 April, 1861.

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, disembarked in the evening on 16 April, 1861, and in the morning on 17 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Atlantic: 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company A, Captain W F Barry (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company A); 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M); United States Corps Engineers, Company A, First Lieutenant J C Duane (See the United States Army, Department of Washington); 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, Second Lieutenant J McL Hildt; 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, Captain H B Clitz

General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Department of Florida, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, 13 April, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Major H Brown, 2nd United States Artillery, was assigned to command of the Department of Florida by General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Department of Florida, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 13 April, 1861.

Note: Captain W B Johns, 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, declined to proceed by the transport steamer Atlantic to Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, on 7 April, 1861, and was dismissed on 11 April, 1861. First Lieutenant W H Wood, 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, was appointed captain, 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 11 April, 1861, and Captain W H Wood, 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, was appointed major, 17th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.33, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861. First Lieutenant H W Freedley, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, was appointed captain, 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, 25 April, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Major H Brown, 2nd United States Artillery; 1st United States Artillery (80), Company A, Captain I Vogdes; 1st United States Artillery (40), Light Company G, First Lieutenant A J Slemmer; 2nd United States Artillery (90), Light Company A, Captain W F Barry; 2nd United States Artillery (90), Company H, Brevet Colonel & Captain H Brooks; Captain H A Allen, 2nd United States Artillery (88), Company K; Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt, 2nd United States Artillery (90), Light Company M; 3rd United States Infantry (87), Company C, Second Lieutenant J McL Hildt; 3rd United States Infantry (90), Company E, Captain H B Clitz; United States Corps Engineers (60), Company A, First Lieutenant J C Duane

Note: Second Lieutenant J McL Hildt, 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, was assigned to command the 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, on 7 April, 1861, and was appointed first lieutenant, 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 17 April, 1861. First Lieutenant J McL Hildt, 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, was appointed captain, 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 30 May, 1861.

General Orders No.2, Paragraph I, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 31 May, 1861: Captain W H Wood, 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, was appointed chief, United States Inspector General's Department, Department of Northeastern Virginia, by General Orders No.2, Paragraph I, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 31 May, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Clark, Company D, 1 January & 19 March, 1861

The 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, under the command of Colonel B L E Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry, was stationed at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, on 1 January, 1861, and Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks, 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, on 18 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, 1 January, 1861: Colonel B L E Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, First Lieutenant A Jackson, Jr.; 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, Second Lieutenant H W Freedley; 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, Captain G Sykes

Note: Colonel B L E Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry, was assigned a leave of absence by Special Orders No.15, Headquarters of the Army, New York City, New York County, New York, on 30 January, 1861, and the 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, was ordered to Fort Duncan, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, two miles north of Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas, on 18 February, 1861.

Post Return of Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, (?) February, 1861: Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks, 3rd United States Infantry, Company G; 3rd United States Infantry (65), Company D, Second Lieutenant W H Bell; 3rd United States Infantry (68), Company G; 3rd United States Infantry (71), Company H, Second Lieutenant H W Freedley; 3rd United States Infantry (72), Company K, Captain G Sykes

Note: First Lieutenant A Jackson, Jr., 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, was on a leave of absence on (?) February, 1861, and resigned on 7 May, 1861. He was stricken fron the rolls of the United States Army for absenting himself from his company without permission, and failing to make any report by by General Orders No.30, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 6 June, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, 19 March, 1861: A detachment of Teel's Texas State Troops (15), under the command of First Lieutenant J W Bennett, took possession of Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861.

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, via San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, by Special Orders No.44, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 8 March, 1861.

Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 19 March-3 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain W H T Brooks, Company G, evacuated Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, in complience with General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861, dated 18 February, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies G, H, and K. Company D arrived in the vicinity of San Antonia, Bexar County, Texas, on 27 March, 1861, and at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 3 April, 1861.

Note: Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, was assigned to command the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on on 5 April, 1861.

Embarked on the steamer Fashion at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, 12 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, embarked on the steamer Fashion at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 12 April, 1861.

Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay & the Gulf of Mexico, to Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, 13-25 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Sheppherd, Company B, was ordered to proceed by the transport steamer Empire City at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, to New York City, New York County, New York, in the morning on 13 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, G, H, and K, and the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). Company D arrived at Havana, Cuba, on 18 April, 1861, and was ordered to New York City, New York County, New York, on 19 April, 1861. The 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, arrived at Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, in the morning on 25 April, 1861.

Note: The steamer Empire City was ordered to proceed on the North or Hudson River at Pier No.29, on Warren Street, New York City, New York, to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, at 10 AM on 16 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the steamer Mohawk. The steamer Empire City arrived at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, in the evening on 25 March, 1861, and the steamer Mohawk on 29 March, 1861.

Transport steamer Empire City: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, Second Lieutenant A P Porter; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, First Lieutenant W B Royall; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company F, Captain R W Johnson; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, Captain C J Whiting; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, Captain H B Schroeder; 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, Second Lieutenant W H Bell, 3rd United States Infantry, Company D; 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, Captain G Sykes

Note: Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, was assigned to command the troops on the steamer Empire City; Captain G Sykes, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, and Captain J H Whiting, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, on 12 April, 1861. Captain H B Schroeder, 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, resigned at Washington, D. C., on 25 May, 1861, dated 30 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant J McL. Hildt, 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, was appointed captain, 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 30 May, 1861.

Evacuation of Ringgold Barracks, Company E, 25 February, 1861

The 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry, was stationed at Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, on 24 February, 1861.

Garrison at Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, 1 January, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry; 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, Captain W B Johns; 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, Captain H B Clitz

Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, to Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, 25-28 February, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, under the command of Captain W B Johns, Company C, was ordered to Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, by Special Orders No.25, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 25 February, 1861, dated 14 February, 1861, and was accompanied by Company C. Company E arrived at Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, on 28 February, 1861.

Note: Captain W B Johns, 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, was assigned to command Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, between 28 February and 10 March, 1861, and Captain G Stoneman, Jr., 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, between 11 and 12 March, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry).

Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, to the mouth of the Rio Grande River, 11-12 March, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, was ordered to the mouth of the Rio Grande River in the afternoon on 11 March, 1861, and was accompanied by Company C. Company E arrived at Camp Witherell, on the mouth of the Rio Grande River, two miles west of Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 12 March, 1861.

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, arrived at Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, in the afternoon on 11 March, 1861, and Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry, was assigned to command Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, between 12 and 20 March, 1861. He was stationed at Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, due to disability on 30 March, 1861, and arrived by the steamer W G Hewes at Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, in the morning on 14 April, 1861.

Mouth of the Rio Grande River to New York City, New York County, New York, 19-30 March, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Daniel Webster, under the command of Captain W B Johns, Company C, to New York City, New York County, New York, on 19 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, and the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M). Company E arrived in the vicinity of The Battery, on State Street and Battery Place, New York City, New York County, New York,, at 3 PM on 30 March, 1861.

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies C (75) and E (74), and the 2nd United States Artillery (77), Light Company M, were assigned garrison duty at Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, between 30 March and 6 April, 1861.

Steamer Daniel Webster: 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, First Lieutenant E R Platt; 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, Captain W B Johns; 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, Captain H B Clitz; 1st United States Artillery, Light Company K, Brevet Major & Captain W H French; First Lieutenant H W Closson, 1st United States Artillery, Company F; First Lieutenant S F Chalfin, 1st United States Artillery, Light Company K; First Lieutenant J W Robinson, 1st United States Artillery, Company L; First Lieutenant O L Morris, 1st United States Artillery, Company M; Second Lieutenant R H Jackson, 1st United States Artillery, Company L; Second Lieutenant W M Graham, 1st United States Artillery, Company M; Second Lieutenant G D Baily, 1st United States Artillery, Light Company M; Second Lieutenant J McL Hildt, 3rd United States Infantry, Company C; Second Lieutenant A N Shipley, 3rd United States Infantry, Company E

Garrison at Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, 5 April, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Major H Brown, 2nd United States Artillery; 3rd United States Infantry, Company C (70), Captain W B Johns; 3rd United States Infantry, Company E (68), Captain H B Clitz; 2nd United States Artillery (65), Light Company A; Captain W F Barry; 2nd United States Artillery (86), Light Company M; Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, embarked on the steam tug R L Mabey to the transport steamer Atlantic at 3 PM on 6 April, 1861.

Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, to Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, 7-16 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, was ordered to proceed by the transport steamer Atlantic, to Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, under the command of Brevet Colonel & Major H Brown, 2nd United States Artillery, at 3.30 AM on 7 April, 1861, and arrived in the vicinity of Triangle Shoals, two miles below Fort Taylor, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, at 2 PM on 13 April, 1861. Company E was ordered to Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas, Monroe County, Florida, at 6 AM on 14 April, 1861, and arrived at 2 PM the same day. The 3rd United States Infantry, Company E , was ordered to Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, at 9 PM on 14 April, 1861, and at 6.30 PM on 16 April, 1861.

Note: A detachment of the 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, and the United States Corps Engineers, Company A, disembarked at Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, at 2 AM on 17 April, 1861 (See the United States Army, Department of Washington).

Transport steamer Atlantic: 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company A, Captain W F Barry (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company A); 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M); United States Corps Engineers, Company A, First Lieutenant J C Duane (See the United States Army, Department of Washington); 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, Second Lieutenant J McL Hildt; 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, Captain H B Clitz

General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Department of Florida, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, 13 April, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Major H Brown, 2nd United States Artillery, was assigned to command of the Department of Florida by General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Department of Florida, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 13 April, 1861.

Note: Captain H B Clitz, 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, was appointed major, 12th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.33, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant A McD. McCook, 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, was appointed captain, 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, 25 April, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Major H Brown, 2nd United States Artillery; 1st United States Artillery (80), Company A, Captain I Vogdes; 1st United States Artillery (40), Light Company G, First Lieutenant A J Slemmer; 2nd United States Artillery (90), Light Company A, Captain W F Barry; 2nd United States Artillery (90), Company H, Brevet Colonel & Captain H Brooks; Captain H A Allen, 2nd United States Artillery (88), Company K; Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt, 2nd United States Artillery (90), Light Company M; 3rd United States Infantry (87), Company C, Second Lieutenant J McL Hildt; 3rd United States Infantry (90), Company E, Captain H B Clitz; United States Corps Engineers (60), Company A, First Lieutenant J C Duane

Evacuation of Fort Mcintosh, Company F, 12 March, 1861

The 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was stationed at Fort McIntosh, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, three quarters of a mile north of Laredo, Webb County, Texas, on 11 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort McIntosh, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, three quarters of a mile north of Laredo, Webb County, Texas, 1 January, 1861: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, Captain J Trevitt; 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain D T Chandler

Post Return (159) of Fort McIntosh, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, three quarters of a mile north of Laredo, Webb County, Texas, (?) March, 1861: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, Captain J Trevitt; 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, First Lieutenant J NG Whistler

Evacuation of Fort McIntosh, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, three quarters of a mile north of Laredo, Webb County, Texas, 12 March, 1861: Agent C Callaghan took possession of Fort McIntosh, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, three quarters of a mile north of Laredo, Webb County, Texas, on 12 March, 1861.

Fort McIntosh, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, three quarters of a mile north of Laredo, Webb County, to Ringgold Barracks, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, 12-18 March, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, evacuated Fort McIntosh, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, three quarters of a mile north of Laredo, Webb County, Texas, in complience with General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 12 March, 1861, dated 18 February, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Company I. Company F arrived at Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, on 18 March, 1861.

Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, to the mouth of the Rio Grande River, 20-26 March, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was ordered to the mouth of the Rio Grande River on 20 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Company I. Company F arrived at Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, on 23 March, 1861, and was ordered to the mouth of the Rio Grande River on 25 March, 1861. The 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, arrived at Camp Witherell, on the mouth of the Rio Grande River, two miles west of Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, on 26 March, 1861.

Note: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was assigned to command Companies A, F, and I, at Camp Witherell, on the mouth of the Rio Grande, two miles west of Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 26 March, 1861.

Mouth of the Rio Grande River to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, 12-13 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Arizona to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A and I. Company F disembarked at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 13 April, 1861.

Note: Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry, arrived by the steamer W G Hewes at Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, in the morning on 14 April, 1861.

Troops (460) stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 13 April, 1861: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; 1st United States Infantry, Company G, Captain G W Wallace; 1st United States Infantry, Company K, Captain R S Granger; 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, Captain J Trevitt; 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, Second Lieutenant R G Lay; 8th United States Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith; 8th United States Infantry, Company D, Captain C D Jordan

Note: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain L Smith, arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 10 March, 1861, and was stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, between 10 March and 21 April, 1861. The 1st United States Infantry, Company G, and a detachment of Company I, was stationed at Fort Chadbourne, on Oak Creek, Tom Green (Coke) County, Texas, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel G Morris, 1st United States Infantry, on 27 February, 1861, and was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 23 March, 1861. The 1st United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Captain R S Granger, was stationed at Fort Lancaster, on the west bank of Live Oak Creek, above the Pecos River, Crockett County, Texas, on 18 March, 1861, and was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company D, under the command of Captain C D Jordan, arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 4 April, 1861.

Green Lake & Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, 17-18 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was ordered to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies F and I; and the 8th United States Infantry, Companies A and D. Company A arrived in the evening the same day but was unable to embark on the steamer Star of the West in the morning on 18 April, 1861.

Note: Captain J Trevitt, 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, resigned at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861, dated 31 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant J D Wilkins, 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, was appointed captain, 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 17 April, 1861. Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, chartered the schooners Horace and Urbana on 21 April, 1861, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I; the 8th United Sates Infantry, Companies A and D, were stationed at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, between 21 and 22 April, 1861.

Indianola to Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay & the Gulf of Mexico, 23 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was ordered to proceed by the steamers Horace and Urbana to Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, on 23 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A and I; and the 8th United Sates Infantry, Companies A and D.

Surrendered at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, detachment of 1st, 3rd, & 8th United States Infantry, 24 April, 1861: A detachment of thirty-four men of the 1st, 3rd, and 8th United States Infantry, under the command of Captain A W Bowman, 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, and First Lieutenant J B Greene, 1st United States Infantry, Company K, embarked on the steamer Fashion at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, in the afternoon on 24 April, 1861, and surrendered at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, in the evening the same day. The detachment of the 1st, 3rd, and 8th United States Infantry, arrived by the staemer Fashion at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, on 28 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I; and the 8th United States Infantry, Companies A and D, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, were stationed on the schooners Horace and Urbana at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, opposite Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, between 23 and 25 April, 1861.

Surrendered at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 25 April, 1861 (See the 1st Texas Infantry).

Note: Major E Van Dorn, 2nd United States Cavalry, resigned at Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, on 31 January, 1861, and was appointed colonel, cavalry, Confederate States Army, on 16 March, 1861. Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, was ordered to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 11 April, 1861, and assumed command of the troops stationed at Texas by General Orders No.1, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 21 April, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). Major S Maclin, infantry, Confederate States Army, was assigned to command the troops at and in the vicinity of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, by General Orders No.1, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 21 April, 1861, and Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, was assigned to command the Department of Texas between 29 April and 4 September, 1861. He was appointed brigadier general, Confederate States Army, on 28 August, 1861, dated 5 June, 1861, and Colonel H E McCulloch, 1st Texas Mounted Riflemen, was assigned to command the Department of Texas by General Orders No.17, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 4 September, 1861.

Troops surrendered at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; 1st United States Infantry, Company G, Captain G W Wallace; 1st United States Infantry, Company K, Captain R S Granger; 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, (No officers present); 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, Second Lieutenant R G Lay; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, (No officers present); 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D, Captain C D Jordan

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K, embarked on the steamer Horace; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I, to the brig Mystic; and the 8th United States Infantry, Companies A and D, to the steamer Urbana, at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, on 28 April, 1861.

Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, to New York City, New York County, New York, 3 May-1 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, was ordered to proceed by the brig Mystic to New York City, New York County, New York, on 3 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A and I. Company A arrived at New York City, New York County, New York, on 1 June, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K, were ordered to proceed by the schooner Horace and the 8th United States Infantry, Companies A and D, on the steamer Urbana, to New York City, New York County, New York, on 30 April, 1861, and arrived in the morning on 31 May, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Clark, Company G, 19 March, 1861

The 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, under the command of Colonel B L E Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry, was stationed at Fort Clark, in the vicinity of Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, on 1 January, 1861, and Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks, 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, on 18 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, 1 January, 1861: Colonel B L E Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, First Lieutenant A Jackson, Jr.; 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, Second Lieutenant H W Freedley; 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, Captain G Sykes

Note: Colonel B L E Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry, was assigned a leave of absence by Special Orders No.15, Headquarters of the Army, New York City, New York County, New York, on 30 January, 1861, and the 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, was ordered to Fort Duncan, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, two miles north of Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas, on 18 February, 1861.

Post Return of Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, (?) February, 1861: Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks, 3rd United States Infantry, Company G; 3rd United States Infantry (65), Company D, Second Lieutenant W H Bell; 3rd United States Infantry (68), Company G; 3rd United States Infantry (71), Company H, Second Lieutenant H W Freedley; 3rd United States Infantry (72), Company K, Captain G Sykes

Evacuation of Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, 19 March, 1861: A detachment of Teel's Texas State Troops (15), under the command of First Lieutenant J W Bennett, took possession of Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861.

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, via San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, by Special Orders No.44, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 8 March, 1861.

Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 19 March-3 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain W H T Brooks, was evacuated Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, in complience with General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861, dated 18 February, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies D, H, and K. Company D arrived in the vicinity of San Antonia, Bexar County, Texas, on 26 March, 1861, and at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 3 April, 1861.

Note: Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, was assigned to command the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on on 5 April, 1861.

Embarked on the steamer Fashion at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 12 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, embarked on the steamer Fashion at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 12 April, 1861.

Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay & the Gulf of Mexico, to Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, 13-25 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Sheppherd, Company B, was ordered to proceed by the transport steamer Empire City at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, to New York City, New York County, New York, in the morning on 13 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, H, and K, and the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). Company G arrived at Havana, Cuba, on 18 April, 1861, and was ordered to New York City, New York County, New York, on 19 April, 1861. The 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, arrived at Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, in the morning on 25 April, 1861.

Note: The steamer Empire City was ordered to proceed on the North or Hudson River at Pier No.29, on Warren Street, New York City, New York, to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, at 10 AM on 16 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the steamer Mohawk. The steamer Empire City arrived at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, in the evening on 25 March, 1861, and the steamer Mohawk on 29 March, 1861.

Transport steamer Empire City: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, Second Lieutenant A P Porter; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, First Lieutenant W B Royall; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company F, Captain R W Johnson; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, Captain C J Whiting; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, Captain H B Schroeder; 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, Second Lieutenant W H Bell, 3rd United States Infantry, Company D; 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, Captain G Sykes

Note: Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks, 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, was appointed brigadier general, Volunteers, by General Orders No.106, War Department, Adjutant & General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 5 December, 1861, dated 28 September, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Clark, Company H, 19 March, 1861

The 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, under the command of Colonel B L E Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry, was stationed at Fort Clark, in the vicinity of Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, on 1 January, 1861, and Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks, 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, on 18 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, 1 January, 1861: Colonel B L E Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, First Lieutenant A Jackson, Jr.; 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, Second Lieutenant H W Freedley; 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, Captain G Sykes

Note: Colonel B L E Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry, was assigned a leave of absence by Special Orders No.15, Headquarters of the Army, New York City, New York County, New York, on 30 January, 1861, and the 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, was ordered to Fort Duncan, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, two miles north of Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas, on 18 February, 1861.

Post Return of Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, (?) February, 1861: Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks, 3rd United States Infantry, Company G; 3rd United States Infantry (65), Company D, Second Lieutenant W H Bell; 3rd United States Infantry (68), Company G; 3rd United States Infantry (71), Company H, Second Lieutenant H W Freedley; 3rd United States Infantry (72), Company K, Captain G Sykes

Note: Brevet Major & Captain W H Gordon, 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, was absence due to illnes on (?) February, 1861, and Second Lieutenant H W Freedley, 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, was appointed acting assistant quartermaster during the evacuation of posts above Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, by Special Orders No.32, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 18 February, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, 19 March, 1861: A detachment of Teel's Texas State Troops (15), under the command of First Lieutenant J W Bennett, took possession of Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861.

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, via San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, by Special Orders No.44, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 8 March, 1861.

Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 19 March-3 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain W H T Brooks, Company G, evacuated Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, in complience with General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861, dated 18 February, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies D, G, and K. Company H arrived in the vicinity of San Antonia, Bexar County, Texas, on 27 March, 1861, and at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 3 April, 1861.

Note: Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, was assigned to command the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on on 5 April, 1861.

Embarked on the steamer Fashion at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, 12 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, embarked on the steamer Fashion at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 12 April, 1861.

Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay & the Gulf of Mexico, to Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, 13-25 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Sheppherd, Company B, was ordered to proceed by the transport steamer Empire City at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, to New York City, New York County, New York, in the morning on 13 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, and K, and the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). Company H arrived at Havana, Cuba, on 18 April, 1861, and was ordered to New York City, New York County, New York, on 19 April, 1861. The 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, arrived at Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, in the morning on 25 April, 1861.

Note: The steamer Empire City was ordered to proceed on the North or Hudson River at Pier No.29, on Warren Street, New York City, New York, to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, at 10 AM on 16 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the steamer Mohawk. The steamer Empire City arrived at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, in the evening on 25 March, 1861, and the steamer Mohawk on 29 March, 1861.

Transport steamer Empire City: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, Second Lieutenant A P Porter; 2nd United States Cavalry, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, First Lieutenant W B Royall; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company F, Captain R W Johnson; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, Captain C J Whiting; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, Captain H B Schroeder; 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, Second Lieutenant W H Bell, 3rd United States Infantry, Company D; 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, Captain G Sykes

Note: Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, was assigned to command the troops on the steamer Empire City; Captain G Sykes, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, and Captain J H Whiting, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, on 12 April, 1861. Brevet Major & Captain W H Gordon, 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, was assigned a leave of absence by Special Orders No.151, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 5 June, 1861, and was appointed major, 8th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.106, War Department, Adjutant & General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 5 December, 1861, dated 31 July, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Mcintosh, Company I, 12 March, 1861

The 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was stationed at Fort McIntosh, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, three quarters of a mile north of Laredo, Webb County, Texas, on 11 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort McIntosh, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, three quarters of a mile north of Laredo, Webb County, Texas, 1 January, 1861: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, Captain J Trevitt; 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain D T Chandler

Post Return (159) of Fort McIntosh, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, three quarters of a mile north of Laredo, Webb County, Texas, (?) March, 1861: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, Captain J Trevitt; 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, First Lieutenant J NG Whistler

Fort McIntosh, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, three quarters of a mile north of Laredo, Webb County, to Ringgold Barracks, in the vicinity of Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, 12-18 March, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, evacuated Fort McIntosh, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, three quarters of a mile north of Laredo, Webb County, Texas, in complience with General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 12 March, 1861, dated 18 February, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Company F. Company I arrived at Ringgold Barracks, in the vicinity of Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, on 18 March, 1861.

Ringgold Barracks, in the vicinity of Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, to the mouth of the Rio Grande River, 20-26 March, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was ordered to the mouth of the Rio Grande River on 20 March, 1861, and was accompanied by Company F. Company I arrived at Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, on 23 March, 1861, and was ordered to the mouth of the Rio Grande River on 25 March, 1861. The 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, arrived at Camp Witherell, on the mouth of the Rio Grande River, two miles west of Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, on 26 March, 1861.

Note: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was assigned to command Companies A, F, and I, at Camp Witherell, on the mouth of the Rio Grande, two miles west of Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 26 March, 1861, and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain D T Chandler, 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, was stationed at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 29 March, 1861. He was ordered to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 30 March, 1861, and was arrested as a prisoner of war by Major S Maclin, infantry, Confederate States Army, and Captain J A Wilcox, Alamo Rifles, at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 10 AM on 23 April, 1861

Mouth of the Rio Grande River to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, 12-13 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel E Backus and Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Arizona to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A and F. Company I disembarked at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 13 April, 1861.

Note: Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry, arrived by the steamer W G Hewes at Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, in the morning on 14 April, 1861.

Troops (460) stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 13 April, 1861: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; 1st United States Infantry, Company G, Captain G W Wallace; 1st United States Infantry, Company K, Captain R S Granger; 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, Captain J Trevitt; 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, Second Lieutenant R G Lay; 8th United States Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith; 8th United States Infantry, Company D, Captain C D Jordan

Note: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain L Smith, arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 10 March, 1861, and was stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, between 10 March and 21 April, 1861. The 1st United States Infantry, Company G, and a detachment of Company I, was stationed at Fort Chadbourne, on Oak Creek, Tom Green (Coke) County, Texas, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel G Morris, 1st United States Infantry, on 27 February, 1861, and was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 23 March, 1861. The 1st United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Captain R S Granger, was stationed at Fort Lancaster, on the west bank of Live Oak Creek, above the Pecos River, Crockett County, Texas, on 18 March, 1861, and was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company D, under the command of Captain C D Jordan, arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 4 April, 1861.

Green Lake & Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, 17-18 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was ordered to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A and F; and the 8th United States Infantry, Companies A and D. Company A arrived in the evening the same day but was unable to embark on the steamer Star of the West in the morning on 18 April, 1861.

Note: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, chartered the schooners Horace and Urbana on 21 April, 1861, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I; the 8th United Sates Infantry, Companies A and D, were stationed at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, between 21 and 22 April, 1861.

Indianola to Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay & the Gulf of Mexico, 23 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was ordered to proceed by the steamers Horace and Urbana to Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, on 23 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A and F; and the 8th United Sates Infantry, Companies A and D.

Surrendered at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, detachment of 1st, 3rd, & 8th United States Infantry, 24 April, 1861: A detachment of thirty-four men of the 1st, 3rd, and 8th United States Infantry, under the command of Captain A W Bowman, 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, and First Lieutenant J B Greene, 1st United States Infantry, Company K, embarked on the steamer Fashion at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, in the afternoon on 24 April, 1861, and surrendered at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, in the evening the same day. The detachment of the 1st, 3rd, and 8th United States Infantry, arrived by the staemer Fashion at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, on 28 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I; and the 8th United States Infantry, Companies A and D, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, were stationed on the schooners Horace and Urbana at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, opposite Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, between 23 and 25 April, 1861.

Surrendered at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, under the command of Second Lieutenant R G Lay, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 25 April, 1861 (See the 1st Texas Infantry).

Note: Major E Van Dorn, 2nd United States Cavalry, resigned at Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, on 31 January, 1861, and was appointed colonel, cavalry, Confederate States Army, on 16 March, 1861. Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, was ordered to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 11 April, 1861, and assumed command of the troops stationed at Texas by General Orders No.1, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 21 April, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). Major S Maclin, infantry, Confederate States Army, was assigned to command the troops at and in the vicinity of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, by General Orders No.1, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 21 April, 1861, and Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, was assigned to command the Department of Texas between 29 April and 4 September, 1861. He was appointed brigadier general, Confederate States Army, on 28 August, 1861, dated 5 June, 1861, and Colonel H E McCulloch, 1st Texas Mounted Riflemen, was assigned to command the Department of Texas by General Orders No.17, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 4 September, 1861.

Troops surrendered at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; 1st United States Infantry, Company G, Captain G W Wallace; 1st United States Infantry, Company K, Captain R S Granger; 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, (No officers present); 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, Second Lieutenant R G Lay; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, (No officers present); 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D, Captain C D Jordan

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K, embarked on the steamer Horace; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I, to the brig Mystic; and the 8th United States Infantry, Companies A and D, to the steamer Urbana, at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, on 28 April, 1861.

Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, to New York City, New York County, New York, 3 May-1 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, was ordered to proceed by the brig Mystic to New York City, New York County, New York, on 3 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A and F. Company I arrived at New York City, New York County, New York, on 1 June, 1861.

Note: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain D T Chandler, 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, was appointed major, 5th United States Infantry, and First Lieutenant T W Walker, 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, was appointed captain, 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 20 May, 1861. The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K, were ordered to proceed by the schooner Horace and the 8th United States Infantry, Companies A and D, on the steamer Urbana, to New York City, New York County, New York, on 30 April, 1861, and arrived in the morning on 31 May, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Clark, Company K, 19 March, 1861

The 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Colonel B L E Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry, was stationed at Fort Clark, in the vicinity of Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, on 1 January, 1861, and Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks, 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, on 18 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, 1 January, 1861: Colonel B L E Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, First Lieutenant A Jackson, Jr.; 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, Second Lieutenant H W Freedley; 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, Captain G Sykes

Note: Colonel B L E Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry, was assigned a leave of absence by Special Orders No.15, Headquarters of the Army, New York City, New York County, New York, on 30 January, 1861, and the 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, was ordered to Fort Duncan, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, two miles north of Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas, on 18 February, 1861.

Post Return of Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, (?) February, 1861: Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks, 3rd United States Infantry, Company G; 3rd United States Infantry (65), Company D, Second Lieutenant W H Bell; 3rd United States Infantry (68), Company G; 3rd United States Infantry (71), Company H, Second Lieutenant H W Freedley; 3rd United States Infantry (72), Company K, Captain G Sykes

Evacuation of Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, 19 March, 1861: A detachment of Teel's Texas State Troops (15), under the command of First Lieutenant J W Bennett, took possession of Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861.

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, via San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, by Special Orders No.44, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 8 March, 1861.

Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 19 March-3 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain W H T Brooks, Company G, evacuated Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, in complience with General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861, dated 18 February, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies D, G, and H. Company K arrived in the vicinity of San Antonia, Bexar County, Texas, on 27 March, 1861, and at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 3 April, 1861.

Note: Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, was assigned to command the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on on 5 April, 1861.

Embarked on the steamer Fashion at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, 12 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, embarked on the steamer Fashion at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 12 April, 1861.

Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay & the Gulf of Mexico, to Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, 13-25 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Sheppherd, Company B, was ordered to proceed by the transport steamer Empire City at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, to New York City, New York County, New York, in the morning on 13 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, and H, and the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). Company K arrived at Havana, Cuba, on 18 April, 1861, and was ordered to New York City, New York County, New York, on 19 April, 1861. The 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, arrived at Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, in the morning on 25 April, 1861.

Note: The steamer Empire City was ordered to proceed on the North or Hudson River at Pier No.29, on Warren Street, New York City, New York, to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, at 10 AM on 16 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the steamer Mohawk. The steamer Empire City arrived at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, in the evening on 25 March, 1861, and the steamer Mohawk on 29 March, 1861.

Transport steamer Empire City: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, Second Lieutenant A P Porter; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, First Lieutenant W B Royall; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company F, Captain R W Johnson; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, Captain C J Whiting; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, Captain H B Schroeder; 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, Second Lieutenant W H Bell, 3rd United States Infantry, Company D; 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, Captain G Sykes

Note: Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, was assigned to command the troops on the steamer Empire City between 12 and 25 April, 1861, and Captain G Sykes, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, was appointed major, 14th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.33, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861. First Lieutenant J W Alley, 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, was appointed captain, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant H W Freedley, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, surrendered at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 9 May, 1861.

Washington, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, 8 May-6 June, 1861

The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, were stationed at Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, between 25 April and 7 May, 1861.

Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, to Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, Companies B, D, G, H, & K, 8-9 May, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, were ordered to proceed by ferry across the North or Hudson River to Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, in the morning on 8 May, 1861, and arrived by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad at Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, via Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 9 May, 1861.

Note: A detachment of one hundred and thirty-four United States recruits were assigned to the 3rd United States Battalion Infantry at Fort Hamilton, New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 7 May, 1861, and the 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, and the 1st Pennsylvania Artillery arrived by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad at Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, at 6 PM on 8 May, 1861 (See the 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E).

Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, to Washington, D. C, Companies B, D, G, H, & K, 9-10 May, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, were ordered to proceed by the propellers Elizabeth, F W Brune, and Henry L Gaw, to Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 9 AM on 9 May, 1861, and were accompanied the 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain T W Sherman, and the 1st Pennsylvania Artillery, under the command of Colonel F E Patterson. Companies B, D, G, H, and K arrived at Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 3 PM the same day and was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., in the evening on 9 May, 1861 (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Washington). The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., via Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 2 AM on 10 May, 1861.

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, was assigned to guard duty at Washington, D. C., on 11 May, 1861.

Army of Pennsylvania, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, 10-17 June, 1861

The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, were stationed at the First Ward, Washington, D. C., on 5 June, 1861.

Washington, D. C., to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 6-9 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, were ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, in the afternoon on 6 June, 1861, and were accompanied by the 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F (See the United States Army, Department of Washington). Companies B, D, G, H, and K arrived by the Cumberland Valley Railroad at Camp Brady or Miles, in the vicinity of M Harchelford's Farm, on the Franklin Railroad, two miles southwest of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, via Baltimore City, Maryland, and Harrisburg, Dauphin County, and Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 9 June, 1861.

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, were assigned to the Fourth Brigade, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, at Camp Brady or Miles, in the vicinity of M Harchelford's Farm, on the Franklin Railroad, two miles southwest of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, by Special Orders No.66, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 10 June, 1861 (See the Fourth Brigade, First Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

M Harchelford's Farm, on the Franklin Railroad, two miles southwest of Chambersburg to Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 13 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, were ordered to Greencastle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, at 4 PM on 13 June, 1861, and arrived three miles southwest of Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, in the evening the same day.

Greencastle & Williamsport Turnpike, three miles southwest of Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, 15 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, were ordered to proceed by the Greencastle & Williamsport Turnpike to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 15 June, 1861, and arrived adjacent St James College, on the Hagerstown Turnpike, four miles southeast of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, the same day.

St James College, on the Hagerstown Turnpike, four miles southeast of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, to the vicinity of Falling Waters, Berkeley County, Virginia, 16 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, were ordered across the Potomac River at Lemon's Ferry, west of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 16 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Hitchcock, on the Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike, in the vicinity of Falling Waters, Berkeley, Virginia, the same day.

Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike, in the vicinity of Falling Waters, Berkeley County, Virginia, to Hagerstown & Willaimsport, Washington County, Maryland, 17-18 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, under the command of Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, were ordered to Washington, D. C., in the morning on 17 June, 1861, and were accompanied by the 2nd United States Infantry, Companies C and K; the 8th United States Infantry, Company G; and the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, under the command of Colonel G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry (See the First Brigade, First Division, Army of Pennsylvania). Companies B, D, G, H, and K arrived at Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 12 PM on 17 June, 1861, but the order was countermanded and the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, were ordered to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the evening the same day.

Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, to Washington, D. C., 18-20 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, under the command of Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, were ordered to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 18 June, 1861, and were accompanied by the 2nd United States Infantry, Companies C and K, and the 8th United States Infantry, Company G. Companies B, D, G, H, and K were ordered to proceeded by the Cumberland Valley Railroad to Washington, D. C., the same day and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, via Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, and Baltimore City and Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 1 AM on 20 June, 1861.

Eighth United States Infantry

Company G: Capt. R I DODGE
The disbanded men of the 8th United States Infantry, Company G, under the command of Second Lieutenant J Van Horn, were stationed at Fort Bliss, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, in the vicinity of McGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, on 25 February, 1861, and was reorganised at Fort Wood, Bedloe's (Liberty) Island, New York Harbour, under the command of First Lieutenant R I Dodge, 8th United States Infantry, Company G, on 1 May, 1861.

Note: Brevet Major & Captain J Selden, 8th United States Infantry, Company G, resigned on 27 April, 1861, and First Lieutenant G L Willard, 8th United States Infantry, Company K, was appointed captain, 8th United States Infantry, Company G, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 27 April, 1861. First Lieutenant R I Dodge, 8th United States Infantry, Company G, was stationed at Fort Wood, Bedloe's (Liberty) Island, New York Harbour, on 20 March, 1861, and was appointed captain, 8th United States Infantry, Company F, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 3 May, 1861.

West Point Military Academy, Orange County, New York, 6 May, 1861: Cadet E Carter arrived at Washington, D. C., on 24 June, 1861, and was appointed brevet second lieutenant, 8th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.41, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 July, 1861, dated 24 June, 1861.

Distribution of troops, 1 January, 1861: Company A, Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, Val Verde County, Texas, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith; Company B, Fort Breckinridge, on the San Pedro River, at the mouth of Aravaipa Creek, Socorro County, New Mexico, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry; Company C, Fort Stockton, Comanche Springs, McLennan County, Texas, Captain S D Carpenter, 1st United States Infantry, Company H; Company D, between Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, and Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, Val Verde County, Texas, Captain C D Jordan; Company E, Fort Fillmore, four miles east of the Rio Grande River, and seven miles south of Mesilla, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, Second Lieutenant R T Franks; Company F, Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, Second Lieutenant J G Taylor, 8th United States Infantry, Company H; Company G, disbanded at Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas; Company H, Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, Captain E D Blake; Company I, Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, First Lieutenant T K Jackson; Company K, Hatch(e)'s Ranch, on the west bank of Gallinas Creek, San Miguel County, New Mexico, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain B S Roberts, United States Mounted Rifles, Company C

Organisation of 8th United States Infantry, 21 April, 1861: Brevet Brigadier General & Colonel J Garland, Lieutenant Colonel W Hoffman, Majors T L Alexander and T H Holmes; Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith; Company B, Brevet Major & Captain I D Reeve; Company C, Captain A T Lee; Company D, Captain C D Jordan; Company E, Brevet Major & Captain J T Sprague; Company F, Captain T Fink; Company H, Captain E D Blake; Company I, Captain T G Pitcher; Company K, Captain E B Holloway

Note: Brevet Brigadier General & Colonel J Garland, 8th United Sates Infantry, died at New York City, New York County, New York, on 5 June, 1861, and Lieutenant Colonel P Morrison, 7th United Sates Infantry, was appointed colonel, 8th United Sates Infantry, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 6 June, 1861. Major T H Holmes, 8th United States Infantry, resigned at Fort Columbus, Governor's Island, Governor's Island, west of Buttermilk Channel, New York Harbour, opposite Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 5 April, 1861, dated 22 April, 1861, and was relieved from duty as superintendent of the United States General Recruiting Service, Department of the East, Headquarters, Fort Columbus, Governor's Island, Governor's Island, west of Buttermilk Channel, New York Harbour, opposite Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, by Special Orders No.57, Headquarters of the Army, New York City, New York County, New York, on 6 April, 1861 (See the Reserve Brigade, Army of the Potomac). Captain G R Paul, 7th United Sates Infantry, Company I, was appointed major, 8th United Sates Infantry, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 22 April, 1861. Lieutenant Colonel T L Alexander, 8th United Sates Infantry, was appointed lieutenant governor at the Soldiers' Home, east of Rock Creek, two miles north of Washington, D. C., on 16 May, 1858.

Surrender of San Antonio Barracks, Company A, 16 February, 1861

The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain L Smith, was stationed at Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, Val Verde County, Texas, on 9 January, 1861.

Garrison at Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, Val Verde County, Texas, 1 January, 1861: Brevet Major & Captain L Smith, 8th United States Infantry, Company A; 8th United States Infantry, Company A; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, Captain G Stoneman, Jr.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, under the command of Captain G Stoneman, Jr., was on a scounting expedition in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, on 23 November, 1860, but was listed on the Post Return of Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, Kinney County, Texas, on (?) March, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). First Lieutenant T M Jones, 8th United States Infantry, Company A, resigned on 28 February, 1861, and Second Lieutenant D L Hartz, 8th United States Infantry, Company D, was appointed first lieutenant, 8th United States Infantry, Company A, by General Orders No.8, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 29 December, 1860, dated 3 April, 1861. Brevet Major & Captain L Smith, 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, resigned on 13 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant M Cogswell, 8th United Sates Infantry, Company E, was appointed captain, 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 13 May, 1861.

Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, Val Verde County, to San Antonio Barracks & Arsenal, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 10-18 January, 1861: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain L Smith, was ordered to San Antonio Barracks and Arsenal San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 10 January, 1861, and arrived on 18 January, 1861.

Garrison at Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio Barracks & Arsenal, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 15 February, 1861: Brevet Major General & Brigadier General D E Twiggs, United States Army, Lieutenant Colonel W Hoffman, 8th United States Infantry; 1st United States Infantry (58), Company I, Captain J H King; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith

Note: Brevet Major General & Brigadier General D E Twiggs, United States Army, assumed command of the Department of Texas, San Antonio Barracks & Arsenal, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 27 November, 1860, and was stationed at Brick Block, on the corner of St Mary and Houston Street, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 15 February, 1861. He was relieved by Colonel C A Waite, 1st United States Infantry, on 19 February, 1861, dated 28 January, 1861, and was ordered to New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, on 26 February, 1861.

Surrender of San Antonio Barracks & Arsenal, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 16 February, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel W Hoffman, 8th United States Infantry, surrendered San Antonio Barracks and Arsenal, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, to T J Devine, S A Maverick, and P N Luckett, commissioners to the State of Texas, and a detachment of Texas State Troops, under the command of Colonel B McCulloch, cavalry, Provisional Army of Texas, at 11 AM on 16 February, 1861 (See the United States Army, Department of Washington).

San Antonio Barracks & Arsenal, San Antonio, to San Pedro Springs, on San Pedro Creek, three miles north of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 16 February, 1861: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, was ordered to San Pedro Springs, on San Pedro Creek, three miles north of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 3 PM on 16 February, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United Sates Infantry, Company I, under the command of Captain J H King. Company A was stationed at Camp San Pedro, San Pedro Springs, on San Pedro Creek, three miles north of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, between 16 February and 2 March, 1861.

Note: Colonel C A Waite, 1st United States Infantry, was stationed at Camp Verde, on the north bank of Verde Creek, six miles southwest of Center Point, Kerr County, Texas, on 16 February, 1861, and was ordered to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 3 PM on 17 February, 1861. He arrived at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, in the afternoon on 18 February, 1861, and assumed command of the Department of Texas, San Antonio Barracks and Arsenal, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 19 February, 1861. Lieutenant Colonel W Hoffman, 8th United States Infantry, was assigned to command San Antonio Barracks and Arsenal, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, between 11 February and 21 April, 1861, and Colonel C A Waite, 1st United States Infantry, and Lieutenant Colonel W Hoffman, 8th United States Infantry, were arrested as prisoners of war by Major S Maclin, infantry, Confederate States Army, and Captain J A Wilcox, Alamo Rifles, at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 10 AM on 23 April, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Infantry).

San Pedro Springs, on San Pedro Creek, three miles north of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 2-10 March, 1861: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain L Smith, was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, by Special Orders No.37, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio Barracks, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 2 March, 1861, dated 28 February, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United Sates Infantry, Company I. Company A arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 10 March, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Company I, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Coatzacoalcos at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, to New York City, York County, New York, on 31 March, 1861.

Troops (460) stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 13 April, 1861: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; 1st United States Infantry, Company G, Captain G W Wallace; 1st United States Infantry, Company K, Captain R S Granger; 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, Captain J Trevitt; 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, Second Lieutenant R G Lay; 8th United States Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith; 8th United States Infantry, Company D, Captain C D Jordan

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Company G, and a detachment of Company I, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel G Morris, 1st United States Infantry, were stationed at Fort Chadbourne, on Oak Creek, Tom Green (Coke) County, Texas, on 27 February, 1861, and was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 23 March, 1861. The 1st United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Captain R S Granger, was stationed at Fort Lancaster, on the west bank of Live Oak Creek, above the Pecos River, Crockett County, Texas, on 18 March, 1861, and was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company D, under the command of Captain C D Jordan, arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 4 April, 1861, and the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I, under the command of Major C C Sibley, arrived by the steamer Arizona, at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 13 April, 1861.

Green Lake & Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, 17-18 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was ordered to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I; and the 8th United States Infantry, Company D. Company A arrived in the evening the same day but was unable to embark on the steamer Star of the West in the morning on 18 April, 1861.

Note: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, chartered the schooners Horace and Urbana on 21 April, 1861, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I; the 8th United Sates Infantry, Companies A and D, were stationed at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, between 21 and 22 April, 1861.

Indianola to Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay & the Gulf of Mexico, 23 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was ordered to proceed by the steamers Horace and Urbana to Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, on 23 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I; the 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D.

Surrendered at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, detachment of 1st, 3rd, & 8th United States Infantry, 24 April, 1861: A detachment of thirty-four men of the 1st, 3rd, and 8th United States Infantry, under the command of Captain A W Bowman, 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, and First Lieutenant J B Greene, 1st United States Infantry, Company K, embarked on the steamer Fashion at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, in the afternoon on 24 April, 1861, and surrendered at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, in the evening the same day. The detachment of the 1st, 3rd, and 8th United States Infantry, arrived by the steamer Fashion at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, on 28 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I; and the 8th United States Infantry, Companies A and D, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, were stationed on the schooners Horace and Urbana at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, opposite Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, between 23 and 25 April, 1861.

Surrendered at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company A, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 25 April, 1861 (See the 1st Texas Infantry).

Note: Major E Van Dorn, 2nd United States Cavalry, resigned at Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, on 31 January, 1861, and was appointed colonel, cavalry, Confederate States Army, on 16 March, 1861. Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, was ordered to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 11 April, 1861, and assumed command of the troops stationed at Texas by General Orders No.1, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 21 April, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). Major S Maclin, infantry, Confederate States Army, was assigned to command the troops at and in the vicinity of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, by General Orders No.1, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 21 April, 1861, and Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, was assigned to command the Department of Texas between 29 April and 4 September, 1861. He was appointed brigadier general, Confederate States Army, on 28 August, 1861, dated 5 June, 1861, and Colonel H E McCulloch, 1st Texas Mounted Riflemen, was assigned to command the Department of Texas by General Orders No.17, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 4 September, 1861.

Troops surrendered at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; 1st United States Infantry, Company G, Captain G W Wallace; 1st United States Infantry, Company K, Captain R S Granger; 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, (No officers present); 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, Second Lieutenant R G Lay; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, (No officers present); 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D, Captain C D Jordan

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K, embarked on the steamer Horace; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I, to the brig Mystic; and the 8th United States Infantry, Companies A and D, to the steamer Urbana, at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, on 28 April, 1861.

Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, to New York City, New York County, New York, 30 April-31 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of First Lieutenant J B Greene, 1st United States Infantry, Company K, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Urbana to New York City, New York County, New York, by General Orders No.6, Paragraph II, Headquarters, 1st, 3rd, and 8th United States Battalion Infantry, Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, on 30 April, 1861, dated 29 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Company D. Company A arrived at New York City, New York County, New York, on 31 May, 1861.

Note: Brevet Major & Captain L Smith, 8th United States Infantry, Company A, resigned at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 22 April, 1861, dated 13 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant J B Greene, 1st United States Infantry, Company K, was temporarily assigned to command the 8th United States Infantry, Company A, by Order No.6, Paragraph I, Headquarters, 1st, 3rd, and 8th United States Battalion Infantry, Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, 29 April, 1861. The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K, were ordered to proceed by the schooner Horace to New York City, New York County, New York, on 30 April, 1861, and arrived in the morning on 31 May, 1861. The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I, were ordered to proceed by the the brig Mystic to New York City, New York County, New York, on 3 May, 1861, and arrived on 1 June, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Breckinridge, Company B, 3 February, 1861

The 8th United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, was stationed at Fort Breckinridge, on the San Pedro River, at the mouth of Aravaipa Creek, Socorro County, New Mexico, on 2 February, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Breckinridge, on the San Pedro River, at the mouth of Aravaipa Creek, Socorro County, New Mexico, 1 January, 1861: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B; 8th United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Second Lieutenant W G Jones; 1st United States Dragoons, Company D, Captain E H Fitzgerald; 1st United States Dragoons, Company G, Captain R S Ewell (See the Second Brigade, Army of the Potomac)

Note: First Lieutenant T Fink, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was appointed captain, 8th United States Infantry, Company F, and Second Lieutenant J G Taylor, 8th United States Infantry, Company H, was appointed first lieutenant, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, by General Orders No.8, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 29 December, 1866, dated 3 April, 1861. First Lieutenant T Fink, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was stationed at Detroit, Wayne County, on 15 March, 1861, and died on 3 May, 1861. Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was appointed major, 1st United States Infantry, and First Lieutenant W McE Dye, 8th United States Infantry, Company H, was appointed captain, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Fort Breckinridge, on the San Pedro River, at the mouth of Aravaipa Creek, Socorro County, New Mexico, to Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, 3-21 February, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was ordered to Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, on 3 February, 1861, and arrived on 21 February, 1861.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Second Lieutenant L Peck, was stationed at Hatch(e)'s Ranch, on the west bank of Gallinas Creek, San Miguel County, New Mexico, on 24 January, 1861, and arrived at Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, on 20 February, 1861.

Post Return for Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, (?) February, 1861: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B; 8th United States Infantry (42), Company B, Brevet Second Lieutenant W G Jones; 8th United States Infantry, Company I (42), Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle; 8th United States Infantry, Company K (46), Second Lieutenant L Peck

Note: Brevet Second Lieutenant W G Jones, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was appointed second lieutenant, 10th United States Infantry, Company A, by General Orders No.8, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 29 December, 1860, dated 3 April, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, 31 March, 1861: Agent J W Magoffin, commissioner to the State of Texas, took possession of Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, on 31 March, 1861.

Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, to Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, 31 March-4 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, evacuated Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, in complience with General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 31 March, 1861, dated 18 February, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Companies I and K. Company B arrived at Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, on 4 April, 1861,

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Company F, was stationed at Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, on 4 April, 1861.

Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, to Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis C Texas, 5-17 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was ordered to Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 5 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Companies F, I, and K. Company B arrived at Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Companies E and H, were stationed atFort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861.

Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, to Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 18 April-9 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, on 18 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies E, F, H, I, and K. Company B arrived at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, seven miles north of the Rio Grande River, Kinney County, Texas, in the morning on 2 May, 1861, and was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 3 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company B, arrived at Uvalde, Uvalde County, Texas, on 5 May, 1861, and at the east bank of the Medina River, opposite Castroville, Medina County, Texas, in the evening on 8 May, 1861. Company B was ordered to proceed by the Castroville Road to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, eleven miles east of the Medina River, at 12 AM on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning the same day.

Surrendered at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 9 May, 1861 (See the 1st Texas Infantry).

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Companies B, E, F, H, I, and K, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, arrived at the west bank of Leon Creek, seven miles west of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 6 PM on 9 May, 1861.

Troops surrendered at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861: 8th United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve; 8th United States Infantry, Company E, Second Lieutenant R T Frank; 8th United States Infantry, Company F, First Lieutenant Z R Bliss; 8th United States Infantry, Company H, Captain E D Blake; 8th United States Infantry, Company I, Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle; 8th United States Infantry, Company K, Second Lieutenant L Peck; Second Lieutenant J Van Horn, 8th United States Infantry, Company G; Second Lieutenant W G Jones, 8th United States Infantry, Company B; First Lieutenant H W Freedley, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K

Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 10 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company B, arrived at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 6 AM on 10 May, 1861.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was stationed at San Pedro Springs, on San Pedro Creek, three miles north of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 10 May, 1861, and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was exchanged on 20 August, 1862. The 8th United States Infantry (278), Companies B, E, F, H, I, and K, were exchanged at Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, on 25 February, 1863.

Evacuation Fort Stockton, Company C, 10 April, 1861

The 8th United States Infantry, Company C, under the command of Captain S D Carpenter, 1st United States Infantry, Company H, was stationed at Fort Stockton, Comanche Springs, McLennan County, Texas, on 1 January, 1861, and Second Lieutenant E W H Read, 8th United States Infantry, Company C, on 7 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Stockton, Comanche Springs, McLennan County, Texas, 1 January, 1861: Captain S D Carpenter, 1st United States Infantry, Company H; 8th United States Infantry, Company C, Captain A T Lee; 1st United states Infantry, Company H

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Company H, under the command of Captain S D Carpenter, was ordered to the north bank of Clear Fork of the Brazos River, east of old Comanche Reservation, Throckmorton County, Texas, on 3 January, 1861, and arrived at Camp Cooper, on the north bank of Clear Fork of the Brazos River, east of old Comanche Reservation, Throckmorton County, Texas, on 21 January, 1861 (See the United States Army, Department of Washington).

Post Return for Fort Stockton, Comanche Springs, McLennan County, Texas, (?) March, 1861: Captain A T Lee, 8th United States Infantry, Company C; 8th United States Infantry (35), Company C

Note: Captain A T Lee, 8th United States Infantry, Company C, was stationed at Fort Stockton, Comanche Springs, McLennan County, Texas, on 31 March, 1861, and was ordered to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 1 April, 1861. He was captured at San Antonio Arsenal and Barracks, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 21 April, 1861, and was stationed at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, on 14 June, 1861. Second Lieutenant E W H Read, 8th United States Infantry, Company C, was appointed first lieutenant, 8th United States Infantry, Company G, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 3 May, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Stockton, Comanche Springs, McLennan County, Texas, 10 April, 1861: A detachment of Teel's Texas State Troops (16), under the command of Sergeant C Denman, was ordered to Fort Stockton, Comanche Springs, McLennan County, Texas, on 2 March, 1861 (See the 1st Texas Infantry).

Fort Stockton, Comanche Springs, McLennan County, to Leon Creek, five miles west of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 10-22 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company C, under the command of Second Lieutenant E W H Read, evacuated Fort Stockton, Comanche Springs, McLennan County, Texas, in complience with General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 10 April, 1861, dated 18 February, 1861, and and arrived at Leon Creek, five miles west of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 22 April, 1861.

Surrendered at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 23 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company C, under the command of Second Lieutenant E W H Read, surrendered to Major S Maclin, infantry, Confederate States Army, and Captain J Duff, San Antonio City Guards, at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 6 AM on 23 April, 1861.

Note: Colonel C A Waite, 1st United States Infantry; Lieutenant Colonel W Hoffman, 8th United States Infantry; Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain D T Chandler, 3rd United States Infantry, Company I; Brevet Major & Captain J T Sprague, 8th United States Infantry, Company E; and Captain K Garrard, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, were arrested as prisoners of war by Major S Maclin, infantry, Confederate States Army, and Captain J A Wilcox, Alamo Rifles, at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 10 AM on 23 April, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry).

Temporary prisoner of war camp Fort Van Dorn, on the Salado River, seven miles east of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, to New York City, New York County, New York, 25 April-26 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company C, was stationed at a temporary prisoner of war camp Fort Van Dorn, on the Salado River, seven miles east of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, between 23 and 24 April, 1861, and was ordered to New York City, New York County, New York, on 25 April, 1861. Company C arrived at New York City, New York County, New York, on 26 May, 1861.

Evacuation of Camp Hudson, Company D, 17 March, 1861

The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D, under the command of Captain C D Jordan, was stationed between Ringgold Barracks, Davis Landing, on the Rio Grande River, half a mile east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, and Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, Val Verde County, Texas, on 1 January, 1861, and arrived at Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, Val Verde County, Texas, on 8 January, 1861.

Garrison at Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, Val Verde County, Texas, 16 March, 1861: Captain C D Jordan, 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, First Lieutenant J B Witherell; 8th United States Infantry, Company D

Post Return of Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, Val Verde County, Texas, (?) March, 1861: Captain C D Jordan, 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D; 8th United States Infantry (51), Company D; 2nd United States Cavalry (50), Company E, Captain G Stoneman, Jr.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, under the command of Captain G Stoneman, Jr., was on a scounting expedition in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, on 23 November, 1860, but was listed on the Post Return of Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, Kinney County, Texas, on (?) March, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry).

Evacuation of Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, Val Verde County Texas, 17 March, 1861: A detachment of Teel's Texas State Troops (16), under the command of Sergeant T L Wilson, was ordered to Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, Kinney County, Texas, on 2 March, 1861 (See the 1st Texas Infantry).

Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, Val Verde County, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 17 March-4 April, 1861: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D, under the command of Captain C D Jordan, evacuated Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, Kinney County, Texas, in complience with General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 17 March, 1861, dated 18 February, 1861, and arrived at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 27 March, 1861. Company D arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 4 April, 1861.

Troops (460) stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 13 April, 1861: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; 1st United States Infantry, Company G, Captain G W Wallace; 1st United States Infantry, Company K, Captain R S Granger; 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, Captain J Trevitt; 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, Second Lieutenant R G Lay; 8th United States Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith; 8th United States Infantry, Company D, Captain C D Jordan

Note: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain L Smith, arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 10 March, 1861, and was stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, between 10 March and 21 April, 1861. The 1st United States Infantry, Company G, and a detachment of Company I, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel G Morris, 1st United States Infantry, were stationed at Fort Chadbourne, on Oak Creek, Tom Green (Coke) County, Texas, on 27 February, 1861, and was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 23 March, 1861. The 1st United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Captain R S Granger, was stationed at Fort Lancaster, on the west bank of Live Oak Creek, above the Pecos River, Crockett County, Texas, on 18 March, 1861, and was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861. The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I, under the command of Major C C Sibley, arrived by the steamer Arizona, at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 13 April, 1861.

Green Lake & Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, 17-18 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company D, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was ordered to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I; and the 8th United States Infantry, Company A. Company D arrived in the evening the same day but was unable to embark on the steamer Star of the West in the morning on 18 April, 1861.

Note: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, chartered the schooners Horace and Urbana on 21 April, 1861, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I; the 8th United Sates Infantry, Companies A and D, were stationed at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, between 21 and 22 April, 1861.

Indianola to Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay & the Gulf of Mexico, 23 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company D, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was ordered to proceed by the steamers Horace and Urbana to Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, on 23 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I; and the 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A.

Surrendered at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, detachment of 1st, 3rd, & 8th United States Infantry, 24 April, 1861: A detachment of thirty-four men of the 1st, 3rd, and 8th United States Infantry, under the command of Captain A W Bowman, 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, and First Lieutenant J B Greene, 1st United States Infantry, Company K, embarked on the steamer Fashion at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, in the afternoon on 24 April, 1861, and surrendered at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, in the evening the same day. The detachment of the 1st, 3rd, and 8th United States Infantry, arrived by the staemer Fashion at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, on 28 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I; and the 8th United States Infantry, Companies A and D, under the command of Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, were stationed on the schooners Horace and Urbana at Pass Cavallo, between Matagorda Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, opposite Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, between 23 and 25 April, 1861.

Surrendered at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company D, under the command of Captain C D Jordan, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 25 April, 1861 (See the 1st Texas Infantry).

Note: Major E Van Dorn, 2nd United States Cavalry, resigned at Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, on 31 January, 1861, and was appointed colonel, cavalry, Confederate States Army, on 16 March, 1861. Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, was ordered to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 11 April, 1861, and assumed command of the troops stationed at Texas by General Orders No.1, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 21 April, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). Major S Maclin, infantry, Confederate States Army, was assigned to command the troops at and in the vicinity of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, by General Orders No.1, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 21 April, 1861, and Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, was assigned to command the Department of Texas between 29 April and 4 September, 1861. He was appointed brigadier general, Confederate States Army, on 28 August, 1861, dated 5 June, 1861, and Colonel H E McCulloch, 1st Texas Mounted Riflemen, was assigned to command the Department of Texas by General Orders No.17, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 4 September, 1861.

Troops surrendered at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; 1st United States Infantry, Company G, Captain G W Wallace; 1st United States Infantry, Company K, Captain R S Granger; 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, (No officers present); 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, Second Lieutenant R G Lay; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, (No officers present); 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D, Captain C D Jordan

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K, embarked on the steamer Horace; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I, to the brig Mystic; and the 8th United States Infantry, Companies A and D, to the steamer Urbana, at Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, on 28 April, 1861.

Saluria, eastern end of Matagorda Island, Calhoun County, Texas, to New York City, New York County, New York, 30 April-31 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company D, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Urbana to New York City, New York County, New York, by General Orders No.6, Paragraph II, Headquarters, 1st, 3rd, and 8th United States Battalion Infantry, Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, on 30 April, 1861, dated 29 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Company A. Company D arrived at New York City, New York County, New York, on 31 May, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K, were ordered to proceed by the schooner Horace to New York City, New York County, New York, on 30 April, 1861, and arrived in the morning on 31 May, 1861. The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I, were ordered to proceed by the the brig Mystic to New York City, New York County, New York, on 3 May, 1861, and arrived on 1 June, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Fillmore, Company E, 17 February, 1861

The 8th United States Infantry, Company E, under the command of Second Lieutenant R T Frank, was stationed at Fort Fillmore, four miles east of the Rio Grande River, and seven miles south of Mesilla, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, on 16 February, 1861.

Garrison at Fillmore, four miles east of the Rio Grande River, & seven miles south of Mesilla, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, 1 January, 1861: 8th United States Infantry, Company E, Second Lieutenant R T Frank

Note: Brevet Major & Captain J T Sprague, 8th United States Infantry, Company E, was stationed at Albany, Albany County, New York, on 1 February, 1861, and was arrested as a prisoner of war by Major S Maclin, infantry, Confederate States Army, and Captain J A Wilcox, Alamo Rifles, at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 10 AM on 23 April, 1861. He was stationed at Albany, Albany County, New York, on 12 June, 1861, and was appointed major, 1st United States Infantry, and First Lieutenant Z R Bliss, 8th United States Infantry, Company F, was appointed captain, 8th United States Infantry, Company E, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Fort Fillmore, four miles east of the Rio Grande River, & seven miles south of Mesilla, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, to Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, 17 February-9 March, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company E, under the command of Second Lieutenant R T Frank, was ordered to Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, by General Orders No.12, Headquarters of the Army, New York City, New York County, New York, on 17 February, 1861, and arrived at Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, on 18 February, 1861. Company E was ordered to Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 25 February, 1861, and arrived at Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, on 3 March, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company E, was ordered to Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, at 3 PM on 4 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Company F, under the command of First Lieutenant Z R Bliss. Company E arrived at Eagle Springs, sixteen miles southeast of Gatesville, Coryell County, Texas, in the afternoon on 7 March, 1861, and at Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 9 March, 1861.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Company H, was stationed at Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 9 March, 1861.

Post Return for Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, (?) March, 1861: Captain E D Blake, 8th United States Infantry, Company H; 8th United States Infantry (55), Company E, Second Lieutenant R T Frank; 8th United States Infantry, Company H (56), Captain E D Blake

Note: Acting Assistant Quartermaster & Second Lieutenant J J Van Horn, 8th United States Infantry, Company G, was stationed at Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 10 March, 1861, and Second Lieutenant R T Frank, 8th United States Infantry, Company E, was appointed first lieutenant, 8th United States Infantry, Company D, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Surrender of Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, 17 April, 1861: A detachment of Jordan's Texas State Troops (10), under the command of Second Lieutenant S W McAllister, was ordered to Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 2 March, 1861, and was stationed at Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861 (See the 1st Texas Infantry).

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Companies B, F, H, I, and K, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, arrived at Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861.

Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 18 April-9 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company E, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, on 18 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B, F, H, I, and K. Company E arrived at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, seven miles north of the Rio Grande River, Kinney County, Texas, in the morning on 2 May, 1861, and was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 3 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company E, arrived at Uvalde, Uvalde County, Texas, on 5 May, 1861, and at the east bank of the Medina River, opposite Castroville, Medina County, Texas, in the evening on 8 May, 1861. Company E was ordered to proceed by the Castroville Road to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, eleven miles east of the Medina River, at 12 AM on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning the same day.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Companies B, E, F, H, I, and K, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, arrived at the west bank of Leon Creek, seven miles west of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 6 PM on 9 May, 1861.

Surrendered at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company E, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Adams' Hill, east y of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 9 May, 1861 (See the 1st Texas Infantry).

Troops surrendered at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861: 8th United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve; 8th United States Infantry, Company E, Second Lieutenant R T Frank; 8th United States Infantry, Company F, First Lieutenant Z R Bliss; 8th United States Infantry, Company H, Captain E D Blake; 8th United States Infantry, Company I, Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle; 8th United States Infantry, Company K, Second Lieutenant L Peck; Second Lieutenant J Van Horn, 8th United States Infantry, Company G; Second Lieutenant W G Jones, 8th United States Infantry, Company B; First Lieutenant H W Freedley, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K

Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 10 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company E, arrived at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 6 AM on 10 May, 1861.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Company E, was stationed at San Pedro Springs, on San Pedro Creek, three miles north of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 10 May, 1861, and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was exchanged on 20 August, 1862. The 8th United States Infantry (278), Companies B, E, F, H, I, and K, were exchanged at Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, on 25 February, 1863.

Evacuation of Fort Quitman, Company F, 5 April, 1861

The 8th United States Infantry, Company F, under the command of First Lieutenant Z R Bliss, was stationed at Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, on 4 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, 1 January, 1861: Second Lieutenant J G Taylor, 8th United States Infantry, Company H; 8th United States Infantry, Company F, First Lieutenant Z R Bliss

Note: Second Lieutenant J G Taylor, 8th United States Infantry, Company H, was stationed at Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, on 10 March, 1861, and at Frankfurt, Franklin County, Kentucky, on 30 April, 1861. Captain T Fink, 8th United States Infantry, Company F, was stationed at Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, on 9 March, 1861, and died on 3 May, 1861. First Lieutenant R I Dodge, 8th United States Infantry, Company G, was appointed captain, 8th United States Infantry, Company F, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, War Department, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 3 May, 1861. First Lieutenant Z R Bliss, 8th United States Infantry, Company F, was appointed captain, 8th United States Infantry, Company E, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, War Department, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, & Eagle Springs, sixteen miles southeast of Gatesville, Coryell County, Texas, 4-7 March, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company F, was ordered to Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, at 3 PM on 4 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Company E, under the command of Second Lieutenant R T Frank. Company F arrived at Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, in the afternoon on 7 March, 1861.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Company E, was stationed at Fort Fillmore, four miles east of the Rio Grande River, and seven miles south of Mesilla, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, on 16 February, 1861, and arrived at Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, on 3 March, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, 5 April, 1861: Agent J W Magoffin, commissioner to the State of Texas, arrived at Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, on 4 April, 1861, and took possession of Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, on 5 April, 1861.

Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, to Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, 5-17 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company F, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, was ordered to Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 5 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Companies B, I, and K. Company F arrived at Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Companies E and H, were stationed atFort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861.

Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, to Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 18 April-9 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company F, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, on 18 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B, E, H, I, and K. Company F arrived at Fort Clark, in the vicinity of Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, in the morning on 2 May, 1861, and was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 3 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company F, arrived at Uvalde, Uvalde County, Texas, on 5 May, 1861, and at the east bank of the Medina River, opposite Castroville, Medina County, Texas, in the evening on 8 May, 1861. Company F was ordered to proceed by the Castroville Road to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, eleven miles east of the Medina River, at 12 AM on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning the same day.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Companies B, E, F, H, I, and K, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, arrived at the west bank of Leon Creek, seven miles west of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 6 PM on 9 May, 1861.

Surrendered at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company F, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 9 May, 1861 (See the 1st Texas Infantry).

Troops surrendered at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861: 8th United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve; 8th United States Infantry, Company E, Second Lieutenant R T Frank; 8th United States Infantry, Company F, First Lieutenant Z R Bliss; 8th United States Infantry, Company H, Captain E D Blake; 8th United States Infantry, Company I, Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle; 8th United States Infantry, Company K, Second Lieutenant L Peck; Second Lieutenant J Van Horn, 8th United States Infantry, Company G; Second Lieutenant W G Jones, 8th United States Infantry, Company B; First Lieutenant H W Freedley, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K

Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 10 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company F, arrived at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 6 AM on 10 May, 1861.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Company F, was stationed at San Pedro Springs, on San Pedro Creek, three miles north of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 10 May, 1861, and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was exchanged on 20 August, 1862. The 8th United States Infantry (278), Companies B, E, F, H, I, and K, were exchanged at Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, on 25 February, 1863.

Disbanded At Fort davis, Company G, 6 July, 1860

The 8th United States Infantry, Company G, was disbanded at Fort Davis, four miles south Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 6 July, 1860.

Note: Acting Assistant Quartermaster & Second Lieutenant J J Van Horn, 8th United States Infantry, Company G, was stationed at Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 10 March, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Davis, Company H, 18 April, 1861

The 8th United States Infantry, Company H, under the command of Captain E D Blake, was stationed at Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, in the vicinity of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, 1 January, 1861: 8th United States Infantry, Company H, Captain E D Blake

Note: Second Lieutenant J G Taylor, 8th United States Infantry, Company H, was stationed at Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, on 1 January, 1861, and at Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, on 10 March, 1861. Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Major J V Bomford, 6th United States Infantry, and Second Lieutenant J J Van Horn, 8th United States Infantry, Company G, were stationed at Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, in the vicinity of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 12 April, 1861, and Brevet Major & Captain J Seldon, 8th United States Infantry, Company G, resigned at Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, on 22 April, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861.

Post Return for Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, (?) March, 1861: Captain E D Blake, 8th United States Infantry, Company H; 8th United States Infantry (55), Company E, Second Lieutenant R T Frank; 8th United States Infantry, Company H (56), Captain E D Blake

Note: Acting Assistant Quartermaster & Second Lieutenant J J Van Horn, 8th United States Infantry, Company G, was stationed at Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 10 March, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, 17 April, 1861: A detachment of Jordan's Texas State Troops (10), under the command of Second Lieutenant S W McAllister, was ordered to Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 2 March, 1861, and was stationed at Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861 (See the 1st Texas Infantry).

Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, to Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 18 April-9 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company H, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, on 18 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Companies B, E, F, I, and K. Company H arrived at Fort Clark, in the vicinity of Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, in the morning on 2 May, 1861, and was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 3 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company H, arrived at Uvalde, Uvalde County, Texas, on 5 May, 1861, and at the east bank of the Medina River, opposite Castroville, Medina County, Texas, in the evening on 8 May, 1861. Company H was ordered to proceed by the Castroville Road to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, eleven miles east of the Medina River, at 12 AM on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning the same day.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Companies B, E, F, H, I, and K, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, arrived at the west bank of Leon Creek, seven miles west of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 6 PM on 9 May, 1861.

Surrendered at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company E, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 9 May, 1861 (See the 1st Texas Infantry).

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Company E, arrived at San Pedro Springs, two miles north of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 10 May, 1861, and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Major J V Bomford, 6th United States Infantry, surrendered at Adams' Hill, in the vicinity of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, on 9 May, 1861. He was stationed at San Antonio Barracks, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 14 June, 1861, and Captain E D Blake, 8th United States Infantry, Company H, resigned at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 15 May, 1861. First Lieutenant H M Lazelle, 8th United States Infantry, Company K, was appointed captain, 8th United States Infantry, Company H, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 11 June, 1861.

Troops surrendered at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861: 8th United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve; 8th United States Infantry, Company E, Second Lieutenant R T Frank; 8th United States Infantry, Company F, First Lieutenant Z R Bliss; 8th United States Infantry, Company H, Captain E D Blake; 8th United States Infantry, Company I, Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle; 8th United States Infantry, Company K, Second Lieutenant L Peck; Second Lieutenant J Van Horn, 8th United States Infantry, Company G; Second Lieutenant W G Jones, 8th United States Infantry, Company B; First Lieutenant H W Freedley, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K

Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 10 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company H, arrived at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 6 AM on 10 May, 1861.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Company H, was stationed at San Pedro Springs, on San Pedro Creek, three miles north of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 10 May, 1861, and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was exchanged on 20 August, 1862. The 8th United States Infantry (278), Companies B, E, F, H, I, and K, were exchanged at Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, on 25 February, 1863.

Evacuation of Fort Bliss, Company I, 31 March, 1861

The 8th United States Infantry, Company I, was stationed at Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, on 30 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, 1 January, 1861: First Lieutenant T K Jackson, 8th United States Infantry, Company I; 8th United States Infantry, Company I, Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle

Note: First Lieutenant T K Jackson, 8th United States Infantry, Company I, resigned on 1 April, 1861. Second Lieutenant W B Hazen, 8th United States Infantry, Company F, was appointed first lieutennat, 8th United States Infantry, Company I, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 1 April, 1861. Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle, 8th United States Infantry, Company I, was appointed first lieutenant, 8th United States Infantry, Company K, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 27 April, 1861, and Captain T G Pitcher, 8th United States Infantry, Company I, was stationed at Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, on 22 June, 1861.

Post Return for Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, (?) February, 1861: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B; 8th United States Infantry (42), Company B, Brevet Second Lieutenant W G Jones; 8th United States Infantry, Company I (42), Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle; 8th United States Infantry, Company K (46), Second Lieutenant L Peck

Evacuation of Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, 31 March, 1861: Agent J W Magoffin, commissioner to the State of Texas, took possession of Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, on 31 March, 1861.

Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, to Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, 31 March-4 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company I, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, evacuated Fort Bliss, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, in the vicinity of McGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, in complience with General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 31 March, 1861, dated 18 February, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Companies B and K. Company I arrived at Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, on 4 April, 1861.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Company F, was stationed at Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, on 4 April, 1861.

Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, to Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 5-17 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company I, was ordered to Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 5 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Companies B, F, and K. Company I arrived at Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Companies E and H, were stationed at Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861.

Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, to Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 18 April-9 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company I, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, on 18 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B, E, F, H, and K. Company I arrived at Fort Clark, in the vicinity of Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, in the morning on 2 May, 1861, and was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 3 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company I, arrived at Uvalde, Uvalde County, Texas, on 5 May, 1861, and at the east bank of the Medina River, opposite Castroville, Medina County, Texas, in the evening on 8 May, 1861. Company I was ordered to proceed by the Castroville Road to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, eleven miles east of the Medina River, at 12 AM on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning the same day.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Companies B, E, F, H, I, and K, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, arrived at the west bank of Leon Creek, seven miles west of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 6 PM on 9 May, 1861.

Surrendered at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company I, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 9 May, 1861 (See the 1st Texas Infantry).

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Company I, arrived at San Pedro Springs, two miles north of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 10 May, 1861.

Troops surrendered at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861: 8th United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve; 8th United States Infantry, Company E, Second Lieutenant R T Frank; 8th United States Infantry, Company F, First Lieutenant Z R Bliss; 8th United States Infantry, Company H, Captain E D Blake; 8th United States Infantry, Company I, Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle; 8th United States Infantry, Company K, Second Lieutenant L Peck; Second Lieutenant J Van Horn, 8th United States Infantry, Company G; Second Lieutenant W G Jones, 8th United States Infantry, Company B; First Lieutenant H W Freedley, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K

Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 10 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company I, arrived at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 6 AM on 10 May, 1861.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Company I, was stationed at San Pedro Springs, on San Pedro Creek, three miles north of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 10 May, 1861, and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was exchanged on 20 August, 1862. The 8th United States Infantry (278), Companies B, E, F, H, I, and K, were exchanged at Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, on 25 February, 1863.

Evacuation of Hatch(e)'s Ranch, Company K, 25 January, 1861

The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Second Lieutenant L Peck, was stationed at Hatch(e)'s Ranch, on the west bank of Gallinas Creek, San Miguel County, New Mexico, on 24 January, 1861.

Garrison at Hatch(e)'s Ranch, on the west bank of Gallinas Creek, San Miguel County, New Mexico, on 1 January, 1861: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain B S Roberts, Mounted Riflemen, Company C; 8th United States Infantry, Company K, Captain E B Holloway; Mounted Riflemen, Company C

Note: First Lieutenant G L Willard, 8th United States Infantry, Company K, was ordered to Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, by Special Orders No.29, Headquarters of the Army, New York City, New York County, New York, on 20 February, 1861, and arrived on 1 March, 1861. Captain E B Holloway, 8th United States Infantry, Company K, was on a leave of absence at Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, on 6 May, 1861, and resigned on 14 May, 1861. First Lieutenant W B Hazen, 8th United States Infantry, Company I, was appointed captain, 8th United States Infantry, Company K, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Hatch(e)'s Ranch, on the west bank of Gallinas Creek, San Miguel County, New Mexico to Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, 25 January-20 February, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Second Lieutenant L Peck, was ordered to Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, on 25 January, 1861, and arrived on 20 February, 1861.

Note: Second Lieutenant L Peck, 8th United States Infantry, Company K, was appointed first lieutenant, 8th United States Infantry, Company E, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Post Return for Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, (?) February, 1861: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B; 8th United States Infantry (42), Company B, Brevet Second Lieutenant W G Jones; 8th United States Infantry, Company I (42), Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle; 8th United States Infantry, Company K (46), Second Lieutenant L Peck

Evacuation of Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, 31 March, 1861: Agent J W Magoffin, commissioner to the State of Texas, took possession of Fort Bliss, half a mile north of the Rio Grande River, M(a)cGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, on 31 March, 1861.

Fort Bliss, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, in the vicinity of McGoffinsville, El Paso County, to Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, 31 March-4 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, evacuated Fort Bliss, on the west bank of the Rio Grande River, McGoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, in complience with General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 31 March, 1861, dated 18 February, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Companies B and I. Company K arrived at Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, on 4 April, 1861.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Company F, was stationed at Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, on 4 April, 1861.

Fort Quitman, on the east bank of the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, to Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, 5-17 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, was ordered to Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 5 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Companies B, F, and I. Company K arrived at Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Companies E and H, were stationed at Fort Davis, four miles south of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861.

Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, in the vicinity of Limpia Creek, Jeff Davis County, to Adams' Hill, in east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 18 April-9 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, on 18 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B, E, F, H, and I. Company K arrived at Fort Clark, in the vicinity of Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, in the morning on 2 May, 1861, and was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 3 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, arrived at Uvalde, Uvalde County, Texas, on 5 May, 1861, and at the east bank of the Medina River, opposite Castroville, Medina County, Texas, in the evening on 8 May, 1861. Company K was ordered to proceed by the Castroville Road to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, eleven miles east of the Medina River, at 12 AM on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning the same day.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Companies B, E, F, H, I, and K, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, arrived at the west bank of Leon Creek, seven miles west of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 6 PM on 9 May, 1861.

Surrendered at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 9 May, 1861 (See the 1st Texas Infantry).

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, arrived at San Pedro Springs, two miles north of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 10 May, 1861, and Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle, 8th United States Infantry, Company K, was appointed first lieutenant, 8th United States Infantry, Company K, by General Orders No.33, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 27 April, 1861.

Troops surrendered at Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861: 8th United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve; 8th United States Infantry, Company E, Second Lieutenant R T Frank; 8th United States Infantry, Company F, First Lieutenant Z R Bliss; 8th United States Infantry, Company H, Captain E D Blake; 8th United States Infantry, Company I, Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle; 8th United States Infantry, Company K, Second Lieutenant L Peck; Second Lieutenant J Van Horn, 8th United States Infantry, Company G; Second Lieutenant W G Jones, 8th United States Infantry, Company B; First Lieutenant H W Freedley, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K

Adams' Hill, east of San Lucas Springs to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 10 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, arrived at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 6 AM on 10 May, 1861.

Note: The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, was stationed at San Pedro Springs, on San Pedro Creek, three miles north of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 10 May, 1861, and Captain E B Holloway, Missouri State Troops, was mortally wounded during a skirmish with a detachment of the 1st United States Cavalry, Company C, under the command of Captain D S Stanley, at Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, on 13 June, 1861 (See the United States Cavalry). Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was exchanged on 20 August, 1862, and hte 8th United States Infantry (278), Companies B, E, F, H, I, and K, at Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, on 25 February, 1863.

Army of Pennsylvania, Company G, 10-17 June, 1861

The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company G, under the command of Captain R I Dodge, was stationed at Fort Wood, Bedloe's Island, New York Harbour, on 5 June, 1861.

Note: Captain R I Dodge was stationed at Fort Wood, Bedloe's Island, New York Harbour, on 30 April, 1861.

Fort Wood, Bedloe's Island, New York Harbour, to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 6-7 June, 1861: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company G, under the command of Captain R I Dodge, was ordered to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 6 June, 1861, and arrived by the Cumberland Valley Railroad at Camp McClure, on the grounds of A K McClure, on the Philadelphia Turnpike, one mile northeast of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 7 June, 1861.

Grounds of A K McClure, on Main or Front Street, one mile north of Chambersburg, to Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 7 June, 1861: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company G, was ordered to Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 7 June, 1861, arrived at J M Brown's Mill, on Muddy Run, three miles north of Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, in the evning the same day.

Note: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company G, was assigned to Doubleday's Battalion Infantry, under the command of Captain A Doubleday, 1st United States Artillery, Company E, at Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 7 June, 1861, and to the First Brigade, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Colonel G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, by Special Orders No.66, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, on 10 June, 1861 (See the First Brigade, First Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

J M Brown's Mill, on Muddy Run, three miles north of Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, to Williamsport Washington County, Maryland, 15 June, 1861: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company G, was ordered to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 15 June, 1861, and arrived by the Greencastle & Williamsport Turnpike the same day.

Williamsport Washington County, Maryland, to the vicinity of Falling Waters, Berkeley County, Virginia, 16 June, 1861: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company G, was ordered across the Potomac River at Lemon's Ferry, west of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the afternoon on 16 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Hitchcock, on the Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike, in the vicinity of Falling Waters, Berkeley County, Virginia, the same day.

Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike, in the vicinity of Falling Waters, Berkeley County, Virginia, to Hagerstown & Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, 17 June, 1861: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company G, was ordered to Washington, D. C., in the morning on 17 June, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, under the command of Colonel G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K; and the 2nd United States Infantry, Companies C and K, under the command of Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry. The company arrived at Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, the same day and was ordered to proceed by the Cumberland Valley Railroad to Washington, D. C., in the afternoon on 17 June, 1861. The order was countermanded and the 8th United Sates Infantry, Company G, was ordered to proceed by the Greencastle & Williamsport Turnpike to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the evening the same day.

Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, to Washington, D. C., 18-20 June, 1861: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company G, was ordered to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 18 June, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, and the 2nd United States Infantry, Companies C and K, under the command of Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry. The company was ordered to proceed by the Cumberland Valley Railroad to Washington, D. C., the same day. The company arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, via Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, and Baltimore City and Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 1 AM on 20 June, 1861.

Note: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company G, was assigned as provost guard at Washington, D. C., on 4 July, 1861, and was ordered across the Potomac River to Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 5 July, 1861.

Sources

"St Louis, 7 Feb. - Two hundred and fifty troops, from Newport, Kentucky, and one hundred from Fort Riley, Kansas, arrived today, destined for the United States arsenal in this city - the latter company, under command of Captain Lyon, who was appointed commandant of the arsenal, vice Major Bell."

The National Republican, 9 February, 1861 - Arrival of troops at St Louis

"We had barely time yesterday morning to announce the safe arrival, through Baltimore, of the first Pennsylvania regiment, the five companies third infantry, and General Sherman's fine battery. The latter numbers 92 men,74 horses, and four field howitzers, six and twelve ponders. They left Minnesota on the 11th ultimo, and cane as far as Elkton, Pa., where they remained two weeks."

The National Republican, 11 May, 1861 - The military arrivals

"The schooner Urbana has arrived from Indianola, Texas, via Havana, with two companies of the Second Infantry, under Captain Jordan Greene."

The Evening Star, 31 May, 1861 - New York, 30 May, 1861

"Colonel Dixon S Miles, Second United States Infantry, arrived on Saturday, with one company of Second United States Infantry, and the band, and has been put in command of a regiment now forming."

The New York Herald, 6 June, 1861 - More United States troops for Washington

"Company K, Second United States Infantry, Major Patton, commanding; Lieut. Hunter, commanding company; Lieut. Spencer, Assistant Quartermaster - numbering in all seventy men and four women - arrived at Chicago on 3d inst., and left at 7.10 for Pittsburgh. This company left Fort Ridgely, whither they were sent from Fort Ripley to relieve Sherman's battery, on the evening of the 30th."

The New York Herald, 7 June, 1861 - United States troops en route for the seat of war

"The Fifth brigade, now forming, is to be placed under command of Colonel Dixon S Miles, Second United States Infantry, who arrived here this morning from the West, with one company and the band of the regiment."

The New York Herald, 12 June, 1861 - Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 8 June, 1861

"Colonel Miles and staff, of the United States Army, passed through Cincinatti on Sunday last, from St Louis en route for Pittsburgh. The Second regiment United States Infanty Band accompanied them. The regiment will follow in a day or two."

The Baltimore Daily Exchange, 13 June, 1861 - Chambersburg, 9 June, 1861

Books/ Manuscripts

Colonel Richard Irving Dodge: The life and times of a career army officer, by Wayne R Kime

Memoir of Gen. Nathaniel Lyon, of the First Brigade, Missouri Volunteers, slain at the battle of Wilson's Creek, 10 August, 1861, by Ashbel Woodward

The Lyon campaign in Missouri being a history of the First Iowa Infantry and of the causes which led up to its organization, and how it earned the thanks of Congress, which it got: together with a birdseye view of the conditions in Iowa preceding the great Civil War of 1861, by E F Ware

An account of the battle of Wilson's Creek or Oak hills, fought between the Union troops, commanded by Gen. N. Lyon and the Southern, or Confederate troops, under command of Gens. McCulloch and Price, on Saturday, 10 August, 1861, in Greene county, Missouri, written and comp. from authentic sources, by Holcombe & Adams

The Army of the United States: Historical sketches of staff and line with portraits of generals in chief, by T F Rodenbough, Brevet Brigadier General, and W L Haskin, Major, First Artillery

The Union cause in St. Louis in 1861: An historical sketch, by Robert J Rombauer

The Exodus of Federal forces from Texas 1861, by J J Bowden

Official Army Register for September 1861, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, 1 September, 1861

General orders of the War Department, embracing the years 1861, 1862 & 1863: Adapted specially for the use of the Army and Navy of the United States, chronologically arranged in two volumes with a full alphabetical index, Volume 1, by Thomas M. O'Brien and Oliver Diefendorf

Biographical register of officers and graduates of the United States Military Academy, at West Point, N.Y., from its establishment, 16 March, 1802, to the Army reorganisation of 1866-67, by Bvt. Major General George W Cullum, Colonel, Corps of Enginers, U.S. Army

Notes

The United States Battalion Infantry, under the command of Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, was stationed at Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, on 18 June, 1861.

Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, to Washington, D. C., 18-20 June, 1861: The United States Battalion Infantry, under the command of Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, was ordered to proceed by the Franklin Railroad to Washington, D. C., on Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at 1 AM on 20 June, 1861.

Note: The United States Battalion Infantry was stationed at First Ward, Washington, D. C., in the morning on 20 June, 1861.

Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, to Washington, D. C., 4-5 July, 1861: The United States Battalion Infantry was ordered across the Potomac River at the Aqueduct Bridge, Georgetown, D. C., on 4 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Turnbull, on the Columbia Turnpike, in the vicinity of Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 5 July, 1861.

General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 8 July, 1861: The United States Battalion Infantry, under the coomand of Major G Sykes, was assigned to the First Brigade, Second Division, McDowell's Army, under the command of Colonel A Porter, by General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 8 July, 1861.

Note: Captain G Sykes, 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, was appointed major, 14th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.33, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Disposition of the First Brigade, Second Division, McDowell's Army, 15 July, 1861: Headquarters, First Brigade, Second Division, McDowell's Army, Colonel A Porter, 16th United States Infantry; 8th NewYork State Militia, Colonel G Lyons, rear of Arlington House or Lee-Custis Mansion, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia; 14th NewYork State Militia, Colonel A M Wood, quarter of a mile south of Arlington House or Lee-Custis Mansion, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia; 27th NewYork Infantry, Colonel H W Slocum, Franklin Square, on North K Street, between Twelfth and Fourteenth Streets, Washington, D. C.; United States Battalion infantry, Major G Sykes, 14th United States Battalion Infantry, Columbia Turnpike, in the vicinity of Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia; United States Marine Corps Battalion, Major J G Reynolds, Marine Barracks, on the corner of Eighth and I Streets, Washington, D. C.; United States Battalion Cavalry, Major I N Palmer, 2nd United States Cavalry, Johnson's Farm, quarter of a mile west of the tollgate on the Columbia Turnpike, Alexandria County, Virginia; 5th United States Artillery, Light Company D, Captain C Griffin, City Hall, on Indiana Avenue, south of Judiciary Square, Washington, D. C.

Advance to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, 16-18 July, 1861: The United States Battalion Infantry was was ordered to proceed by the Columbia Turnpike to Annandale, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 4 PM on 16 July, 1861, and arrived at the Alexandria, Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad, in the vicinity of Arlington Mills, Alexandria County, Virginia, at 6 PM the same day. The battalion arrived at Annandale, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 10 PM on 16 July, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Little River Turnpike to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 7 AM on 17 July, 1861. The United States Battalion Infantry arrived at Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 2 PM the same day and was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning on 18 July, 1861. The battalion arrived in the vicinity of Little Rock Run, south of the road between Centreville and Fairfax Courthouse, two miles east of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the afternoon the same day.

Note: Brigadier General I McDowell, United States Army, accompanied the Second Division, McDowell's Army, to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 17 July, 1861.

Little Rock Run, south of the road between Centreville & Fairfax Courthouse, two miles east of Centreville, Fairfax County, to Sudley Ford, on the Bull Run River, northeast of Sudley Spring, Prince William County, 21 July, 1861: The United States Battalion Infantry was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 2 AM on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at 4.30 AM the same day. The regiment was ordered to Sudley Ford, on the Bull Run River, northeast of Sudley Spring, Prince William County, Virginia, at 5.30 AM on 21 July, 1861.

Order of march, 21 July, 1861: 5th United States Artillery, Light Company D; United States Marine Corps Battalion; 27th New York Infantry; 14th New York State Militia; 8th New York State Militia; United States Battalion Infantry; United States Battalion Cavalry

Retreat to Washington, D. C., 21-22 July, 1861: The United States Battalion Infantry arrived at Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 8 PM on 21 July, 1861, and at Camp Turnbull, in the vicinity of Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, via Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 10 AM on 22 July, 1861.

Note: The United States Battalion Infantry, under the command of Major G Sykes, 3rd United States Infantry, was stationed at Camp Turnbull, in the vicinity of Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 24 July, 1861.

Special Orders No.44, Paragraph III, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 25 July, 1861: The United States Battalion Infantry, under the command of Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, was disbanded and the 2nd United States Infantry, Companies C and K, were assigned to Senior Captain N H Davis, 2nd United States Infantry, Company C, by Special Orders No.44, Paragraph III, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 25 July, 1861.

General Orders No.2, Headquarters, Division of the Potomac, Washington, D. C., 30 July, 1861: Colonel A Porter, 16th United States Infantry, was appointed provost marshall at Washington, D. C., by General Orders No.2, Headquarters, Division of the Potomac, Washington, D. C., on 30 July, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Company I; the 2nd United States Infantry, Companies C and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K; the 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A and E; and the 5th United States Artillery, Light Company D, were assigned as provost guard at Washington, D. C., , under the Colonel A Porter, 16th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.2, Headquarters, Division of the Potomac, Washington, D. C., on 30 July, 1861.

Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, Fifth Division, McDowell's Army: Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, was stationed at Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, on 14 April, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 15 April, 1861. He was accompanied by the 2nd United States Infantry, Companies E and F, and arrived at Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, in the afternoon on 29 April, 1861. Colonel D S Miles was ordered to Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, on 22 May, 1861, dated 4 May, 1861, and arrived on 29 May, 1861. He arrived at Camp Miles or Brady, in the vicinity of M Harchelford's Farm, on the Franklin Railroad, two miles southwest of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 8 June, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Infantry, Company K. Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, was ordered to proceed by the Cumberland Valley Railroad to Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Infantry, Companies C and K; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K; and the 8th United States Infantry, Company G. He arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, via Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, and Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, at 1 AM on 20 June, 1861.

Colonel A Porter, First Brigade, Second Division, McDowell's Army: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain A Porter, United States Mounted Riflemen, was appointed colonel, 16th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.33, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861, and brigadier general, United States Volunteers, by General Orders No.62, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 20 August, 1861, dated 17 May, 1861.

The Department of Northeastern Virginia and the Department of Washington were consolidated as the Military District of the Potomac on 25 July, 1861, and was redesignated the Department of the Potomac or Army of the Potomac on 15 August, 1861. The 2nd United States Infantry, Companies C and G; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H and K; and the 8th United States Infantry, Company G, were assigned as Provost Guard, under the command of Colonel A Porter, 16th United States Infantry, at Washington, D. C., on 30 July, 1861.

Reports

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.35: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp390-391
Major G Sykes, Fourteenth United States Infantry, United States Battalion Infantry, dated Camp Turnbull, in the vicinity of Arlington, Fairfax County, Virginia, 24 July, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.32: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp353-356
Colonel A Porter, Sixteenth United States Infantry, First Brigade, Second Division, McDowell's Army, dated Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 25 July, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.31: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp382-383
Colonel D Hunter, Third United States Cavalry, Second Division, McDowell's Army, dated Washington, D. C., 5 August, 1861