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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, Second United States Infantry, Company C, was appointed acting major prior to 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 was appointed acting major, United States Battalion Infantry, prior to the first battle of Bull Run and First Lieutenant A E Latimer was assigned to command the company on 21 July, 1861.
Company K: CAPT. L BEALL
Brevet Major & Captain G W Patten 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 was appointed captain by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 30 April, 1861. Captain G L Beall was assigned to command the company on 11 July, 1861.

Distribution of troops, 1 January, 1861: Company A, Fort Abercrombie, on 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 Mississippi River, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, Lieutenant Colonel J J Abercrombie, 2nd United States Infantry; Company D, Fort Abercrombie, on the Red River, Dakota Territory, Major H Day, 2nd United States Infantry; Company E, Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry; Company F, Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry; Company G, Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, Kansas, Brevet Major & Captain H W Wessels, 2nd United States Infantry, Company G; Company H, Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, Kansas, Brevet Major & Captain H W Wessels, 2nd United States Infantry, Company G, and Fort Larned, on the Santa Fe Trail, Kansas, First Lieutenant L Beall, 2nd United States Infantry, Company H; Company I, Fort Abercrombie, on the Red River, Dakota Territory, Major H Day, 2nd United States Infantry; Company K, Fort Ripley, on the Mississippi River, Crow Wing 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 Red River, Dakota Territory, on 17 July, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Abercrombie, on 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.

Fort Abercrombie, on 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, and Captains C S Lovell and D Davidson, 2nd United States Infantry. 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: 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 Red River, Dakota Territory, on 10 June, 1861 (See the 1st Minnesota Infantry).

Miami Valley, Company B, 1 January, 1861

The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Captain N Lyon, was stationed at Miami Valley, Miami County, Kansas, on 1 January, 1861.

Miami Valley, Miami 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.

Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, to St Louis Arsenal, St. Louis County, Missouri, 1-7 February, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Captain N Lyon, was ordered to the St Louis Arsenal, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 1 February, 1861, and arrived on 7 February, 1861.

Note: Captain N Lyon, 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, was assigned to command St Louis Arsenal, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 13 March, 1861, and the 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, was stationed at St Louis Arsenal, St. Louis County, Missouri, between 7 February and 12 June, 1861.

Troops stationed at St Louis Arsenal, St. Louis County, Missouri, 13 April, 1861: 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, Captain N Lyon; 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 J 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 (See the United States Army, Department of Washington)

Note: Second Lieutenant W F Lee, 2nd United States Infantry, Company I, resigned at St Louis Arsenal, 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.106, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 23 May, 1861, dated 5 December, 1861. A company of General Service Recruits, under the command of Captain A Tracy, 10th United States Infantry, was stationed at St Louis Arsenal, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 12 April, 1861, and was ordered to Jefferson Barracks Reservation, on the Mississippi River, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 13 April, 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 Mississippi River, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, on 1 January, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Ripley, on the Mississippi River, Crow Wing 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 Mississippi River, Crow Wing 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, near Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 28 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company C, was stationed at Camp Tillinghast, near 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 Red River, Dakota Territory, on 1 January, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Abercrombie, on 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 Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 19 January, 1861, and First Lieutenant T W Sweeny, 2nd United States Infantry, Company I, was appointed captian, 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, 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, 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 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, and Captains C S Lovell and D Davidson, 2nd United States Infantry. 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.

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, 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, 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 Kearney, 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 Kearney, 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 Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, to Fort 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, 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, Nebraska Territory, on 23 April, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by boat on Pawnee Loop Fork to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 27 April, 1861. The 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, 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, 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, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 30 April, 1861. Captain A Sully, 2nd United States Infantry, Company F, was assigned to command Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 23 May, 1861.

Fort Kearney, 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, Company F, was stationed at Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, on 14 April, 1861.

Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, to Fort 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, 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, Nebraska Territory, on 23 April, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by boat on Pawnee Loop Fork 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, 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, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 30 April, 1861. Captain A Sully, 2nd United States Infantry, Company F, was assigned to command Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 23 May, 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, on the Kansas River, Kansas, on 1 January, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, 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, on the Kansas River, 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, on the Kansas River, Kansas, under the command of Captain W Steele, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, on 12 January, 1861, and were ordered to Fort 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 Santa Fe Trail, Kansas, and a detachment at Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, Kansas, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain H W Wessels, 2nd United States Infantry, Company G, on 10 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, Kansas, 1 January, 1861:First Lieutenant L Beall, 2nd United States Infantry, Company H; Detachent of 2nd United States Infantry, Company H

Note: First Lieutenant L Beall, 2nd United States Infantry, Company H, 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, and 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 Santa Fe Trail, Kansas, on 28 March, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 29 March, 1861.

Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, to Fort Larned, on the Santa Fe Trail, Kansas, 11-19 April, 1861: A detachment of sixty-one men of the 2nd United States Infantry, Company H, under the command of Captain J Hayden, was ordered to Fort Larned, on the Santa Fe Trail, 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.

Note: Captain J Hayden, 2nd United States Infantry, Company H, was assigned to command to command Fort Larned, on the Santa Fe Trail, 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 Red River, Dakota Territory, on 1 January, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Abercrombie, on 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: 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 Red River, Dakota Territory, on 10 June, 1861 (See the 1st Minnesota Infantry).

Fort Abercrombie, on the Red River, Dakota Territory, 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.

Note: Captain D Davidson, 2nd United States Infantry, Company I, resigned at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, on 3 August, 1861.

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 Mississippi River, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, on 1 January, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Ripley, on the Mississippi River, Crow Wing 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 Mississippi River, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, to Fort Ridgely, Artillery School of Practice, on 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, on 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 Mississippi River, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, on 29 May and 6 June, 1861, respectively (See the 1st Minnesota Infantry).

Artillery School of Practice, Fort Ridgely, on 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, on 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, near Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 28 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company K, were stationed at Camp Tillinghast, near 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

Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, arrived at Cincinatti, Hamilton County, Ohio, on 26 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Infantry staff and band. He arrived at Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, on 29 May, 1861.

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, Company K, 8 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company K, arrived at Camp Brady, near C Bitner's Farm, on the Franklin Railroad, three miles south of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, under the command of Colonel D S Miles, 2nd United States Infantry, in the morning on 8 June, 1861.

Fort Ripley, on the Mississippi River, Crow Wing 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, near C Bitner's Farm, on the Franklin Railroad, three miles south 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, near C Bitner's Farm, on the Franklin Railroad, three miles south 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).

C Bitner's Farm, on the Franklin Railroad, three miles south 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 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, near Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 16 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Hitchcock, on the Potomac River, near Falling Waters, Berkeley, Virginia, the same day.

Potomac River, near 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, near 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 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 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 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, near 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 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, near 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, near Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry; Company D, Fort Clark, near Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, Colonel Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry; Company E, Ringgold Barracks, near Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry; Company F, Fort McIntosh, near Laredo, Webb County, Texas, Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; Company G, Fort Clark, near Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, Colonel Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry; Company H, Fort Clark, near Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, Colonel Bonneville, 3rd United States Infantry; Company I, Fort McIntosh, near Laredo, Webb County, Texas, Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry; Company K, Fort Clark, near 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, 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, near Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, on 6 March, 1861.

Garrison at Ringgold Barracks, near 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, near Rio Grande City, Starr County, to Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande River, 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, near Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, on 7 March, 1861, and arrived at Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, in the afternoon on 11 March, 1861.

Note: Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry, was assigned to command Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande River, Texas, on 12 March, 1861.

Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Cameron County, to Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, 20-21 March, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of Captain A W Bowman, was ordered to Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 20 March, 1861, and arrived at Camp Witherell, Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 21 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, 19 March, 1861: 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman

Note: Lieutenant Colonel E Backus, 3rd United States Infantry, was ordered to Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, on 20 March, 1861, and was stationed at Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, on 30 March, 1861. He was assigned a leave of absence on 15 April, 1861.

Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, 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 Star of the West to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies F and I. Company A arrived at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 13 April, 1861.

Indianola to Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, 23-24 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, was ordered to Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, on 23 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies F and I; the 8th United Sates Infantry, Companies A and D, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K, and arrived on 24 April, 1861.

Note: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was assigned to command Companies A, F, and I, at Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 26 March, 1861.

Surrendered at Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of Captain A W Bowman, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, Cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 25 April, 1861.

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 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 was assigned to command the Department of Texas between 29 April and 4 September, 1861. He was appointed brigadier general, Confederate States Army, on 5 June, 1861, accepted 28 August, 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, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, Captain J Trevitt; I; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F,Captain D T Chandler; I; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D; 1st United States Infantry, Company G, Captain G W Wallace; 1st United States Infantry, Company K, Captain R S Granger

Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, 23 April-1 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, was ordered to proceed by the brig Mystic to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 30 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies F and I. Company A arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 1 June, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K, were ordered to proceed by the schooner Horace to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 30 April, 1861, and arrived on 31 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, near 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, near 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, Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 30 January, 1861, and the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, were stationed at Fort Clark, near Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, on 17 February, 1861.

Fort Clark, near Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, to Fort Duncan, on the Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Cameron 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, on the Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, on 18 February, 1861, and arrived on 21 February, 1861.

Fort Duncan, on the Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Cameron 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, was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, at 12 PM on 20 March, 1861, and arrived near San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 28 March, 1861. Company B, arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 5 April, 1861.

Note: 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.

Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 12-25 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Sheppherd, embarked on the transport steamer Empire City at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 12 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 Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 19 April, 1861. The 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, arrived at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, on 25 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Empire City: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, Second Lieutenant A P Porter; Company C, First Lieutenant W B Royall; Company F, Captain R W Johnson; Company K, Captain C J Whiting; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; Company D, Captain H B Schroeder; Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; Company H, Second Lieutenant W H Bell, Company D; 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, near Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, on 24 February, 1861.

Garrison at Ringgold Barracks, near 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, near Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, to Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande River, near 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 Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, by Special Orders No.25, 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, Texas, on 28 February, 1861.

Note: Captain W B Johns, 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, was assigned to command Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande River, Texas, between 28 February and 10 March, 1861, and Captain G Stoneman, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, was assigned to command Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande River, Texas, on 11 March, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry).

Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Cameron County, to Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, 11-12 March, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, was ordered to Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 11 March, 1861, and was accompanied by Company E. Company C arrived at Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 12 March, 1861.

Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, 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 Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, 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 at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 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, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, between 30 March and 7 April, 1861.

Steamer Daniel Webster: 3rd United States Infantry, Companies C and E, Captains W B Johns and H B Clitz; 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, First Lieutenant E R Platt; First Lieutenant H W Closson, 1st United States Artillery, Company F; Brevet Major & Captain W H French, 1st United States Artillery, Company K; First Lieutenant O L Morris, 1st United States Artillery, Company M

Garrison at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, 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, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, 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 near 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, near 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, near 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, Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 30 January, 1861, and a detachment of eighteen men of Teel's Artillery, Texas State Troops, under the command of Captain T T Teel, seized Fort Clark, near Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Clark, near Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, 17 February, 1861: 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, Company D; 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, Captain G Sykes

Fort Clark, near 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, was ordered to Green Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies G, H, & K. Company D arrived near 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, 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.

Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 12-25 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Sheppherd, Company B, embarked on the transport steamer Empire City at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 12 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 Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 19 April, 1861. The 3rd United States Infantry, Company D, arrived at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, on 25 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Empire City: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, Second Lieutenant A P Porter; Company C, First Lieutenant W B Royall; Company F, Captain R W Johnson; Company K, Captain C J Whiting; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; Company D, Captain H B Schroeder; Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; Company H, Second Lieutenant W H Bell, Company D; 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, near Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, on 24 February, 1861.

Garrison at Ringgold Barracks, near 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, near Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, to Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande River, near 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 Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, by Special Orders No.25, 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 Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, on 28 February, 1861.

Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Cameron County, to Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, 11-12 March, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, was ordered to Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 11 March, 1861, and was accompanied by Company C. Company E arrived at Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 12 March, 1861.

Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, 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 Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, 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 at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 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, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, between 30 March and 6 April, 1861.

Steamer Daniel Webster: 3rd United States Infantry, Companies C and E, Captains W B Johns and H B Clitz; 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, First Lieutenant E R Platt; First Lieutenant H W Closson, 1st United States Artillery, Company F; Brevet Major & Captain W H French, 1st United States Artillery, Company K; First Lieutenant O L Morris, 1st United States Artillery, Company M

Garrison at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, 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, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, 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 near 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, Companies C and E, Captains W B Johns and H B Clitz, respectively

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, near Laredo, Webb County, Texas, on 11 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort McIntosh, near 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, Captain D T Chandler

Fort McIntosh, near Laredo, Webb County, to Ringgold Barracks, near 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, near Laredo, Webb County, Texas, in the morning on 12 March, 1861, and was accompanied by Company I. Company F arrived at Ringgold Barracks, near Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, on 18 March, 1861.

Ringgold Barracks, near Rio Grande City, Starr County, to Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, 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 Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 20 March, 1861, and was accompanied by Company I. Company F arrived at Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, via Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, on 26 March, 1861.

Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, 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 Star of the West to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A and I. Company F arrived at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 13 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 by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 17 April, 1861.

Indianola to Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, Company F, 23-24 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, was ordered to Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, on 23 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A and I; the 8th United Sates Infantry, Companies A and D, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K, and arrived on 24 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Company G, under the command of Captain G W Wallace, was stationed at Fort Chadbourne, near Bronte, 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 Live Oak Creek, Crockett County, Texas, on 18 March, 1861, and was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861. Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was assigned to command Companies A, F, and I, at Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 26 March, 1861.

Surendered at Saluria, 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, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 25 April, 1861.

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 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 was assigned to command the Department of Texas between 29 April and 4 September, 1861. He was appointed brigadier general, Confederate States Army, on 5 June, 1861, accepted 28 August, 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, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: 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, Captain D T Chandler; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D; 1st United States Infantry, Company G, Captain G W Wallace; 1st United States Infantry, Company K, Captain R S Granger

Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, 23 April-1 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, was ordered to proceed by the brig Mystic to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 30 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A and I. Company A arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 1 June, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K, were ordered to proceed by the schooner Horace to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 30 April, 1861, and arrived 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, near 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, near 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, Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 30 January, 1861, and a detachment of eighteen men of Teel's Artillery, Texas State Troops, under the command of Captain T T Teel, seized Fort Clark, near Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Clark, near Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, 17 February, 1861: 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, Company D; 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, Captain G Sykes

Fort Clark, near 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 ordered to Green Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies D, H, & K. Company D arrived near 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.

Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 12-25 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Sheppherd, Company B, embarked on the transport steamer Empire City at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 12 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 Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 19 April, 1861. The 3rd United States Infantry, Company G, arrived at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, on 25 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Empire City: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, Second Lieutenant A P Porter; Company C, First Lieutenant W B Royall; Company F, Captain R W Johnson; Company K, Captain C J Whiting; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; Company D, Captain H B Schroeder; Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; Company H, Second Lieutenant W H Bell, Company D; 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, near 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, near 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, Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 30 January, 1861, and a detachment of eighteen men of Teel's Artillery, Texas State Troops, under the command of Captain T T Teel, seized Fort Clark, near Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Clark, near Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, 17 February, 1861: 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, Company D; 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, Captain G Sykes

Fort Clark, near 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, was ordered to Green Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies D, G, & K. Company H arrived near 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.

Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 12-25 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Sheppherd, Company B, embarked on the transport steamer Empire City at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 12 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 Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 19 April, 1861. The 3rd United States Infantry, Company H, arrived at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, on 25 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Empire City: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, Second Lieutenant A P Porter; Company C, First Lieutenant W B Royall; Company F, Captain R W Johnson; Company K, Captain C J Whiting; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; Company D, Captain H B Schroeder; Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; Company H, Second Lieutenant W H Bell, Company D; 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, near Laredo, Webb County, Texas, on 11 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort McIntosh, near 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, Captain D T Chandler

Fort McIntosh, near Laredo, Webb County, to Ringgold Barracks, near 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, near Laredo, Webb County, Texas, in the morning on 12 March, 1861, and was accompanied by Company F. Company I arrived at Ringgold Barracks, near Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas, on 18 March, 1861.

Ringgold Barracks, near Rio Grande City, Starr County, to Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, 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 Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 20 March, 1861, and was accompanied by Company F. Company I arrived at Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, via Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, on 26 March, 1861.

Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, 12-13 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 steamer Star of the West to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A and F. Company I arrived at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 13 April, 1861.

Indianola to Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, 23-24 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, was ordered to Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, on 23 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A and F; the 8th United Sates Infantry, Companies A and D, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K, and arrived on 24 April, 1861.

Note: Major C C Sibley, 3rd United States Infantry, was assigned to command Companies A, F, and I, at Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 26 March, 1861, and Captain D Chandler, 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, surrendered at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 23 April, 1861.

Surendered at Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, Cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 25 April, 1861.

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 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 was assigned to command the Department of Texas between 29 April and 4 September, 1861. He was appointed brigadier general, Confederate States Army, on 5 June, 1861, accepted 28 August, 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, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F, Captain J Trevitt; I; 3rd United States Infantry, Company F,Captain D T Chandler; I; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D; 1st United States Infantry, Company G, Captain G W Wallace; 1st United States Infantry, Company K, Captain R S Granger

Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, 23 April-1 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company I, was ordered to proceed by the brig Mystic to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 30 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A and F. Company I arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 1 June, 1861.

Note: 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 to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 30 April, 1861, and arrived 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, near 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, near 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, Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 30 January, 1861, and a detachment of eighteen men of Teel's Artillery, Texas State Troops, under the command of Captain T T Teel, seized Fort Clark, near Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Clark, near Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, 17 February, 1861: 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, Company D; 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, Captain G Sykes

Fort Clark, near 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, was ordered to Green Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies D, G, & H. Company K arrived near 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, 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.

Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 12-25 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Sheppherd, Company B, embarked on the transport steamer Empire City at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 12 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 Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 19 April, 1861. The 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, arrived at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, on 25 April, 1861.

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

Washington, D. C., Companies B, D, G, H, & K, 8 May, 1861

The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, were stationed at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, 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, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, 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 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, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, on 7 May, 1861.

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 steamers 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., on 9 May, 1861. 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, and was ordered to First Ward, Washington, D. C., the same day.

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, & K, 6 June, 1861

The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, were stationed at Washington, D. C., under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, between 10 May and 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 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, near C Bitner's Farm, on the Franklin Railroad, three miles south 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).

C Bitner's Farm, on the Franklin Railroad, three miles south 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 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, near Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 16 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Hitchcock, on the Potomac River, near Falling Waters, Berkeley, Virginia, the same day.

Potomac River, near 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, Magoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, on 25 February, 1861, and was reorganised at Fort Wood, Bedloe's 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 Island, Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, 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, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kinney County, Texas, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith; Company B, Fort Breckinridge, on the San Pedro River, New Mexico, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, 8th United States Infantry; Company C, Fort Stockton, near Comanche Springs, McLennan County, Texas, Captain S D Carpenter, 1st United States Infantry, Company H; Company D, enroute from Ringgold Barracks, near Rio Grande City, Starr County, to Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kinney County, Texas, Captain C D Jordan; Company E, Fort Fillmore, near Mesilla, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, Second Lieutenant R T Franks; Company F, Fort Quitman, on the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, Second Lieutenant J G Taylor, 8th United States Infantry, Company H; Company G, disbanded at Fort Bliss, Magoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, 1860; Company H, Fort Davis, on the San Antonio to El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, Captain E D Blake; Company I, Fort Bliss, near Magoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, First Lieutenant T K Jackson; Company K, Hatch's Ranch, on the Gallinas River, 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 Manhattan (New York County), New York City, 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, New York Harbour, 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, New York Harbour, by Special Orders No.57, Headquarters of the Army, Manhattan (New York County), New York City, 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, near Washington, D. C., on 16 May, 1858.

Evacuation of Camp Hudson, Company A, 10 January, 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, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kinney County, Texas, on 9 January, 1861.

Garrison at Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kinney County, Texas, 1 January, 1861: Brevet Major & Captain L Smith, 8th United States Infantry, Company A; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, First Lieutenant J B Witherell; 8th United States Infantry, Company A

Note: 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, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kinney 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, evacuated Camp Hudson, on San Pedro Creek, Val Verde County, Texas, on 10 January, 1861, and arrived at San Antonio Barracks and Arsenal, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 18 January, 1861.

Note: Brevet Major General & Brigadier General D E Twiggs, United States Army, surrendered at San Antonio Barracks and Arsenal, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, to Colonel B McCulloch, cavalry, Confederate States Army, on 18 February, 1861.

San Antonio Barracks & Arsenal, San Antonio, to San Pedro Springs, near San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 16 February, 1861: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, was ordered to San Pedro Springs, near 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 (See the United States Army, Department of Washington). Company A, arrived at Camp San Pedro, San Pedro Springs, near San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, the same day.

Note: Colonel C A Waite, 1st United States Infantry, was stationed at Camp Verde, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kerr County, Texas, on 15 February, 1861, and was ordered to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 16 February, 1861. He arrived at San Antonio Barracks and Arsenal, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 19 February, 1861, and assumed command of the Department of Texas, at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, the same day. Lieutenant Colonel W Hoffman, 8th United States Infantry, was assigned to command San Antonio Barracks and Arsenal, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 11 February, 1861, and surrendered on 21 April, 1861.

San Pedro Springs, near San Antonio, Bexar County, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 5-10 March, 1861: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, 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 5 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.

Stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 11 April, 1861: 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Companies F and I; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D; 1st United States Infantry, Company G, Captain G W Wallace; 1st United States Infantry, Company K, Captain R S Granger

Green Lake to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, 17-18 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain L Smith, was ordered to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Company D, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K. Company A arrived at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 18 April, 1861.

Indianola to Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, 23-24 April, 1861: The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, was ordered to Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, on 23 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K. Company A arrived at Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, on 24 April, 1861.

Surrendered at Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain L Smith, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, Cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 25 April, 1861.

Note: Major E Van Dorn, 2nd United States Cavalry, at Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, resigned on 31 January, 1861, and was appointed colonel, cavalry, Confederate States Army, on 16 March, 1861. Colonel E Van Dorn 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 was assigned to command the Department of Texas between 29 April and 4 September, 1861. He was appointed brigadier general, Confederate States Army, on 5 June, 1861, accepted 28 August, 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, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Companies F and I; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D; 1st United States Infantry, Company G, Captain G W Wallace; 1st United States Infantry, Company K, Captain R S Granger

Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, 30 April-31 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of First Lieutenant J B Greene, was ordered to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, by Order No.6, Paragraph II, Headquarters, 1st, 3rd, & 8th United States Battalion Infantry, Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, 29 April, 1861, and proceeded by the schooner Urbana on 30 April, 1861. Company A was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Company D, and arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 31 May, 1861.

Note: 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, & 8th United States Battalion Infantry, Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, 29 April, 1861, and Brevet Major & Captain L Smith resigned on 13 May, 1861. The 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K, were ordered to proceed by the schooner Horace to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 30 April, 1861, and arrived on 31 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company A, was stationed near Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, on 4 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, New Mexico, on 2 February, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Breckinridge, on the San Pedro River, 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, First Lieutenant T G Taylor; 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: 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, 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. First Lieutenant T M Jones, 8th United States Infantry, Company B, resigned on 28 February, 1861.

Fort Breckinridge, on the San Pedro River, New Mexico, to Fort Bliss, near Magoffinsville, 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, was ordered to Fort Bliss, near Magoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, on 3 February, 1861, and arrived on 21 February, 1861.

Fort Bliss, near Magoffinsville, El Paso County, to Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, 31 March-12 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company B, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, was ordered to Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 31 March, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies I and K. Company B arrived at Fort Quitman, on the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, on 4 April, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 5 April, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company B, arrived at Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 12 April, 1861.

Fort Davis, on the San Antonio to El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, to Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 13 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 13 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies E, F, H, I, and K. Company B arrived at Piedra Pinta Creek in the evening on 1 May, 1861, and at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, in the morning on 2 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 3 May, 1861, and arrived at Uvalde, Uvalde County, Texas, on 5 May, 1861. Company B was ordered to proceed by the Castroville Road to San Antonia, Bexar County, Texas, the same day and arrived at the Medina River, near Castroville, Medina County, Texas, in the evening on 8 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, at 12 AM on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, the same day.

Surrendered at Adam's Hill, near 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 Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 9 May, 1861.

Troops surrendered at Adam's Hill, near 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 L Peck; 8th United States Infantry, Company K, Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle; Second Lieutenant J Van Horn, 8th United States Infantry, Company G

Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 10 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company B, was ordered to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 5 AM on 10 May, 1861, and arrived at 6 AM the same day.

Evacuation Fort Stockton, Company C, 1 January & 8 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, near 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, near 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: Captain A T Lee, 8th United States Infantry, Company C, was stationed at Fort Stockton, near 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 Barracks and Arsenal, 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.

Surrendered near San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 8 & 23 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company C, under the command of Second Lieutenant E W H Read, was ordered to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 8 April, 1861, and surrendered to Duff's Company, Texas State Troops, under the command of Captain J Duff, near San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 6 AM on 23 April, 1861.

San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, to Washington, D. C, 25 April-26 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company C, was ordered to Washington, D. C., on 25 April, 1861, and arrived on 26 May, 1861.

Evacuation of Camp Hudson, Company D, 8 January & 17 March, 1861

The 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D, under the command of Captain C D Jordan, was enroute from Ringgold Barracks, near Rio Grande City, Starr County, to Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kinney County, Texas, on 1 January, 1861, and arrived at Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kinney County, Texas, on 8 January, 1861.

Garrison at Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kinney 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 Sates Infantry, Company D

Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kinney 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, was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 17 March, 1861, and arrived on 4 April, 1861.

Stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 11 April, 1861: 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Companies F and I; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D, Captain C D Jordan; 1st United States Infantry, Company G, Captain G W Wallace; 1st United States Infantry, Company K, Captain R S Granger

Green Lake to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, 17-18 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company D, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain L Smith, was ordered to Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 17 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Company A, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K. Company D arrived at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 18 April, 1861.

Indianola to Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, 23-24 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company D, was ordered to Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, on 23 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Company A; the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies A, F, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies G and K. Company D arrived at Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, on 24 April, 1861.

Surrendered at Saluria, 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, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 25 April, 1861.

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 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 was assigned to command the Department of Texas between 29 April and 4 September, 1861. He was appointed brigadier general, Confederate States Army, on 5 June, 1861, accepted 28 August, 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, Calhoun County, Texas, 25 April, 1861: 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman; 3rd United States Infantry, Companies F and I; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company D; 1st United States Infantry, Company G, Captain G W Wallace; 1st United States Infantry, Company K, Captain R S Granger

Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, 30 April-31 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company D, was ordered to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, by Order No.6, Paragraph II, Headquarters, 1st, 3rd, & 8th United States Battalion Infantry, Saluria, Calhoun County, Texas, 29 April, 1861, and proceeded by the schooner Urbana on 30 April, 1861. Company D was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Company A, and arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, 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 Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 30 April, 1861, and arrived on 31 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company D, was stationed near Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, on 4 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, near Mesilla, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, on 16 February, 1861.

Garrison at Fillmore, near 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 surrendered at San Antonio Barracks, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 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, near Mesilla, Doña Ana County, New Mexico to Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, 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, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, by General Orders No.12, Headquarters of the Army, Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 17 February, 1861, and arrived at Fort Bliss, near Magoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, on 18 February, 1861. Company E was ordered to Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 25 February, 1861, and arrived on 9 March, 1861.

Fort Davis, on the San Antonio to El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 13 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 13 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B, F, H, I, and K. Company E arrived at Piedra Pinta Creek in the evening on 1 May, 1861, and at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, in the morning on 2 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company E, was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 3 May, 1861, and arrived at Uvalde, Uvalde County, Texas, on 5 May, 1861. Company E was ordered to proceed by the Castroville Road to San Antonia, Bexar County, Texas, the same day and arrived at the Medina River, near Castroville, Medina County, Texas, in the evening on 8 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company E, was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, at 12 AM on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, the same day.

Surrendered at Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company E, under the command of Second Lieutenant R T Frank, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, Cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 9 May, 1861.

Troops surrendered at Adam's Hill, near 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 L Peck; 8th United States Infantry, Company K, Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle; Second Lieutenant J Van Horn, 8th United States Infantry, Company G

Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 10 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company E, was ordered to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 5 AM on 10 May, 1861, and arrived at 6 AM the same day.

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 Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, on 4 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Quitman, on 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 Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, to Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, 5-13 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, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 5 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B, I, and K. Company I arrived at Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, between 5 and 13 April, 1861.

Fort Davis, on the San Antonio to El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, to Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 13 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 13 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B, E, H, I, and K. Company F arrived Piedra Pinta Creek in the evening on 1 May, 1861, and at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, in the morning on 2 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company F, was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 3 May, 1861, and arrived at Uvalde, Uvalde County, Texas, on 5 May, 1861. Company F was ordered to proceed by the Castroville Road to San Antonia, Bexar County, Texas, the same day and arrived on the Medina River near Castroville, Medina County, Texas, in the evening on 8 May, 1861. Company F was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, at 12 AM on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, the same day.

Surrendered at Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company F, under the command of First Lieutenant Z R Bliss, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, Cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 9 May, 1861.

Troops surrendered at Adam's Hill, near 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 L Peck; 8th United States Infantry, Company K, Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle; Second Lieutenant J Van Horn, 8th United States Infantry, Company G

Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Company F, 10 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company F, was ordered to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 5 AM on 10 May, 1861, and arrived at 6 AM the same day.

Evacuation of Fort Davis, Company H, 13 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, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 12 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, 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 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, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 12 April, 1861, and Brevet Major & Captain J Seldon, 8th United States Infantry, Company G, resigned at Richmond, Virginia, on 22 April, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861.

Fort Davis, on the San Antonio to El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, to Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 13 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 13 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B, E, F, I, and K. Company H arrived at Piedra Pinta Creek in the evening on 1 May, 1861, and at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, in the morning on 2 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company H, was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 3 May, 1861, and arrived at Uvalde, Uvalde County, Texas, on 5 May, 1861. Company H was ordered to proceed by the Castroville Road to San Antonia, Bexar County, Texas, the same day and arrived at the Medina River, near Castroville, Medina County, Texas, in the evening on 8 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company H, was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, at 12 AM on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, the same day.

Surrendered at Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company H, under the command of Second Lieutenant J J Van Horn, 8th United States Infantry, Company G, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, Cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 9 May, 1861.

Note: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Major J V Bomford, 6th United States Infantry, surrendered at Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, on 9 May, 1861, and was stationed at San Antonio Barracks, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 14 June, 1861. Captain E D Blake, 8th United States Infantry, Company H, resigned at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 15 May, 1861, and 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 Adam's Hill, near 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 L Peck; 8th United States Infantry, Company K, Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle; Second Lieutenant J Van Horn, 8th United States Infantry, Company G

Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 10 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company H, was ordered to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 5 AM on 10 May, 1861, and arrived at 6 AM the same day.

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

The 8th United States Infantry, Company I, under the command of First Lieutenant T K Jackson, was stationed at Fort Bliss, near Magoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, on 30 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Bliss, near Magoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, 1 January, 1861: 8th United States Infantry, Company I, First Lieutenant T K Jackson

Note: Captain T G Pitcher, 8th United States Infantry, Company I, was stationed at Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, on 22 June, 1861, and Second Lieutenant L Peck, 8th United States Infantry, Company I, was stationed at Santa Fé, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, on 24 February, 1861. First Lieutenant T K Jackson, 8th United States Infantry, Company I, resigned on 1 April, 1861, and 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.

Fort Bliss, near Magoffinsville, El Paso County, to Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, 31 March-13 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, was ordered to Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 31 March, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B and K. Company I arrived at Fort Quitman, on the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, on 4 April, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 5 April, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company I, arrived at Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 12 April, 1861.

Fort Davis, on the San Antonio to El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, to Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 13 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 13 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B, E, F, H, and K. Company I arrived at Piedra Pinta Creek in the evening on 1 May, 1861, and at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, in the morning on 2 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company I, was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 3 May, 1861, and arrived at Uvalde, Uvalde County, Texas, on 5 May, 1861. Company I was ordered to proceed by the Castroville Road to San Antonia, Bexar County, Texas, the same day and arrived at the Medina River, near Castroville, Medina County, Texas, in the evening on 8 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company I, was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, at 12 AM on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, the same day.

Surrendered at Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company I, under the command of Second Lieutenant L Peck, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, Cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 9 May, 1861.

Troops surrendered at Adam's Hill, near 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 L Peck; 8th United States Infantry, Company K, Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle; Second Lieutenant J Van Horn, 8th United States Infantry, Company G

Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 10 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company I, was ordered to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 5 AM on 10 May, 1861, and arrived at 6 AM the same day.

Evacuation of Fort Bliss, Company K, 1 January & 31 March, 1861

The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle, was stationed at Hatch's Ranch, on the Gallinas River, New Mexico, on 1 January, 1861.

Garrison at Hatch's Ranch, on the Gallinas River, 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, Manhattan (New York County), New York City, 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's Ranch, on the Gallinas River, New Mexico to Fort Bliss, near Magoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, 25 January-20 February, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle, was ordered to Fort Bliss, near Magoffinsville, El Paso County, Texas, on 25 January, 1861, and arrived on 20 February, 1861.

Fort Bliss, near Magoffinsville, El Paso County, to Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, 31 March-13 April, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain I V D Reeve, was ordered to Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 31 March, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B and I. Company K arrived at Fort Quitman, on the Rio Grande River, Hudspeth County, Texas, on 4 April, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 5 April, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, arrived at Fort Davis, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, Texas, on 12 April, 1861.

Fort Davis, on the San Antonio to El Paso Road, Jeff Davis County, to Adam's Hill, near Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 13 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 13 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B, E, F, H, and I. Company K arrived Piedra Pinta Creek in the evening on 1 May, 1861, and at Fort Clark, Las Moras Springs, Kinney County, Texas, in the morning on 2 May, 1861. The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 3 May, 1861, and arrived at Uvalde, Uvalde County, Texas, on 5 May, 1861. Company K was ordered to proceed by the Castroville Road to San Antonia, Bexar County, Texas, the same day and arrived on the Medina River near Castroville, Medina County, Texas, in the evening on 8 May, 1861. Company K was ordered to San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, at 12 AM on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, the same day.

Note: Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle 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.

Surrendered at Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, under the command of Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle, surrendered to Colonel E Van Dorn, Cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, in the morning on 9 May, 1861.

Troops surrendered at Adam's Hill, near 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 L Peck; 8th United States Infantry, Company K, Second Lieutenant H M Lazelle; Second Lieutenant J Van Horn, 8th United States Infantry, Company G

Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 10 May, 1861: The 8th United States Infantry, Company K, was ordered to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 5 AM on 10 May, 1861, and arrived at 6 AM the same day.

Adam's Hill, near San Lucas Springs, Bexar County, Texas, 9 May, 1861

COL. H E MCCULLOCH, 1st Texas Mounted Riflemen, Confederate States Army
1st Texas Mounted Riflemen: Companies A, B, D, E, H, and I, Captains J H Fry, W A Pitts, W G Tobin, G M Nelson, M M Boggess, and T H Ashby, respectively; Ford's Mounted Riflemen, Texas State Troops: Lieutenant Colonel J R Baylor, Companies B and D, Captains C L Pyron and J Walker, respectively; Independent Cavalry, Texas State Troops: Captain J J Goode, Dallas County, Texas; First Lieutenant J Paul, Medina County, Texas, and First Lieutenant J E Dwyer, Bexar County, Texas; 1st Texas Light Artillery, Company A: Captain W Edgar; Teel's Artillery, Texas State Troops, Section: Captain T T Teel

LIEUTENANT COLONEL J DUFF, Provisional Army of Texas
San Antonio (City) Battalion Infantry, Texas State Troops: Major J M Carolan, Captains W Prescott, J H Kampmann, A Navarro, J A Wilcox, and S A Maverick

Department 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, Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 5 June, 1861.

Note: Captain R I Dodge was stationed at Fort Wood, Bedloe's Island, Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 30 April, 1861.

Fort Wood, Bedloe's Island, Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, 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 Main or Front Street, one mile north 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 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, near Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the afternoon on 16 June, 1861. Company G arrived at Camp Hitchcock, on the Potomac River, near Falling Waters, Berkeley County, Virginia, the same day.

Potomac River, near 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

"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

"Company G, Eighth Infantry, formed part of an eight-company brigade that was joined in July by a battalion of marines, a detachment of dragoons, and six batteries of artillery. This ill-assorted accumulation of regulars numbered about 800 men, a tiny fraction of the 35,000 that comprised the federal strength in the area."

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

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

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 Cumberland Valley 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, near 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.

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 the Little River Turnpike at 4 PM on 16 July, 1861, and arrived at Bailey's Crossroads, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 7 PM on 16 July, 1861. The battalion was ordered to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning on 17 July, 1861, and arrived by the Little River Turnpike via Annandale, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 9 PM the same day. The United States Battalion Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Warrenton Turnpike to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning on 18 July, 1861, and encamped near Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, the same day.

Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, to Sudley Ford, on the Bull Run River, 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 battalion was ordered to Sudley Ford, on the Bull Run River, at 5.30 AM on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at 9.30 AM the same day.

Order of march, 21 July, 1861: The 5th United States Artillery, Light Company D; the United States Marine Corps Battalion; the 27th New York Infantry; the 14th New York State Militia Infantry; the 8th New York State Militia Infantry; the United States Battalion Infantry; and the United States Battalion Cavalry, on 16 July, 1861.

Retreat to Washington, D. C., 21-22 July, 1861: After the first battle of Bull Run the United States Battalion Infantry was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 8 PM on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Turnbull, near Arlington, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 10 AM on 22 July, 1861.

Note: The United States 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.

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, 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, 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 Brady, near 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, near 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