Union Regimental Histories

 

Washington

 

1st Regiment Infantry

Companies "A," "B," "C" and "D," organized at Alcartraz Island, San Francisco, Cal., January to April, 1862. Other companies organized at San Francisco and in Oregon at various dates.

Companies "A," "B," "C" and "D" ordered to Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter., April 18, 1862, and sailed April 30, 1862. Company "A" on duty at Fort Vancouver until August 1, 1862, and at Fort Walla Walla until December, 1865.

Companies "B" and "C" at Fort Vancouver until June 26, 1862, and at Fort Colville until muster out. (Co. "C") Expedition to Snake Indian Country May 4-October 26, 1863. Company "B" moved to Fort Walla Walla May 25, 1864, and duty there until muster out.

Company "D" at Fort Vancouver until June 25, 1862. At Fort Hoskins until June, 1863. Moved to Fort Boise June 1-July 4 and duty there until February, 1865. Expedition from Fort Boise to Salmon Falls August 27-October 5, 1864 (Detachment). Ordered to Fort Vancouver February 16, 1865, and duty there until muster out.

Company "E" ordered to Fort Walla Walla August 1, 1862. thence to Fort Steilacoom September 23, 1862, and to Camp Lapwai October 19, 1862. Duty there until April, 1864. At Fort Vancouver until muster out.

Company "F" at Fort Dallas, Ore., until February, 1865, and at Fort Vancouver until muster out.

Company "G" at Fort Steilacoom until April, 1863. Ordered to Fort Vancouver April 8, 1863, thence moved to Fort Boise June 1-July 4, 1863, and duty there until February, 1865. Ordered to Fort Vancouver and duty there until muster out.

Company "H" Joined July 13, 1862, at Fort Walla Walla, and duty there until June, 1863. Moved to Fort Boise June 1-July 4. Operations against Snake Indians and protecting Emigrants until October, 1863. At Fort Walla Walla until May, 1864. Ordered to Fort Vancouver May 25, 1864. Duty there and at Fort Dallas until muster out.

Company "I" Joined July 13, 1862. At Fort Vancouver until June, 1863. Moved to Fort Boise June 1-July 4. Operating against Snake Indians and protecting Emigrants until October. Duty at Fort Boise until muster out.

Company "K" at Fort Steilacoom December, 1862, to muster out.

Regiment mustered out December 11, 1865.

 

 

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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