Military Units Formed in California

The National Archives Index contains 21,405 names from California - all Union.

CONFEDERATE UNITS:
  • California's Confederate Militia: The Los Angeles Mounted Rifles
  • Belt's Partisan Rangers
  • Ingram's Partisan Rangers
  • Monte Mounted Rangers


  • UNION UNITS
  • California Volunteers
  • 1st Battalion of Mountaineers - 559 names
  • 1st Battalion of Native Cavalry - 821 names
  • 1st Regiment of Cavalry - 2445 names
  • 1st Regiment of Infantry - 1765 names
  • 1st Veteran Infantry - 626 names
  • 2d Regiment of Cavalry - 3555 names
  • 2d Regiment of Infantry - 2529 names
  • 3rd Regiment of Infantry - 1849 names
  • 4th Regiment of Infantry - 2114 names
  • 5th Regiment of Infantry - 1365 names
  • 6th Regiment of Infantry - 1670 names
  • 7th Regiment of Infantry - 1323 names
  • 8th Regiment of Infantry - 1347 names
  • Mounted Detachment, California Infantry (3 months, 1861) - 30 names
  • Massachusetts Volunteers
  • 2d Regiment of Cavalry (California 100 and the California Cavalry Battalion)
  • Pennsylvania Volunteers
  • The California Brigade
  • 69nd Regiment of Infantry (2nd California Regiment)
  • 71st Regiment of Infantry (1st California Regiment)
  • 72nd Regiment of Infantry (Baxter's Philadelphia Fire Zouaves) (3rd California Regiment)
  • 106th Regiment of Infantry (5th California Regiment)
  • New York Volunteers
  • 32nd Regiment of Infantry (1st California Regiment)
  • California Militia in the Civil War
  • Encampment of the 3rd Brigade, California Militia
  • Amador Mountaineers
  • Auburn Greys
  • Butte Mounted Rifles
  • California Volunteers
  • Coloma Greys
  • Company "H"
  • Gibsonville Blues
  • Los Angeles Mounted Rifles
  • National Guard, Downieville
  • Nevada Rifles
  • Oroville Guard
  • Petaluma Guard
  • Plumas Rangers
  • Sierra Greys
  • Stockton Blues
  • Volcano Blues
  • Naval History of California During the Civil War
  • Who's Got the Gold?
  • The Pacific Squadron: 1861-1866


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