#0666 Camp Union, Sutterville


#0666 Camp Union, Sutterville

Site information:

NE corner of Sutterville and Land Park Dr, Sacramento

Nothing remains of this site, as far as I know.


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

Camp Union, Sutterville

The 5th Infantry Regiment, California Volunteers, was organized here on 8 October, 1861 and trained by Brevet Brigadier General George W. Bowie for duty in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas against the Confederate forces. Since this was the year of the great flood, the troops aided the flood-stricken capital. Company F, (Sacramento Rangers), 2nd Cavalry Regiment, California Volunteers, was organized in Sacramento August 29, 1861 and later served here. This company furnished a large number of officers for other units of the California Volunteers.

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Sacramento Historic Landmarks Commission and Lieut. Lansdale Post No.67, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. February 15, 1959.

Registered 11/5/1958