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#666:  Camp Union, Sutterville

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Location:

NE corner of Sutterville and Land Park Dr, Sacramento

38.537680,-121.503713

 

 

Plaque:

State Plaque

Notes:

None


From the Guidebook:

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



2009 David Schmitt