1st District of Columbia Volunteer Infantry

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1st District of Columbia Volunteer Infantry (1898-1898) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Washington, D.C., May 10 to 17, with 49 officers and 922 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned to Second Brigade, First Division, Third Army Corps May 23
    • Assigned to Second Brigade, Second Division, Fourth Army Corps, June 12
  • Movements:
    • Changed station from Washington to Camp Alger, Va., May 18
    • Left Camp Alger May 21; arrived at Chickamauga May 23
    • Left Chickamauga, Ga., June 1; arrived at Tampa, Fla., June 4
    • Left Tampa July 2; arrived at Key West July 5
    • Regiment, except Company H, sailed from Key West July 6; arrived at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, July 9, from which date it participated in the Santiago campaign
    • Left Santiago August 18; arrived at Montauk Point, New York, August 28 and 29
    • Left Montauk Point September 8; arrived at Washington, D. C., September 9
    • Company H sailed for Porto Rico July 15; arrived July 25
    • Sailed from Porto Rico September 8; arrived at New York September 16
    • Regiment granted furlough for sixty days

Mustered out of the service of the United States at Washington, D.C., November 20, 1898, with 49 officers and 810 enlisted men. Casualties while in the service: Officers-died of disease, 1. Enlisted men-died of disease, etc., 22.

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