1st Idaho Volunteer Infantry

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1st Idaho Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Boise May 7 to 18, with 32 officers and 644 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned to First Brigade, Second Division, Eighth Army Corps, August 1
    • Assigned to Second Brigade, First Division, Eighth Army Corps, October, 22, 1898
    • Transferred to First Brigade, First Division, Eighth Army Corps, January 3, 1899
    • Transferred to Second Brigade, First Division, Eighth Army Corps, March, 17, 1899.
  • Movements:
    • Left Boise May 19; arrived at San Francisco, Cal., May 22
    • Sailed from San Francisco on transport Morgan City June 27
    • Arrived at Manila, P. I., July 31
    • Participated in the attack on Manila August 13, 1898
    • In barracks at Malate, doing outpost and garrison duty, until February 4, 1899
    • Participated in engagement at Santa Ana February 5
      • at San Pedro Macati February 6 and 7
      • battle of Caloocan February 10
      • attack on Malabon February 11
      • on Guadalupe February 14 and 15
    • In trenches between Pasay and San Pedro Macati, doing guard, outpost, and reconnoitering duty
    • Participated in engagement at Marilao March 27
    • Headquarters at Gumbo Point March 31
    • at Macati Road to April 8
    • On Laguna de Bay expedition April 8 to 18
    • Participating in engagements at Santa Cruz, Partagan, Pueblo de Lambon, Parges, and Palete
    • Headquarters moved to Gumbo Point April 8
      • to Caliente Church June 18
      • to Cemetery Knoll June 25
    • Returned to Manila July 12
    • Sailed from Manila on transport Grant July 30
    • Arrived at San Francisco August 29

Mustered out of the service of the United States at San Francisco, CaL, September 25, 1899, with 32 officers and 444 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-killed in action, 1; wounded 2. Enlisted men-killed in action, 4; wounded 25; died of wounds, 2; died of disease; 13; killed by accident, 1; drowned, 1; deserted, 2.

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