6th California Volunteer Infantry
U.S. Civil War (1861-1865)
6th California Volunteer Infantry (1862-1865) - Organized at San Francisco October 21, 1862.
- Department of the Pacific, Benicia Barracks
Mustered out October 25 to December 20, 1865.
Spanish American War (1898-1898)
6th California Volunteer Infantry (1898-1898) - Organized at San Francisco, and mustered into the service of the United States at San Francisco May 11, 1898, with 31 officers and 641 enlisted men.
Mustered out of the service of the United States at Fort Point, Cal., December 15, 1898, with 31 officers and 591 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-none. Enlisted men-died of disease, 3; suicide, 1; deserted, 3.
- Correspondence Relating to the War with Spain, Center for Military History, U.S. Army, Vol 1
- The Organization of the Army during the Spanish-American War, page 509
- Organization of Volunteers, page 581