8th California Volunteer Infantry
U.S. Civil War (1861-1865)
8th California Volunteer Infantry (1864-1865) - Organized by company 1864-1865.
Regiment mustered out 24 Oct 1865.
Spanish American War (1898-1898)
8th California Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized at Fruitvale, Cal.; mustered in at Fruitvale July 6 to 9, 1898, with 35 officers and 1,250 enlisted men.
September 10 to December 22 various companies distributed at Vancouver Barracks, Wash.; Alcatraz Island, Benicia Barracks, Angel Island, and the Presidio of San Francisco, California. Mustered out of the service of the United States at points named February 6, 1899, with 46 officers and 1,211 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-none. Enlisted men-died of disease, 7; suicide, 1; murdered, 1; deserted, 7.
- 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